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Chief Financial Officer - Galveston County, TX (ID: 339703)

Title Chief Financial Officer
Type Finance
Date Posted 2019-09-13
City / Organization Galveston County, TX
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Title:   Chief Financial Officer                                                

Department:    Professional Services

Reports to:    The County Judge and County Commissioners

Direct Reports: Budget Analyst, Administrative Assistant, Senior Financial Analyst, Risk Manager, Museum Manager




This position is responsible for directing financial and administrative functions for county government.




  • College degree (Master Degree preferred)
  • 10+ years of experience working in accounting and finance or related fields
  • Experience in large-scale government budget development preferred
  • Customer Service Oriented
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Strong Communications and Interpersonal Skills and the Ability to Work Well with the Public
  • Must have proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Excellent Management Skills
  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License
  • Must pass Criminal Background check




  • Provides general supervision over county budget and investment operations.
  • Develops and implements county-wide strategic plans, policies and procedures.
  • Oversees the development of the county’s annual and multi-year operational and capital project budgets; develops annual spending targets for departments; reviews, clarifies, analyzes, and makes recommendations in regards to departmental budget submissions and auditor revenue estimates.
  • Monitors and enforces the county’s budget, including reviewing progress reports and projections, developing financial strategies, and recommending mid-year modifications to Commissioners’ Court as required.
  • Researches, identifies and proposes for implementation program or process modifications.
  • Monitors county cash flow to ensure that adequate funds are available to meet county expenditure requirements.
  • Works with County Treasurer to plan for adequate cash liquidity to meet county needs while maximizing earnings.
  • Reports to Commissioners’ Court concerning budget progress, investment conditions, health and insurance plan conditions, risk management and other related topics.
  • Provides advice regarding county policies and procedures, fiscal operations, legislation, and other executive-level issues affecting the county.
  • Monitors liability exposure and develops recommendations to reduce the liability.
  • Works with vendors to plan, implement, and maintain county-wide programs and processes such as health plan, audits, and insurance.
  • Supervises Contracts Services
  • Develops the annual GFOA Program budget.
  • Able to report regularly for work and be on time.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Job Post Expiration Date   November 18, 2019

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .