Finance Manager

Application Deadline: 2022-09-30
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Do you possess high level finance skills and experience and the desire to put your skills to work in a government setting? Portage County has a full time Finance Manager position available in the Finance Department. This position works with federal, state and private grants to ensure all reporting and year end reconciliation is provided and supervises some of the Finance Department employees.

This is a brief description of the job duties:

This position directs and coordinates the financial reporting of federal, state, and private grants along with the year-end reconciliation and audit process for grant programs. This position also acts as a finance liaison and oversees the financial matters of other county funds and departments, such as Health & Human Services, Aging & Disability Resource Center, Veterans, University of Wisconsin-Extension, and others as assigned. This position assists with county-wide financial reporting and annual budget preparation. This position is a member of the Finance Department management team.

This position directly supervises 2.0 FTE Financial Associate III positions.

These are the skills we are seeking:

Associate Degree in Accounting or related field required.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field preferred.
Grants administration experience preferred.
Supervisory and/or management experience preferred.
Any combination of education and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.
Ability to successfully pass a financial and criminal background check.
Must meet County bonding requirements.
Please contact the Human Resources department at [email protected] to request a copy of the full position description.

Portage County offers an AWESOME benefit package, which includes the following;

Vacation – available on day one!
Health insurance- your choice of two health plans- (Health Savings Account associated with a High Deductible Health Plan with a County contribution or a PPO Co-pay plan)
Health insurance starting at $19.33 a paycheck!
Wellness incentive plan offered with health insurance enrollment! Earn up to $600 per year!
Flexible spending account
Dental insurance
State of Wisconsin Retirement Plan – County contribution of 6.5%!
Paid holidays
Paid sick leave
Life insurance- premium paid by the County (must work a minimum of 30 hrs/wk)
Long term disability insurance- premium paid by the County (must work a minimum of 30 hrs/wk)
EAP (Employee Assistance Plan) – paid by the County
457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan
Portage County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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