February 29, 2024

News Flash • Seeking Interim Finance Director

The position is from February through June 2024.  The position, under the general direction of the County Administrator, will provide leadership with audit, budget and general finance activities of the county. 

As an interim, the work schedule can include both in-person and virtual (remote) work. 

The following projects and duties occur during this interim period: 

  • 2022-2023 Audit Preparation 
  • General Management Responsibilities 
    • Internal Controls and Approvals 
    • Supervision of Finance Department employees (accountant in AP, payroll, and general accounting) all with high levels of experience and capability 

The County employs 489 FTEs and has a 2023-2024 adopted budget of $184 million, including a general fund of $51 million. County departments include County Administration, Legal Counsel, Finance & Accounting, Health & Human Services, Human Resources, Information Technology, Juvenile, Parole & Probation, Planning & Development, Public Works, Surveyor’s Office, Transit, and Veteran Services. Elected County positions include the Assessor, Commissioners, County Clerk, District Attorney, Sheriff, and Treasurer. The County has a strong management team made up of elected officials and department directors that work closely together with the Finance Director. 

The Finance Department operates with 7.75 FTEs including the Director, an Assistant Director, 2 Accounting Analyst, 3 Accounting Technicians, and .75 Mail Clerk.  The department provides excellent service to internal and external customers, on all financial matters.   

Working under the general direction of the County Administrator, the Board of Commissioners, a budget committee, and a future audit committee, the Finance Director manages the County’s financial management program, including budget, annual audit, payroll, accounting, grant administration, and mail room activities.  The Director also provides guidance to elected officials, department directors, managers, supervisors, and employees for the above topics. To view the full responsibilities of the position, please view the attachment found here. 

All interested candidates and consulting firms should email a letter of interest describing your skills and qualification to Lincoln County’s Human Resources Director, David Collier, at 541-265-4157, or dcollier@co.lincoln.or.us  

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