Finance Manager

Library System/Company Name
York County Library
Job Description

Starting Salary, Hours, & Benefits:
•    Beginning salary is $69,555.20 per year for 40 hours per week.
•    The benefits package for the Finance Manager includes participation in the South Carolina Retirement System, comprehensive medical benefits including dental and vision, vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays, and 3 optional days/floating holidays.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
•    The Finance Manager ensures the financial integrity of YCL by creating and implementing the annual budget, maintaining financial records, managing accounts payables, and audit reporting.
•    Coordinates work for Administrative Services Assistant, monitors work in progress, and gives advice and direction as needed.
•    Creates, presents, and manages the annual budget.
•    Works with the Library Director to provide the Library Board with regular financial accounts and other reports in accordance with county, state, and/or federal requirements.  Incorporates the library’s goals and strategic plan as basis for financial planning.  This may include presenting information to the Library Board or County Council.
•    Performs audit reporting, maintaining records for annual audits, and any other financial reports as needed.
•    Maintains official accounting records in accordance with generally accepted government accounting principles and GASB.  This includes creating journal entries, cash receipt entries, reconciling bank statements, and managing the GL chart of accounts.
•    Processes accounts payable, communicates with vendors, monitors outstanding payments, assists staff with purchases and purchase orders.  Ensures all internal controls are followed for accounts payable.
•    Tracks restricted accounts and assists staff/departments with assigned budgets to monitor and track their spending.
•    Manages purchasing card program, monitors purchases, responds to related questions, and provides any required training.
•    Oversees patron fines and fees, processes patron refunds.
•    Performs related work as needed or assigned.
•    This job involves walking and standing some of the time, and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.


Required Training & Experience:
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related discipline.
•    Six years of accounting, finance or closely related experience or an equivalent combination of educations, training and experience.
•    Ability to work a schedule that includes some evenings.

Preferred Training & Experience:
•    Strong public speaking skills and the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
•    Customer service, self-motivation, and problem-solving skills.
•    Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.
•    Self-starter able to work with minimal supervision.

Special Certifications & Licenses:
•    Must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license with an acceptable driving history.
•    Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) preferred.

How to Apply

Application Process:
•    Applications are available at any York County Library or online at  
•    Resumes are required, and will not be accepted in lieu of a York County Library employment application.  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. 
•    The completed application along with the accompanying resume may be hand delivered, mailed or emailed to Buffy Koran (, York County Library, 138 East Black Street, Rock Hill, SC 29730.
•    Eligible candidates will be called for an interview after the closing date listed on the posting. 
•    Due to the high volume of applications received, acknowledgement of their receipt will not be sent to applicants.

Fort Mill
South Carolina