DeKalb Co., GA Seeks A Chief Financial Officer / CFO
(Salary up to $185,000+ DOQ/E + Excellent Benefits)
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DeKalb County is Georgia’s third largest county with approximately 700,000 residents. The county covers approximately 271 square miles, consisting of a portion of Atlanta, Decatur, and many other communities. DeKalb County is one of the most culturally diverse communities in America and home to a significant number of prominent businesses and cherished institutions, including the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Emory University, and the American Cancer Society, to name a few.
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is appointed by and has a dual reporting responsibility to the CEO and the Board of Commissioners (BOC). The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the County’s top elected official. The County’s Tax Fund Budget is approximately $607 million, with a total annual budget of over $1.27 billion, not including capital appropriations.
The Chief Finance Officer (CFO) oversees the Finance Department and a budget of approximately $18.2M, and a staff of 155 that includes an Assistant Director of Finance and four Deputy Directors. The CFO advises the CEO and BOC on fiscal affairs. The Finance Department consists of the following functions: Grants and Capital Management, Treasury, Accounting Services, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Business Licensing and Auditing, Risk Management and Employee Benefits.
DeKalb County Government offers an opportunity for a proven, highly skilled Chief Financial Officer to serve as the County’s key adviser on all finance matters. This individual will be a member of the CEO’s executive management team.Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or Public Administration, or a related field. A CPA and/or advanced degree are preferred. To be considered, candidates must have at least 12 years of progressively responsible experience in public sector finance, financial management or a related field, including 5 years of senior managerial experience.
Because of your position in local government, we are seeking your assistance in identifying candidates for this position. If you are aware of highly motivated finance professionals that might have an interest, please forward this link to them: https://springsted-waters.recruitmenthome.com/postings/1571.
This position is open until filled; however, candidates are encouraged to submit their applications by Friday, October 20, 2017. For more information contact Art Davis at email@example.com, or by phone at 816.868.7042.
It’s In DeKalb
From Stone Mountain Park, home of the world’s largest free-standing piece of exposed granite, to its popular Perimeter commercial district and its 269 square miles teeming with residents who speak 140 different languages, “It’s In DeKalb.”
Located in the metropolitan Atlanta area, DeKalb is the fourth most populous county in the state, with approximately 735,000 residents, ...according to 2016 U.S. Census Community Facts population estimates.
In addition to a portion of Atlanta, several cities have joined Decatur: Avondale Estates, Brookhaven, Chamblee, Clarkston, Doraville, Dunwoody, Lithonia, Pine Lake, Stone Mountain and Tucker.
Employment opportunities are plentiful for the ready-for-business county with the DeKalb County Government! So whether it’s cultural diversity, natural attractions, higher education options or a business-ready environment with employment opportunities, “It’s In DeKalb.”
Mission, Vision and Values
As part of the county's budget process, the county has a defined vision, mission and values. They will be used as the foundation for shaping the goals, strategies and action steps in the strategic plan.
Statement of Vision: To build a new consensus for a better DeKalb County.
Mission: To make the priorities of the citizens of DeKalb County; the priorities of County government - by achieving a safer DeKalb, building stronger neighborhoods, creating a fiscally accountable and more efficient county government and uniting the citizens of DeKalb County.
Statement of Values: In working to accomplish our mission, we value:
• An inclusive approach involving the whole community.
• A team approach to preventing problems.
• Well-trained employees committed to excellence.
• A responsive and responsible service delivery system.
• Our cultural diversity.
• Positive change, innovation and creativity.
• Mutual trust and respect.