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Director II - Finance and Analysis
Location:New Windsor
FT/PT Status:Full-Time Salaried w/Benefits
Starting Salary:$92,664
Close Date:August 12, 2022
Schedule and Other Information
37.5 hours per week
$92,664 annually and includes an excellent benefits package.
Work demands often exceed stated hours.

Carroll County Public Library highly encourages applicants to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire.

Job Summary:

As member of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), collaborates with the Executive Director and ELT to set strategy and vision, build the CCPL culture, and ensure that CCPL allocates financial resources appropriately. Works with the Executive Director, to help set long-range financial and organizational goals and work systematically to meet them. Makes attaining CCPL's mission and vision a priority. Assesses and evaluates strategies, advises on ways to differentiate the library from other similar organizations, sets budgets, forges alliances, and builds partnerships to further CCPL’s mission. Actively promotes CCPL to build its financial stability and goodwill. Secures resources, budget, and allocates resources appropriately and holds self accountable for the financial health of the organization.

CCPL Commitment to Quality Service:

At Carroll County Public Library, superior customer service is core to everything we do. This position ensures CCPL customers have the best experience possible no matter how they choose to contact us or what service they require. We take customer service seriously and this position is essential to our success.

Core Values:
The following Core Values guide the work of successful CCPL staff members:
• We are risk-takers and leaders.
• We meet each other with humor and kindness.
• We treat everyone equally and with respect.
• We embrace challenges and learn from mistakes.
• We inspire curiosity.
• We build community.

Essential Functions:
1. Serves as an internal consultant to the Executive Director, the Board of Trustees, ELT (which includes the Directors of Operations and Innovation, Public Service, Communications, and Human Resources), and other key stakeholders on all financial matters, making recommendations and suggesting proactive strategies to keep CCPL on track;
2. Provides oversight for and manages all budgets, forecasts and internal financial plans and processes;
3. Supports accounting, general ledger, and operations functions, ensuring that systems are in place to guarantee timeliness and accuracy;
4. Drives best financial practices within CCPL by publicizing standard operating procedures, keeping ELT, the Board of Trustees, and staff up to date on CCPL's financial status;
5. Explores and informs the Board and Executive Director on how CCPL can invest its reserves and resources to generate passive income;
6. Reviews short and long-term goals in light of existing and projected financial resources available;
7. Creates data driven long and short-term goals, multi-year budgets and forecasts;
8. Participates in all internal planning regarding CCPL's proposed strategic initiatives, to ensure alignment of program, outreach, and training plans with financial projections;
9. Establishes annual priorities and benchmarks and conduct regular reporting, measuring projections against actual performance;
10. Generates monthly, quarterly, and annual reports as needed to monitor and evaluate the operating budget;
11. Builds relationships with banks, donors, vendors, outside consultants and others as needed to further CCPL's organizational goals;
12. Cultivates and maintains a positive working relationship with Carroll County Dept. of Budget and Analysis, ensuring the assigned county budget analyst understands the needs of the library;
13. Works with Executive Director to present on budgetary needs of the library to County Commissioners as needed;
14. Ensures that CCPL completes its annual audit in a timely manner and that the Board receives a clean report on the library’s financial activities;
15. Utilizes technology to optimize all reporting and analytical functions;
16. Ensures that CCPL meets regulatory and legal compliance benchmarks;
17. Keeps up with new trends in the financial industry by attending conferences, participating in professional development, and sharing this information with the ELT;
18. Builds a top-tier internal finance team by actively recruiting, coaching, and developing talented accountants, analysts, consultants, auditors, tax planners and payroll staff, as needed;
19. Supervises, schedules, trains, coaches, and evaluates the work of assigned staff;
20. Assists in the selection process of assigned staff;
21. Reviews and approves timesheets of assigned staff;
22. Takes steps to ensure quality stewardship of CCPL’s 403b plan for employees;
23. Supports statewide organizations as part of CCPL’s role as a leader in Maryland, including providing financial management services for several state level organizations and grant projects; and,
24. Performs other duties as instructed and assigned.

Education and Experience:

1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or Finance required, Master’s Degree in Public Administration or Business Management highly preferred;
2. Three (3) or more years accounting and/or budgetary experience in an educational or government/nonprofit agency, five years of experience in performing accounting and fiscal management functions; and,
3. Three (3) or more years supervisory experience required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, procedures, and processes;
2. Ability to establish and monitor numerous budgets and accounts;
3. Maintains complex accounting records and prepares complex financial reports;
4. Shows analytical skills, project management and organization, and mathematical aptitude;
5. Ability to make thoughtful decisions and implements appropriate changes within the organization;
6. Knowledge of electronic banking and cybersecurity;
7. Proficient with relevant computer equipment and associated software applications;
8. Ability to schedule, supervise, assign, train, and evaluate the work of others;
9. Ability to provide instruction to customers and staff in matters pertaining to the department and job-related duties;
10. Commitment to excellent internal and external customer service;
11. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; and,
12. Ability to maintain confidential information.

Physical and Environmental Conditions:

Work requires no unusual demand for physical effort.

Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meetings, training rooms, and libraries, e.g., use of safe work place practices with office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls, observance of fire regulations and traffic signals, and/or working in moderate outdoor weather conditions.

The Carroll County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The Library's policy is to treat all employees and applicants equally and without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam Era. This policy is applicable to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and promotions. Carroll County Public Library is a drug free/smoke free workplace.