Job Listing: Director of Finance

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Salary: $45,000-60,000

Closes: September 20, 2019

The Director of Finance is responsible for ensuring that the Museum, a state agency, complies with laws, policies, and practices of the Commonwealth of Virginia in its operations in these areas: budget planning and management, financial management and reporting, agency accounting, and procurement.


Minimum Qualifications

o Graduation from college or university with related degree in accounting, business administration, public administration or equivalent combination of professional experience and training. 
o Five or more years training and experience in budget planning and management, public finance, fiscal operations and reporting
o Training and experience in the management and supervision of financial and accounting personnel
o Training and experience in use and management of computer hardware and software, including database and server management
o Knowledge of generally accepted fiscal and accounting principles and procedures
o Knowledge of budget planning and preparation, management, analysis, reporting and internal controls
infrastructure, services and budget
o Ability to work effectively with agency management, employees, central agency staffs, and auditors 
o Ability to maintain regular contact with all levels of state government, such as the departments of Planning and Budget, Accounts and Treasury, as needed, in order to implement fiscal policies and procedures
o Ability to plan, monitor, and coordinate accounting, finance, budget and reporting functions, carry out analysis and preparation of financial reports, budgets and statements
o Ability to develop and implement accounting systems and procedures

Preferred Qualifications

o Knowledge of state fiscal policies and procedures for accounting and reporting
o Ability to work within the state Cardinal accounting system.
o Knowledge and ability to work on an agency team to manage agency IT
o Ability to develop and implement Agency operating and capital budgets
o Experience in Virginia state finance and accounting position in role carrying both leadership and management as well as hands-on finance work