Job Listing: Director of Finance and Administration

East Central Intergovernmental Association Published: July 19, 2022
Dubuque, Iowa
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Director of Finance and Administration

East Central Intergovernmental Association (ECIA) is seeking an Accountant, with preference given to those with experience in governmental and/or non-profit accounting, to fill the position of Director of Finance and Administration.  Salary $102,078 - $121,338 plus an excellent benefit package including Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS). Position requires Bachelors Degree in accounting and at least five years of progressively responsible experience or an equivalent combination of education and responsible technical or professional experience.  Minimum two-year staff management experience.  Proficient in Microsoft Office products.

The director reports to the ECIA Executive Director and is responsible for the accounting and administrative functions of ECIA and its subsidiary entities.  The Director will oversee staff; maintain safeguards for financial assets; oversee financial activities and reporting for federal and state grant programs; monitor banking activities for all agency entities and subsidiaries; assist with annual budget preparation; prepare monthly financial reports; oversee payroll computation and preparation; manage agency pay plan; oversee annual independent audit for all ECIA entities; prepare data and entries necessary to maintain general ledger system; prepare financial board reports and attend meetings.  Strong communication and organizational skills are imperative including interacting effectively with staff, local government elected officials, working in a team environment, and the public.

All resumes must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 15, 2022.  ECIA is committed to promoting and supporting a diverse workplace.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  Women, minorities, and qualified persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Please refer to for a complete job description.  Send resumes to:  Executive Director, ECIA, 7600 Commerce Park, Dubuque, IA 52002 or email to [email protected]