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Director, Administrative Services

Ridgeland, SC Full time
Posted on February 25, 2018

Director, Administrative Services 

Ridgeland, SC Jasper County, a rapidly growing county government, located in the beautiful South Carolina Lowcounty, seeks a chief financial officer. This vacancy follows the retirement of the former Finance Director who served for more than 30 years. 


• Formulating and managing the County's operational budget of more than 26 million dollars. 

• A soon to be developed Ocean Port Terminal & expansion of its local airport are only 2 projects leading to area's growth. 

• The Director is expected to establish appropriate systems and implement guidelines and procedures to ensure sound financial management 

• Supervise 5 (five) department heads and have oversight responsibility for the following functional areas: Finance, Accounts Payable, Procurement, Tax Collector, Assessor and Registrar of Deeds. 


• Bachelor's degree, (Master's preferred), in Finance, Accounting, Economics or closely related discipline; or 5-7 years directly related budget experience in state/local government environment. 

• Preference will be given to candidate with Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations. 

• Experience in government cost accounting, fiscal management, municipal accounting, procurement and demonstrated experience at management or policy making level 

• Superior written and oral communication skills are essential. 

• Excellent analytical skills and ability to utilize theoretical mathematical concepts needed.

• Knowledge of state/federal procurements regulations also required.