The North Clackamas Parks & Recreation District (NCPRD) is seeking an individual experienced in supervision and management of accounting operations and staff to oversee the planning, organizing, management, and direction of the financial, budget, and accounting operations for the district as the Financial Operations Manager.
The Financial Operations Manager will oversee the financial operations of the District to achieve established goals within budgeted funds and available personnel. The incumbent will organize, plan, implement, and monitor the day-to-day, short-term, and long-term financial affairs for NCPRD. They will do so by performing a wide range of professional accounting and financial reporting duties in connection with NCPRD financial accounting and reporting functions. Work will include complex financial and budgetary analysis, reviews, reconciliations, and research in support of the development, preparation, and analysis of District financial reports, budgets, and forecasts.
We are looking for someone with a proven track record of maintaining a positive, team oriented work environment. The successful candidate will be able to positively contribute to the overall management of NCPRD and will be a part of the executive management team. This leader will help develop employees by promoting training, education, mentoring and learning.
The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of principles, practices, procedures, and techniques of accounting, budgeting, grant administration, cash management, cost allocation and auditing, purchasing and internal controls, and financial investments. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership and organizational skills, as well as excellent communication skills. He or she will be able to demonstrate leadership, creativity, big picture thinking, flexibility, and a strong ability to accomplish work using a variety of staff expertise and stakeholder coordination. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to collaborate with staff members, elected officials, government agencies and business interests.
North Clackamas Parks & Recreation District is a service district of Clackamas County dedicated to providing exceptional parks and recreation programs, facilities and services. Voters approved the formation of the District in 1990 because they saw the need for greater parks and recreation services in the north end of the county. The District – which serves more than 122,000 residents in a 36-square mile area – includes the city of Milwaukie and a large area of unincorporated Clackamas County.
Demonstrated experience of at least 5 years in the preparation and analysis of financial statements and the development and administration of annual and supplemental budgets
Effective verbal and written communication skills with employees and the public
Ability to maintain composure with difficult customers; handle a wide range of situations and circumstances effectively, positively and professionally
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with County employees and the public; provide internal and external customer service; provide technical assistance to District divisions and outside vendors.
Driving may be necessary for County business. Incumbents must possess a valid driver's license. Accommodation requests for an acceptable alternative method of transportation will be reviewed on an individual basis in compliance with State and Federal legislation.
Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
Experience supervising, training, and writing performance evaluations of staff
Experience interpreting and implementing federal laws and regulations
Experience in accounting and finance in a governmental or non-profit agency or in an agency receiving Federal and/or State grants
Supervisory experience in managing accounts payable and receivable
Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite
Demonstrated knowledge of GAAP, GASB 34, along with OMB Circulars A-87 and A-133 requirements and procedures
Certification as a Public Accountant (CPA) and/or major course work in accounting, finance or related field from a college/university
*For Veterans qualified for Veteran’s Preference: If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.
Additional Salary Information: In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package for employees in regular status positions.
The North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District was created through a citizens’ vote to create more parks and recreation facilities in the northern part of the County. This district operates a regional park facility with an aquatic complex, ball fields, and natural areas as well as smaller neighborhood parks and a community center with senior activities.