Position Available: Accounting Services Director

VML/VACo Finance seeks an experienced accounting professional for a full-time management position within our Accounting Services consulting program.  Applicants must have held a financial leadership position, preferably in a local government.  Comparable governmental auditing experience is also acceptable.  CPAs are encouraged to apply.  VML/VACo Finance offers opportunities for professional growth.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing organization and to play a leadership role in VML/VACo Finance’s popular Accounting Services program.  The applicant should be a highly motivated, self-starting accounting professional with demonstrated management skills.  The position entails working in an ongoing management-level staff position as well as filling temporary accounting assignments in the field. 

 Typical duties may include:

  • Meeting with local government officials to assess requirements and develop proposals for Accounting Services
  • Supervising and providing support to accounting staff
  • Filling interim Finance Director positions that entail management and supervision, planning, interfacing with local officials, and overseeing major financial processes
  • Analyzing complex financial transactions to resolve outstanding issues
  • Reconciling various accounts to expected balances, preparing transactions to resolve outages
  • Assisting clients with year-end accrual entries
  • Preparing non-routine transactions in areas such as long term debt
  • Researching and recording fixed asset acquisitions and disposals
  • Preparing various accounting schedules for review by clients and auditors
  • Assisting with complex bank and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparing financial statements and notes in accordance with GAAP for governmental entities
  • Creating financial policies or procedural documentation for routine and non-routine financial transactions

In addition to having leadership experience in a governmental setting (or audit setting with governmental clients), applicants should have:  familiarity with governmental GAAP, solid references, and effective communications skills.  Experience with multiple municipal finance packages is preferred.  Periodic overnight in-state travel is required, usually scheduled in advance.  Compensation is commensurate with experience and performance.  

Interested persons should submit a confidential resume with references and salary history to info@valocalfinance.org.