Finance Manager

Monthly Salary: $9,053 – $12,222 monthly, DOE

Opening Date: August 22, 2019

Review Begins: September 6, 2019

Closing Date: September 23, 2019

Supervisor: P.T. Simmons, General Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt

The Finance Manager serves as a member of the Management Team and is responsible to direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance Department.


QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in business or accounting and ten (10) years directly related experience in the assigned financial areas (public financing, treasury, accounting, fiscal services), including at least five (5) years of management or supervisory experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Additionally, experience in municipal bond sales and RUS loans is preferred. A working knowledge of utility financial systems, rate design, costing procedures, service facilities, accounting systems, cost analysis, and operating policies and procedures. A knowledge of requirements, regulations, and laws applicable to public sector accounting and purchasing.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in the electric utility industry, working for a public employer, and working in a unionized environment.

Refer to the job description for a complete description of duties and responsibilities.


TO APPLY

The required fillable application form is located on our website at www.tpud.org, or contact Tillamook PUD at 1115 Pacific Avenue, PO Box 433, Tillamook, OR  97141 or E-Mail: [email protected]. In addition, a cover letter and one recent letter of recommendation are required.  Resumes are encouraged, but do not replace the required P.U.D. job application.


ELIGIBILITY

Under the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Tillamook PUD requires any person hired or rehired to provide evidence of identity and eligibility for employment on the date of hire.
TILLAMOOK PUD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYER.

 

Tillamook People's Utility District


Job Description

Position Title: Finance Manager
Department: Finance
Supervisor: General Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt
Salary Grade: Grade 68
Date Updated: August 21, 2019

Job Summary

The Finance Manager reports directly to the General Manager and is responsible to direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance Department. The Finance Manager is responsible to plan and manage general accounting, fiscal services, payroll, accounts payable, budget and rate proposals, public funding processes, financial systems changes, and overall financial planning for the District.


Functions

• Oversees and directs the accounting, finance, budgeting and insurance activities for the District.
• Directs the District in providing and directing procedures and systems necessary to maintain proper records and to afford adequate accounting controls and services in the following areas; Payroll, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable (Billing), Work Orders and Materials, and Customer Services.
• Directs the Finance Department to assure timely and accurate financial reports and presents them to the Board of Directors.
• Develops and administers the District’s capital financing and debt management programs including bond sales and RUS loans.
• Administers the District’s cash management and investment functions.
• Oversees and directs the preparation and monitoring of the District’s annual and quarterly budget processes.
• Conducts various analytical studies related to financial management of the District such as the revenue requirements for rate studies, and the ten-year financial forecast for bond issues.
• Coordinates the District’s property, liability, and workers compensation insurance programs.
• Coordinates the District’s financial audits.
• Directs the preparation of reports required by regulatory agencies.
• Works with other departments to assure that the accounting information is properly recorded and that the information is reported in a format that is useful to the management and staff.


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Accounting.
• Ten years directly related experience in the assigned financial areas (public financing, treasury, accounting, fiscal services), including at least five years of management or supervisory responsibilities.
• An equivalent combination of experience and education.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Certified Professional Accountant (CPA).
• Master’s degree in related area.
• Experience in Municipal bond sales and RUS loans.
• Knowledge of utility financial systems, rate design, costing procedures, service facilities, accounting systems, cost analysis, and operating policies and procedures.
• Knowledge of legal requirements, regulations, and laws applicable to public sector accounting and purchasing.

Professional Competencies:
• Possess leadership skills and proven track record of ability to positively influence culture, business strategy, and business outcomes.
• Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
• Proficiency with standard operating systems and office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Demonstrated organizational skills with proven ability to be detail oriented, prioritize workloads, multi-task, and maintain a professional demeanor.
• Demonstrated strategic thinking and analytical skills.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and establish and maintain effective working relationships and good public relations with other employees, agencies, and the general public, including individuals from diverse backgrounds or cultures.
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, financial reports, tax and legal documents.
• Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistics.
• Competent typing skills and ten key by touch.


Typical Physical Demands/Working Conditions

• Work is performed both in the field and in office environments. Work in the office is sedentary in nature, requiring the ability to process voice communication, and to enter and retrieve data from a computer.
• In addition to normal office hours, the employee must be able to attend after-hours and evening meetings as needed. Travel within the District and the state is often required. Some travel outside of Oregon is required. A valid Oregon driver’s license must be obtained within thirty (30) days of assuming the position.

Request for accommodations will be reviewed on an individual basis.

The above is not meant to be all-inclusive and requirements may change according to the demands of this position.

Job Details

Category
Status
open
Published
August 21, 2019
Closing
September 23, 2019