Job Listing: Finance Director

Texoma Council of Governments Published: June 15, 2022
Sherman, Texas
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Finance Director

Texoma Council of Governments, Sherman, TX

Plans, coordinates, manages, and directs the operations and activities of the COG’s Finance Department including all aspects of financial, and procurement operations.  Responsible for managing and directing cash management, grant accounting, grant & contract compliance, and procurement of goods and services. Essential duties include but are not limited to the following performance measures: develop and manage COG budget including preparation and presentation of the annual budget, develop and submit indirect cost allocation plan, monitor and approve expenditures and prepare, negotiate, and administer contracts and grants for program compliance; and direct & evaluate departmental staff.

Must have knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles; governmental accounting practices and procedures; local, state and federal regulations applicable to grants administration and local government structure and intergovernmental relations. Must be able to maintain complete and accurate records; oversee and administer contracts efficiently and effectively; direct and motivate employees; demonstrate proficiency in both written and oral communication; exhibit excellent computer skills including Word and Excel in a Microsoft Windows environment

Master's degree in accounting, finance or a related field, plus at least six years of experience in public administration & finance with supervisory experience is preferred. Equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities for the position may be considered in lieu of degree.

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