APWA is searching for a financial leader to direct its Finance team in developing, implementing and executing the required financial strategies of the association. This leadership position will direct, plan and provide management of the association’s financial assets, tax, and reporting requirements along with strategic forecasting to ensure that APWA financial position is aligned with the strategic plan, program goals and initiatives.
Responsibilities include: Plan, direct and oversight of APWA and APWA Chapters/Branch financial cash management, financial reporting, variance analysis, annual audit, tax filings, accounts receivable, accounts payable, operating and capital budget development, secure and manage commercial insurance lines as well as business regulatory compliance. Serves as primary staff liaison to the Finance and Audit Committees along with participation and collaboration with the Executive Director, APWA Board of Directors and internal Leadership Team to formulate organizational positions and policies on key financial association positions.
American Public Works Association (APWA), a 501c (3) organization of 29,900 members from local public agencies and private firms. This position is located in our downtown Kansas City office location. More information about our organization can be found at www.apwa.net.
The ideal candidate will possess an entrepreneurial thinking style, attention to detail and demonstrated business-oriented results along with strong communication, people management and coaching skills.
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree, Master’s degree preferred, with a minimum of eight years experience working in an organization with $10 million dollars or larger annual budget which includes a positive progression of increasingly responsibility or equivalent combination of education and experience; a minimum of four years in a supervisory role along with leadership/management experience. Professional, trade association or not-for-profit employment experience strongly desired. Must be able to travel when needed for position with the potential of weekend travel.
Deadline to apply is September 8, 2017. Send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: email@example.com. More information about our organization can be found at www.apwa.net.
The American Public Works Association is an international educational and professional association of public agencies, private sector companies, and individuals dedicated to providing high quality public works goods and services.
Originally chartered in 1937, APWA is the largest and oldest organization of its kind in the world, with headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri, an office in Washington..., D.C., and 63 chapters throughout North America. APWA provides a forum in which public works professionals can exchange ideas, improve professional competency, increase the performance of their agencies and companies, and bring important public works-related topics to public attention in local, state and federal arenas.
The association is a highly participatory organization, with hundreds of opportunities for leadership and service, and a network of several dozen national committees in every area of public works. Governed by a 17-member board of directors, elected at both the regional and national levels, APWA is an open, flexible association with a diversified membership of 29,500 and a reputation for quality services and products