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UCPCOG is Hiring an Assistant Finance Director

ASSISTANT FINANCE DIRECTOR: Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments (Wilson, NC) is seeking a skilled professional to join the Finance Department and assist with the finances of the Council. The Finance Department assists all programs of the Council in meeting the priority needs of our 5-county region, member governments, and stakeholders to help ensure the growth of local and regional resources and improve communities’ quality of life. Responsibilities include monitoring the budget, purchasing, accounting, and payroll operations. The position is also involved in the preparation of financial reports, assisting the Finance Director in both the budget and audit process.

Specific tasks involve entering transactions in the accounting system, monitoring programs, budget review, monthly closing tasks, and assisting with financial reporting functions. Assist with AP, AR, Payroll and Purchasing functions.  Work on financial management related to federal and state grants.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong ability to work in an energetic and positive team-based environment as well as perform independently. Position requires the capability to meet the compliance requirements involving federal and state funders and related laws. Position requires a person with strong attention to detail, maintaining confidentiality, regulatory compliance, and ability to present financial information to interested parties.

Minimum requirements: BA/BS in accounting, business management related; 5 years relevant experience; excellent written & verbal communication skills; strong budget and computer skills including spreadsheets and MS Office. Master’s degree and/or relevant professional certificates preferred. Hiring range: $64,383 to $72,433 DOQ. Excellent fringe benefits. EOE. Open until filled.