Performs complex executive work planning, organizing and directing the financial activities of the Town, and related work as required. Work involves setting financial policies and goals under the direction of the Town Manager. Provides leadership and exercises supervision over departmental personnel.
Plans, organizes, and directs the operations of the Finance Department, including disbursement and accounting of municipal funds, billing, preparation of the payroll and maintenance of payroll and time records, and preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports. Serves as a member of the team, along with the Town Manager in the preparation of the general operating and capital budgets; reviews departmental budget requests for accuracy and justification of resource allocation and expenditures; works with the Manager in directing the formulation of Town financial policies and in the preparation of the annual budget; prepares budget amendments and journal entries.
Reviews and monitors ongoing administration of budget, monitors revenues and expenditures
Performs fiscal analysis, trend analysis, revenue forecasting, debt service planning, capital budgeting and planning, financial reporting, and related financial management tasks
Submits periodic statements of financial condition to Town Manager and Board, as directed
Meets with department directors to discuss financial issues, oversees maintenance of financial records for each department
Reviews budget system and financial conditions and develops methods of improvement
Assists auditors during the annual audit of Town financial records; follows up on findings to improve financial systems
Maintains a general accounting system for the Town
Maintains separate accounts for items of appropriation in the budget
Performs related tasks as required
Possession of Certified Public Accountant designation or ability to obtain. Final applicant subject to pre-employment drug screening and background check.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable with experience.
Population 15,000 plus. Located 25 miles south of Charlotte, Waxhaw is a rapidly growing suburban community with a historic downtown. Waxhaw's Vision: Waxhaw is a friendly, vibrant prosperous town where history and creativity build an enduring, safe and healthy community for people of all ages to live, learn, work, play or grow a business. Waxhaw's Mission: The unique character of Waxhaw is pr...eserved and enhanced through responsibly serving residents, visitors, and the business community with integrity and innovation.