Director of FinanceAmerican Public Works Association (APWA)
Director of Finance
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.