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All County offices will CLOSE at 12 Noon on Wed., Nov. 21, 2018 and remain CLOSED on Thu., Nov. 22 and Fri., Nov. 23, 2018 in observance of Thanksgiving.

Finance Director, Wise County, Virginia          Salary:  DOE

The County of Wise has an opening for a Finance Director.  The successful candidate will work under the direction of the County Administrator and will be responsible for development of the County General Fund Budget, development and maintenance of internal financial controls, supervision of accounts payable and payroll processes and supervision of the human resources records and other records related to financial accounting.  This individual will be responsible for all year-end accounting transactions and the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.  Requirements include:  Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution.  5 years’ experience in governmental accounting with a CPA certificate preferred but not required.  The successful candidate will need to possess the necessary skills to supervise others and communicate with Constitutional Officers and Department Heads.  As an effective team member, the successful candidate should possess strong organizational skills, strong written and verbal communications skills and a very strong knowledge of computers.  Competitive salary and benefits package provided.

Applications may be obtained from the County Administrator’s Office or downloaded from the County’s website.  To apply:  a letter of interest, resume and a salary history in a sealed envelope marked confidential can be mailed to Michael Hatfield, County Administrator, County of Wise, PO Box 570, Wise, VA 24293.  For questions- call (276) 328-2321 or email hatfield_m@wisecounty.org.

Please do not submit applications by email, fax or telephone.  The deadline for submission is the close of business, Friday, November 30, 2018.

EE/AA/EEO               Michael Hatfield
                                 County Administrator

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Mon., Nov. 19, 2018
Wise County Planning Commission will hold its Regular Meeting at 5:00 p.m. at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, VA.

Tue., Nov. 20, 2018
Wise County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) will hold its next meeting at 4:00 p.m. in the County Administrator's Conference Room at the Wise County Courthouse, E Main ST, Wise VA.

Wed., Nov. 28, 2018
Wise County Board of Supervisors will hold a Workshop Meeting at 12:00 Noon in the School Board Education Center located at 628 Lake Street in Wise, to discuss the Property Maintenance Code for Wise County for possible adoption at a later date.

Thu., Dec. 13, 2018
Wise County Board of Supervisors will hold their next Regular Meeting at 6:00 p.m. in the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, VA.

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