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Contact Information:
  • PO Box 189
  • Centreville MI, 49032

  • 125 W. Main St.
  • Centreville MI, 49032
  • Historic Courthouse - Third Floor
  • Phone: (269) 467-5500
  • Fax: (269) 467-5624

Employment Opportunities


Position: Finance Director

Wages: Depending on Qualifications * In addition to a comprehensive benefit package.*

Hours: Monday through Friday (8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.). (Salaried position may be required to work more than 40 hours/week with evening meetings monthly)

Posting Date: 12/3/2018

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the County Administrator, serves as chief accounting officer of the county. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that a system of accounting is installed and properly kept in all County functions, as well as providing administrative support and direction to other departments regarding fiscal management and financial controls. Plans, organizes and directs the County budgeting methods and process, auditing and analyzing information for budget proposals, and carrying out various tasks related to administration of the budget. Analyzes, investigates, and proposes to the County Administrator and the Board, plans and programs to better serve the financial interests of County functions.

Employment Qualifications:

  • Education:Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or a closely related field.
  • Experience:Five years of progressively more responsible accounting experience which includes experience with budgeting, auditing, payroll, and accounts payable, preferably some of which was for a municipal government. Prior supervisory experience required as is proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and financial software.
  • Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:CPA designation is desirable.

The qualifications listed above are guidelines for selection purposes; alternative qualifications may be substituted if sufficient to perform the duties of the job.

St. Joseph County, Michigan is an equal opportunity employer.


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