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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


(Ongoing Opportunities Available)

Student Intern Positions for G.I.S. Development

The Circuit Court Clerk's Office accepts University of Virginia's College at Wise and Mountain Empire Community College student interns to work on the Wise County Geographic Information System data development.

College credit may be obtained for working on a research demonstration project relating to Geographical Information System (GIS) applications through either UVa's College at Wise or MECC.  Students should contact Circuit Court Clerk Jack Kennedy directly about the program.

The Circuit Court Clerk's Office is partnering with NASA's Langley Research Center's Digital Earth Virtual Environment and Learning Outreach Project (DEVELOP).  The goal is to expand the GIS into 3-D visualization and remote sensing studies of Wise County by Wise County students.

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