The Director of Finance and Accounting is generally responsible for oversight, supervision, and management of the company's Department ofFinance/Accounting and its personnel. The key accounting and reporting functions within the company, including budgeting, planning, forecasting,financial and regulatory reporting, internal controls, research and analysis, compliance with contractual documents, budgetary restraints, andgovernment regulations are all elements of this director's duties.Responsibilities:- Sets forth desired objectives, develops procedures, and proposed changes in existing methods.- Oversees, manages, and supervises staff .- Creates, maintains, and preserves the Company's financial information and records.- Creates, maintains, and oversees internal auditing controls within the Company and policies and procedures associated therewith.- Collaborates and coordinates with the Company's management and leadership teams and other departments on Company matters asneeded or assigned.- Develops planning and strategic goals for the Department of Finance /Accounting.Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:- High aptitude in accountancy and a good understanding of computers and their role in accounting is required. - The ability to work and communicate effectively with individuals possessing varying levels of accounting and budgeting knowledge is required. - Procurement and management of all different types of insurance involving a public, governmental entity.- Purchasing and materials management.- Municipal budgeting laws.- Cooperative work with others.- Skilled communication both verbally and in writing associated withthe provision of formal reports and/or presentations.Education:MastersExperience:10+ yearsQualifications:- Education: A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related business field with at least twenty (20) hours of coursework in accounting is required. - A Master's degree in Accounting or a related business field with at least twenty (20) hours of coursework in accounting is preferred.- Certification: Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred Let's get to work!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.