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January 31, 2023 at 6:29 am #3120AnonymousInactive
FINANCE DIRECTOR – OUTAGAMIE COUNTY
Outagamie County (pop. 190,705) is located in east central Wisconsin, north of Lake Winnebago and southwest of Green Bay. The City of Appleton (pop. 75,644) is the county seat. The Fox River Valley, a roughly 40 mile long riparian depression extending from Lake Winnebago to Green Bay, is the focal point for the Outagamie community, commerce, and culture – a wonderful east-central Wisconsin area comprised of 18 unique communities positioned along the scenic Fox River and Lake Winnebago. This Upper Midwest region presents quite a dynamic lifestyle for both residents and employers, thanks to its mix of big-city conveniences with small-town warmth and friendliness.
The Fox Cities is the proud home of notable school systems, colleges and healthcare systems, and is known across Wisconsin as THE place for shopping. Downtown Appleton, the Fox River Mall and many other retail destinations are a draw for shoppers from all over Wisconsin and beyond. In addition to shopping, the region features vibrant cultural venues, a year-round calendar of exciting events, one-of-a-kind museums and fantastic outdoor recreation.
This is also a premier place for business. The Fox Cities diverse economy is represented by the paper, technology, manufacturing, retail, service and electronic industries. Employers take advantage of this positive and dynamic environment, along with the areas low cost of operations, quality infrastructure, highly skilled workforce and supportive atmosphere.
Outagamie County government includes 36 agencies, departments and offices headed by various elected or appointed officials and staffed by roughly 1,200 dedicated public servants. The county executive serves as the chief elected county official and appoints 15 department heads who are confirmed by the 36 member county board of supervisors.
Reporting to the County Executive, the Finance Director coordinates the planning and organization of financial and administrative functions within the Department and County. Performs related duties including establishing County policies, preparing and reviewing budgets, preparing financial reports, etc.
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
• Establishes, implements and monitors county-wide policies in financial procedures, fiscal reporting, accounting methods, budget preparation, debt administration, and cash management.
• Provides financial analysis and recommendations on complex issues, opportunities and problems facing the county.
• Plans, organizes, and supervises budget preparation activities; assists the County Executive in reviewing departmental budgets and preparing the Executive Budget; assists Finance Committee and County Board in its review of the annual budget; oversees final publication of the Adopted Budget.
• Coordinates the financing activities of the County, which include debt management and other cost benefit financing arrangements.
• Working in conjunction with the Finance Deputy Director, plans and organizes the preparation of post-audit schedules, activities, and reports for annual review by the County’s external auditors.
• Works with the Deputy Director, Dept. & Board Relations and Risk Administrator in administration of the County’s risk management program, except for personnel benefits program.
• Works with the Deputy Director, Dept. & Board Relations and Procurement Coordinator on administration of the County’s procurement program.
• Oversees the County’s payroll program in conjunction with the Finance Deputy Director or Controller and Payroll Supervisor.
• Provides advice, counsel, and direction to department heads to ensure effective administration and implementation of approved budgets, fiscal policies, plans, and programs.
• Recommends changes in accounting methods and systems; oversees the installation of new accounting systems and procedures.
• Provides periodic financial statements to the County Executive, County Board, and departments detailing the County’s financial condition.
• Serves as an ex-officio member of the Finance Committee.
• Serves as county representative on Joint Review Boards regarding consideration of TIF (Tax Increment Finance) Districts. In consultation with the Development and Land Services Director, provides recommendations to the Finance Committee on TIF District Plans/Plan Amendments.
• Coordinates and supervises the maintenance of a county-wide capital asset inventory.
• Prepares or directs the process for recovery of certain revenues due the County, including grants and miscellaneous fees.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration and seven to ten years accounting and financial experience required
• CPA or CPFO preferred.
• Or, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.
OUTAGAMIE COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, THE COUNTY WILL PROVIDE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES AND ENCOURAGES BOTH PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEES AND INCUMBENTS TO DISCUSS POTENTIAL ACCOMMODATIONS WITH THE EMPLOYER.
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