Deputy Finance Director

Recruitment #18-CO0123-01

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this classification exists is to oversee the detailed operations of the accounting process.  This is professional level accounting work in establishing, maintaining, and auditing accounts. Primary work responsibilities include: overseeing and participating in the financial accounting function of all funds; overseeing the workflow and work performance of two or more employees; processing all cash receipts and cash disbursements; monitoring and preparing various financial statements; preparing and reviewing tax-related reports and forms; assisting the Finance Director in the preparation of the County’s annual budget; serving as the Finance Division’s technical resource contact regarding financial software; and assisting the Finance Director in daily operations of the department. The employee works with considerable freedom of action in the more technical aspects of the work, but confers with and receives instructions from the Finance Director on matters of policy and deviations from established procedures.  The employee reports directly to the Finance Director.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in accounting and five (5) years of progressively responsible accounting and financial management experience to include governmental fund accounting, budget analysis, and financial statement preparation.  Must have at least two years of supervisory experience. 

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) vacancy and any vacancies that may occur during the life of the register.  The current vacancy is with the Montgomery County Finance Department.  Applicants will be screened and qualified based upon education and experience as shown on the application and supplemental questionnaire.  For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and the supplemental questionnaire completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were.  If more than five qualified applications are received, the supplemental questionnaire will be used to rank applicants. Tied scores will not be broken (in accordance with Personnel Rules and Regulations, Rule VII, Section 3).   Applicants will be placed in groups based on their qualifications indicated on the supplemental questionnaire.  Applicants within each group will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order.  If there are five or less qualified applicants, they will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order. 

Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment is conditional upon the potential employee passing a preemployment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.

I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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