APWA is searching for a financial leader to direct its Finance team in developing, implementing and executing the required financial strategies of the association. This leadership position will direct, plan and provide management of the association’s financial assets, tax, and reporting requirements along with strategic forecasting to ensure that APWA financial position is aligned with the strategic plan, program goals and initiatives.
Responsibilities include: Plan, direct and oversight of APWA and APWA Chapters/Branch financial cash management, financial reporting, variance analysis, annual audit, tax filings, accounts receivable, accounts payable, operating and capital budget development, secure and manage commercial insurance lines as well as business regulatory compliance. Serves as primary staff liaison to the Finance and Audit Committees along with participation and collaboration with the Executive Director, APWA Board of Directors and internal Leadership Team to formulate organizational positions and policies on key financial association positions.
American Public Works Association (APWA), a 501c (3) organization of 29,900 members from local public agencies and private firms. This position is located in our downtown Kansas City office location. More information about our organization can be found at www.apwa.net.
The ideal candidate will possess an entrepreneurial thinking style, attention to detail and demonstrated business-oriented results along with strong communication, people management and coaching skills.
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree, Master’s degree preferred, with a minimum of eight years experience working in an organization with $10 million dollars or larger annual budget which includes a positive progression of increasingly responsibility or equivalent combination of education and experience; a minimum of four years in a supervisory role along with leadership/management experience. Professional, trade association or not-for-profit employment experience strongly desired. Must be able to travel when needed for position with the potential of weekend travel.
Deadline to apply is September 8, 2017. Send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: email@example.com. More information about our organization can be found at www.apwa.net.
The American Public Works Association (APWA) serves professionals in all aspects of public works—a fact that sets it apart from other organizations and makes it an effective voice of public works throughout North America. With a worldwide membership nearly 30,000 strong, APWA includes not only personnel from local, county, state/province, and federal agencies, but also private sector personnel who... supply products and services to those professionals.
Membership in APWA is open to any individual, agency, or corporation with an interest in public works and infrastructure issues. Titles common to the membership include public works directors; city engineers; city managers; fleet managers; property and equipment superintendents; utilities managers; community development directors; transportation managers; park directors; county officials; and representatives from engineering and other consulting firms, manufacturers, construction companies, and a multitude of other service providers.
CPWA logoAlthough originally chartered in the United States in 1937, APWA has roots in two predecessor groups that reach back to 1894, and has 63 chapters in North America, which includes eight chapters in Canada. The Canadian Public Works Association (CPWA) or Association Canadienne des Travaux Publics, was founded in 1986, and is governed by an 8-member Board of Directors (one representative from each chapter in Canada). Members of CPWA are automatically members of APWA. A 17-member Board of Directors, all of whom are elected by Association members, governs APWA as a whole.
As a comprehensive public works resource, APWA continues in its rich tradition of making a difference both on an individual and professional level. APWA is a not-for-profit, 501 (c) (3) organization that prides itself on its ability to provide varied educational and networking opportunities that help public works personnel to grow in their professionalism and directly impact the quality of life in all the communities they serve.