Director of Finance
Nevada Irrigation District - Finance Department
Grass Valley, California
Annual Salary: $161,366 - $218,400 DOE/DOQ
Nevada Irrigation District (Grass Valley, California) is seeking a Director of Finance (Director) who will oversee the activities of the Finance Department and support its mission to provide a dependable, quality water supply; continue to be good stewards of the watersheds, while conserving the available resources in NID’s care. The Director will have a background in government accounting and/or budgeting and use their leadership expertise to oversee the restructuring of their department, an annual budget of approximately $80 million, and 10 staff. They will be an effective communicator, persuasive negotiator, timely organizer, and steadfast project manager. The ideal candidate for this role is someone who can take the Department to the next level and get things done! Having relationship-building skills is essential, as this role regularly interacts with the Board, other departments, and outside organizations.
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THE JOB/ THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The Director of Finance is a highly skilled in government accounting and eager to hone their skills as a municipal budgeting professional. The Director will oversee all the activities of the Finance Department, including overseeing a full restructuring of the Department to create a more streamlined and timelier workflow. Other essential duties include developing department goals, recommending policies and procedures, preparing staff reports, developing budgets, and ensuring compliance and cost-effectiveness. This leader will mentor and train staff, helping them further develop the Department’s services and customer service capabilities. The Director of Finance will collaborate with other departments, outside agencies, and organizations.
The ideal candidate has a balance of highly technical and interpersonal skills. They are an excellent organizer, communicator, negotiator, project manager, with an eagerness to learn and advance their craft. They use their creative thinking skills to find innovative solutions and are eager to support their team. The successful candidate will adhere to timelines and processes, ensuring the team is meeting deadlines. The next Director will be customer service oriented and well-versed in team building and conflict resolution.