Reporting to the Port Director, the Director of Finance and Accounting oversees financial planning, accounting, budgeting, forecasting and analysis, funding, and internal audits. This person provides financial information and recommendations to the Board of Port Commissioners and senior management and supervises staff. The ideal candidate is a strategic, collaborative finance and accounting professional who has experience managing investments, preparing annual comprehensive financial reports, issuing debt, and completing audits.
They are a hands-on, roll up your sleeves leader who is collaborative, supporting, inclusive. They are a problem solver and change agent who is adept at streamlining processes. They communicate effectively and have strong writing and presentation skills. They are highly ethical and stand their ground, when necessary, in a respectful and constructive manner.
Requires Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or closely related field; 6 years progressively responsible experience managing accounting functions, including internal and outside audits, general ledger, investments, and financial reporting; and 2 years of supervisory experience. Master’s degree, CPA, CMA, and public agency experience are preferred.
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