Finance Director

Watauga County
July 5, 2022
814 West King Street, Suite 205, Boone, NC, North Carolina
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814 West King Street, Suite 205 Boone, NC 28607
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Duties include performing complex professional and difficult administrative work planning, organizing, managing and participating in the financial activities and financial reporting for the County. The position requires a comprehensive knowledge of general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, budgeting, payroll, purchasing, financial planning and reporting, capital improvement planning and investing; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, government officials and the general public. Work is performed in accordance with established County finance procedures, local ordinances, North Carolina General Statutes governing the responsibilities of local government fiscal operations, generally accepted accounting principles and GASB.


Hiring range $99,573 – $124,466, Depending on Qualifications.


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration and extensive experience in government finance administration or accounting with considerable supervisory experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Master’s degree or CPA preferred.

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Apply at NC Works Career Center, 130 Poplar Grove Connector, Boone, NC 28607, (828) 265-5385. Applications may also be submitted by mail or fax (828) 265-5410. Application deadline is Monday, August 1, 2022. Watauga County is an EEOE.


County benefit package includes medical, dental and vision insurance; membership with Local Governmental Employees’ Retirement System, 5% supplemental retirement contribution; paid holidays; vacation and sick leave.