- The State Treasurer’s Office promotes a culture that is a fast-paced environment that supports high performance, exceptional work product, accountability and collaboration.
- Serves as Director of Treasury Management for the State Treasurer’s Office and Chief Financial Officer for centralized government functions.
- Responsible for the development and maintenance of banking and accounting systems in accordance with State Law, GAAP and GASB.
- Consults and coordinates with other Division Heads in order to maintain a smooth workflow and ensure deadlines are met.
- Keeps Deputy State Treasurer apprised of any accounting or banking ledger problems.
- Manages Statewide Accounting to include the receipt, disbursement, and reconciliation of all funds in a timely and accurate manner using as much automation as possible.
- Manages the Cash Management Improvement Act (CMIA) report and the Treasury State Agreement (TSA), and the financial and accounting systems in accordance with GAAP and GASB.
- Manages the Treasury Management Division of the State Treasurer’s Office to ensure compliance with federal and state laws, regulations, office policies and procedures related to accounting; ensure accurate reporting of financial and accounting transactions and maintenance of records according to established guidelines and the policies of the appropriate authorities ( Budget Office, Comptroller, Treasurer, Dept. of Administration, Legislature).
- Responsible for all aspects of collections and distributions for Court Fees / Fines and Aid to Local Subdivisions.
- Coordinates with appropriate external parties regarding such and monitors all proposed legislations for potential impacts.
- Communicates and coordinates with other state agencies, private entities, or other stakeholders, as required to ensure efficient operations of the division; Represents the State Treasurer’s Office before agencies and other entities in matters pertaining to program area as needed.
- Performs in-depth research on legal or technical issues and special projects involving division responsibilities; Presents research or findings in oral or written form as may be required; Prepares and reviews all documents for accuracy prior to final submission or distribution and/or signature of the State Treasurer, Chief of Staff or Deputy State Treasurer as appropriate.
Minimum and Additional Requirements
A bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field and seven (7) years of progressively responsible administrative/fiscal experience. Must have a minimum of five (5) years of full-time supervisory experience. Extensive knowledge of policies, procedures, rules and regulations related to functions of the office as well as knowledge of principles, theories and practices of accounting, banking or management. Must be able to direct, plan and organize the work of others. Must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing and interpret policies and procedures.
Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Must demonstrate expertise in the use of automated accounting systems and/or financial reporting systems. Ability to identify and recommend strategies and initiatives that improve an agency’s financial programs/systems. Sound knowledge of governmental accounting principles and practice, understanding of governmental financial statements, and the ability to analyze and interpret complex financial data and reports. Ability to interpret and apply rules and regulations. Ability to draw upon analysis of others and make recommendations that have a direct impact to operations. Must be a critical thinker who can reason through issues and provide solutions. Ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with other employees, technical staff, management, vendors and executive level staff within and outside state government. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to make presentations and prepare reports. Must be sensitive to the completion of tasks and meeting deadlines. Work may be required beyond the core hours.
Ability to manage a professional accounting and finance staff. Ability to plan, organize, schedule, supervise and make decisions. Ability to engage in problem-solving strategies. Must be proficient with computers including Microsoft Office products and various software.
Must be comfortable in a fast paced and dynamic environment. Adaptability and flexibility regarding change and changing requirements are critical skills. Must be able to perform at high level in a team-oriented approach.
Must be able to safely lift and carry equipment, supplies, boxes, etc. weighing up to 20 lbs. Must be able to sit, stand, and walk for intermittent periods. Must be able to reach, bend, and twist at the waist to perform filing, desk work, and operate office equipment.
Extensive experience in SCEIS (SAP) is preferred.
In-depth knowledge and understanding of State of SC central processes to include the functions of the Comptroller General, the Treasury, the Legislative process, the Budgeting process and the Financial Reporting (Audited Financial Statements / CAFR) and audit process.
Candidates may apply directly at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/3249621/director-of-treasury-management