American Public Works Association (APWA)

1729 Grand
Grandview , MO
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Director of Finance

American Public Works Association (APWA)
Kansas City, Missouri, US Full time
Posted on August 28, 2017

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


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: More information about our organization can be found at

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