Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments
Location of position: 
Salem, OR
$5,879 – $7,954 per month + Benefits
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Closing Date: 
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Job Description: 

MID-WILLAMETTE VALLEY COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS (MWVCOG) – Finance Director. $5,879 – $7,954 per month + Benefits (compensation currently under review). MWVCOG in Salem, OR is seeking applications for a Finance Director. This is a professional position that will plan, direct and oversee the operations of the Finance Department, including financial reporting, billing systems, and budget development. Also responsible for supervising department personnel and communicating with the public on financial matters and concerns. A position description and the full list of tasks for this position can be found at

Mandatory Requirements:

Broad knowledge of the principles, methods and practices of municipal accounting and budgeting, financial analysis and reporting, internal controls and auditing procedures, cash management, general grant funding requirements, and various laws affecting public accounting and budgeting. Knowledge of supervisory practices and computer software applications. Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in accounting and five years of experience, or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above duties. Desirable Qualifications: Previous Oregon local government experience, and previous experience with human resources and risk management. Possession of Certified Management Accountant designation. Knowledge of Grants Administration Software (GMS) and strong skills in Microsoft Excel.

To be considered, please submit cover letter, resume, and veterans preference form (if applicable). Finalists must complete our job application form prior to interview. Forms available at Cover letter and resume must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. (PST) on November 29, 2019. Mail to MWVCOG, 100 High St. SE, Suite 200, Salem OR 97301 or e-mail to EOE