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FINANCE OFFICER

Salary Grade: 80          ($58,117 - $90,082)

 

 

Anson County is seeking an experienced Finance Officer.  With an estimated population of 26,948, Anson County is located 50 miles southeast of Charlotte.  Staffing consists of the Finance Officer, one accounting officer, two accounting technicians and one part-time finance clerk. 

Description of Work –Responsibilities include performing administrative, supervisory, and fiscal control work for County finance operations with an annual general fund operating budget of $27 million.  Work involves planning, coordinating, and directing all aspects of County financial management and administration, which includes the receipt, disbursement and accounting of County revenues and expenditures, managing the investment of County funds, and assisting the County Manager in preparing the annual budget.  Also supervises the Administrative Unit employees, which includes purchasing, accounts payable, and other accounting functions. 

An important part of the Finance Officer’s work includes the development of County revenues, expenditures and year-end balances forecasts along with evaluation and recommendations of internal financial policies. 

Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesThe successful candidate will demonstrate considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public finance administration, including governmental accounting; knowledge of the fiscal policies and statutory requirements governing County funds, including County Ordinances, Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements and North Carolina General Statutes; knowledge of the organization and functions of county government and the financial issues that impact them. The successful candidate will also demonstrate the ability to supervise, train, and evaluate the work of employees in accounting and related financial operations and to design, prepare, and evaluate analytical and interpretive financial statements.  Independent judgment and initiative are required in ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal laws and ordinances regarding governmental financial operations. 

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements – Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, or a related field, and 3-5 years of managerial accounting experience, preferably in a government setting; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  CPAs with related County government experience are strongly encouraged to apply.  Compensation is commensurate with experience and other qualifications.  Candidate must be bondable as this position is legally responsible for the County’s funds. 

Criminal background checks will be conducted on final candidates.  Pre-employment drug test also required. 

The ideal candidate understands the value of personal responsibility, mutual respect, teamwork, honesty, integrity, positive communications, punctuality, and exemplary attendance.  Ideal candidate is also motivated to deliver excellence in overall performance.

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

An Anson County Government Application must be completed and sent to:

Anson County Government

Attention: County Manager’s Office

101 S. Greene Street, Suite 205

Wadesboro, NC 28170

 

*Pre-employment drug/alcohol testing and criminal background check are required*
Anson County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age or disability in employment or provisions of service



Anson County Government
Animal Services Director

Salary Grade: 64 Hiring Range: ($30,091 - $46,640)

Applicants are encouraged to apply by April 22, 2016

Anson County Government is currently recruiting for an Animal Services Director.  The Anson County Animal Shelter opened in April 2014 and is a modern 5,500 square foot facility conveniently located on Highway 74 in Polkton.

Staffing currently consists of an Animal Services Director, two animal control officers, one full-time animal shelter assistant, and one part-time shelter assistant.  This vacancy notice is for the Animal Services Director, who is responsible for managing the animal shelter and animal control for Anson County with an estimated population 26,948.

Description of Work - The Animal Services Director is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, managing and supervising the daily activities of the animal shelter and animal control to ensure compliance with all applicable state and local laws, rules and regulations. Additionally, the Animal Services Director will be involved in developing and overseeing volunteer, adoption and public education programs; supporting fundraising efforts; and fostering good community relations.  Other duties include training and evaluating staff, developing and monitoring the budget, evaluating program and community needs and representing the animal services program in meetings with county officials and community agencies.   

Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesThe ideal candidate will have at least three (3) years of experience in shelter management and animal control field operations, and current knowledge of public health rabies laws and NCDA requirements.  A strong background in managing staff, training and mentoring personnel and volunteers, along with good interpersonal and leadership skills is essential in this position.  Demonstrated expertise in working with diverse constituents, including public customers, volunteers, and animal activists is highly desirable.  A commitment to high quality animal care standards and to the successful placement of adoptable animals is mandatory.  Adequate computer knowledge and skills is necessary to conduct business activities.   

The ideal candidate will possess the abilities to:
·         Ensure that shelter animals receive proper care;
·         Screen animals upon intake arrival at shelter;
·         Maintain clean facilities and adequate inventories of food, supplies and equipment;
·         Plan, manage, and direct work of shelter staff, animal control officers and volunteers;
·         Read, interpret and explain rules, regulations, and procedures;
·         Hire, train and supervise animal control officers and shelter staff;
·         Supervise volunteers;
·         Establish and maintain effective relationships with the public;
·         Use shelter management and animal control equipment, including biohazards, grooming tools, communication radios, capture devices, etc.;
·         Inaugurate and sustain working relationships with public health and NCDA officials;
·         Prepare and submit all animal control/shelter paperwork, reports, etc. as required.

Minimum Training and Experience RequirementsGraduation from high school and three years of experience in animal care, shelter management and/or animal control; prefer a Veterinary Technician Degree with current State Euthanasia and Vaccination Certifications.  If State Euthanasia and Vaccination Certifications are not current, applicant must have the ability to obtain within six (6) months.  Candidate must have and maintain a valid North Carolina driver’s license. 

The shelter is a 7 day-a-week operation that will require weekend, holiday and variable shift hours to be worked by the Director and staff.

The ideal candidate understands the value of personal responsibility, mutual respect, teamwork, honesty, integrity, positive communications, punctuality, and exemplary attendance.  Ideal candidate is also motivated to deliver excellence in overall performance.

 An Anson County Government Application must be completed and sent to:
Anson County Government
Attention: County Manager’s Office
101 S. Greene Street, Suite 205
Wadesboro, NC 28170

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG/ALCOHOL TESTING AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED

Anson County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age or disability in employment or provision of service.