Finance Director – Town of Apex, NC

Town of Apex, NC
Published
August 26, 2022
Location
Apex, NC
Billing Address
510 Meadowmont Village Circle #299
First Name
Candice
Last Name
Walsh
Phone Number
9198136096
County
Wake
Closing Date
09/24/2022

Description

If you are a finance executive seeking your next challenge in a thriving family and business centric community and your peers would describe you as an impeccable leader who can successfully motivate, inspire, and unite a team, then you could be the next Finance Director (FD) for the growing Town of Apex, NC. This opportunity is for the collaborative leader who has experience working with the Council-Manager form of government and extensive knowledge and understanding of municipal finance. The next FD is known for their effective communication skills and is successful in articulating financial issues to various stakeholders including Council, staff, and peer directors. The Town of Apex seeks a professional who is adaptable – one who thrives in a changing, fast-paced environment and has the keen ability to help others embrace and navigate change. The next FD values and exhibits high integrity – a trusted leader who will ensure ethical stewardship of public funds. Reporting to the Deputy Town Manager, the FD assists in development and monitoring of the Town’s budget. The recently adopted FY23 budget of $178M is supported by a tax rate of $.41 per $100 of assessed tax value and includes: General Fund: $91,201,500; Electric Fund: $47,666,000; Water & Sewer Fund: $26,664,100; and Non-major & Capital Fund: $12,533,200. The FD, with the support of 20 FT and 3 PT staff, is responsible for overseeing Accounts Payable, Financial Reporting, Payroll, Purchasing, and the Audit and Internal Controls for the Town of Apex. The next FD will be part of a team guiding the implementation of new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Advance Meter Infrastructure (AMI) systems, will work with others on capital project budgets and bond financing, and will model outstanding customer service. Following the retirement of key division directors, the next FD will have the opportunity to build a new leadership team within the department and must work to develop a team that focuses on accountability, effective engagement, and staff development. This position requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting or business, with five or more years of experience in public finance administration with increasing supervisory responsibility; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree, CPA and/or LGFA certification preferred.  The hiring range for the position is $130,000 - $150,000 depending on qualifications and experience. The Town provides an excellent benefits package. To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/developmentalassociates and click on the Finance Director – Town of Apex, NC title. All applications must be submitted online via the Developmental Associates application portal – NOT the Town Employment Application portal, nor any other external website; it is not sufficient to send only a resume. Resumes and cover letters must be uploaded with the application. Applicants must apply by September 24, 2022. Successful semi-finalists will be invited to participate in virtual interviews and skill evaluation on October 25th – 26th, 2022. Candidates are encouraged to reserve these dates for virtual meetings should they be invited to participate. All inquiries should be emailed to [email protected]. The Town of Apex is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The recruitment and selection process is being managed by Developmental Associates, LLC.