Director Of Finance

County Of Maui
$151,872 Per year HI Hawaii, USA
Advertisement

Overview

Concurrent Recruitment:
Concurrently, the County is also recruiting for a Deputy Director of the Department of Finance.  Prospective applicants should carefully evaluate the roles and responsibilities of the position, and only apply for the position that best suits their qualifications. 

Examples of Duties

  • Prepare bills for the collection of money due the county, or authorize the preparation thereof, by other departments of the county government, under the director's general supervision.
  • Collect and receive moneys due to or receivable by the county and issue receipts therefor, or authorize other departments to do so under conditions prescribed by the finance director.
  • Keep accurate and complete account of receipts and disbursements.
  • Maintain and manage the treasury and deposit moneys belonging to the county in depositories and instruments authorized by law which fulfill all conditions prescribed for them by law.
  • Contract for services of independent contractors, including contractors for public works and county physicians, and permit disbursements to be made pursuant to policies established by the council.
  • Be responsible for issuing and selling, paying interest on and redeeming bonds of the county.
  • Prepare and issue warrants and checks.
  • Prepare payrolls and pension rolls.
  • Sell real property upon which improvement assessments or real property taxes are not paid within the period prescribed and dispose of real property or personal property not needed by any department of the county pursuant to policies established by ordinance, provided that all deeds and other conveyances shall be executed by the mayor.
  • Rent or lease county property and award concessions pursuant to policies established by the council.
  • Prepare and maintain a perpetual inventory of all lands and equipment or other personally owned, leased, rented or controlled by the county.
  • Review assessment rolls for assessable public improvements prior to approval by the council and issue bills therefor after such approval has been given.
  • Have custody of all official's surety bonds, except the surety bond of the director of finance, which shall be in the custody of the county clerk.
  • Each quarter submit through the mayor to the council a statement of the revenues and expenditures for the preceding quarter and for the fiscal year up to and including the preceding quarter.  Such statement shall be sufficiently detailed as to appropriations, allotments and funds to show the exact financial condition of the county and of each of its agencies and executive departments.  A copy of the statement shall be filed with the county clerk and shall be a public record.
  • Administer the real property taxation function of the county.
  • Perform such other duties and functions as shall be assigned by the mayor. (Amended 1992)

Minimum Qualification Requirements

  • Be a citizen of the United States.
  • Be a resident of the State for at least one year immediately preceding the appointment.
  • Have a minimum of five years of experience in a public or private financial position, at least three of which shall have been in an administrative capacity.
  • As a part of or in addition to the five years of experience in a public or private financial position, three years of responsible managerial and budgetary experience.
  • As a part of or in addition to the five years of experience in a public or private financial position, three years of experience in one or more of the following functions: preparing bills for the collection of money due, or authorizing the preparation of such bills by others being supervised; collecting and receiving moneys due or receivable and issuing receipts therefor, or authorizing other to do so under prescribed conditions; keeping an accurate and complete account of receipts and disbursements; maintaining and managing a treasury and depositing moneys in depositories and instruments authorized by law; contracting for services of independent contractors and permitting disbursements to be made pursuant to established policies; bearing responsibility for issuing, selling, paying interest on, and redeeming bonds; preparing and issuing warrants and checks; preparing payrolls and pension rolls; selling real property upon which improvement assessments or real property taxes are not paid within the prescribed period, and disposing of real property or personal property not needed pursuant to established policies; renting or leasing property and awarding concessions; preparing and maintaining a perpetual inventory of all lands and equipment owned, leased, rented, or controlled; reviewing assessment rolls for assessable public improvements and issuing bills once approved; having custody of official's surety bonds; submitting quarterly statements of revenue and expenditures for the preceding quarter and for the fiscal year up to and including the preceding quarter; and administering the real property taxation function of a municipality or other governmental entity.
  • Have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in finance, accounting, economics, business administration, public administration, or other relevant discipline, or a combination of education and work experience substantially equivalent to such a bachelor's degree.

Supplemental Information

Salary
The salary for the Director of Finance is established by the Salary Commission.  The Salary Commission has set an annual salary of $151,872 for the Director of Finance, and the Deputy Director has an annual salary of $136,684.  

How to Apply

  • Interested applicants who meet the required minimum qualifications identified above should submit a cover letter, resume, three reference letters, and other supporting materials or documentation by email only to .   
  • In the cover letter, applicants should briefly describe how their education, skills and experience relate to the position description and meet the minimum qualification requirements. 
  • Applicants have until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 20, 2024 to submit the required materials for consideration. 
  • For any questions relating to this recruitment, contact the Department of Management at . 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: 

If you have never applied for a job using the NEOGOV system, you must create an account.  You will need a username, password, and working email address to create your account. Your detailed work history is required on the application. A resume submitted in lieu of an application will not be sufficient. Furthermore, "See resume" is NOT an acceptable response under the "Work Experience" section. An application containing this response may be deemed incomplete. Applications may be rejected if they are incomplete.

EXAMINATIONS ARE ADMINISTERED IN THE COUNTY OF MAUl ONLY

The above examination is being given on an open-competitive basis to establish an eligible list which shall be effective for not more than one year unless extended by the Director of Personnel Services.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The County of Maui does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy, arrest and court record, assignment of child support, national guard participation or any other basis covered by state or federal laws governing non-discrimination

Pre-Employment/Post-Offer Drug Screening Test: All applicants, who will enter a safety sensitive position or certain designated categories that the Personnel Services Director has established or who are required by law to be drug tested must pass a pre-employment/post-offer drug screening test as a condition of employment. There is no retesting or re-evaluation process. Cost for the drug screening test shall be borne by the County of Maui.

Personnel Services Email: 

Advertisement