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Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities :

ASSISTANT FINANCE DIRECTOR:   (open until 10/5)            Click here for full job description 
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT:   (open until filled)               Click here for full job description 

UCP COG's Finance Department is hiring an Assistant Finance Director.  Please submit a cover letter, resume and completed job application to Mr. Mark Hill at MHill@ucpcog.org.  The position will be open until October 5, 2021.

General Statement

The Finance Department assists all programs of the Council, meeting the priority needs of our 5-County region, member governments, and stakeholders to help ensure the growth of local and regional resources and improve communities' quality of life.  Responsibilities of the Assistant Finance Director include monitoring the budget, purchasing, accounting, and payroll operations.  This position is also involved in the preparation of financial reports, assisting the Finance Cirector in both the budget and audit processes. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Entering transactions in the accounting system
Monitoring programs
Budget review
Monthly closing tasks
Assisting with financial reporting functions
Assist with Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, and Purchasing functions
Work on financial management related to federal and state grants

Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong ability to work in an energetic and positive team-based environment as well as perform independently.  Position requires the capability to meet the compliance requirements involving federal and state funders and related laws.  Position requires a person with strong attention to detail, maintaining confidentiality, regulatory compliance, and the ability to present financial information to interested parties.

Minimum Education and Experience:

BA/BS in accounting, business management related; 5 years relevant experience; excellent written & verbal communication skills; strong budget and computer skills including spreadsheets and MS Office. Master’s degree and/or relevant professional certificates preferred.

UCP COG's Planning and Development Services Department and General Administration Department is hiring an Administrative Assistant.  Please submit a cover letter, resume and completed job application to Mr. Ron Townley at Rtownley@ucpcog.org.  The position will be open until filled. 

General Statement

To provide administrative, clerical and general support to management, the UCPCOG Board of Directors and staff through a variety of tasks related to organization and communications as well as to serve as a liaison between Business Development Center tenants and UCPCOG/UCPBDC management staff.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Thorough knowledge of common office practices and procedures
Thorough knowledge of English, spelling, punctuation and math
Knowledge of the operation of computers, printers, and other office-based equipment
Knowledge of effective public relations principles to communicate with the public
Ability to make mathmatic calculations, proof-read documents, and create rough drafts of memos and reports
Ability to meet and greet the public and display a professional image on behalf of UCPCOG
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, the public, and public officials
Ability to follow and apply general to specific oral and written instructions
Ability to acquire and apply knowledge of the municipal policies, procedures and services: ability to interpret municipal policies
Ability to maintain moderately complex records and prepare written narrative reports including those requiring statistical summaries and charts
Ability to work independently without supervision on confidential assignments

Minimum Education and Experience

Associate’s degree in business administration, office administration or other field related to the nature of the work performed is desired and one (1) to four (4) years of clerical or administrative support work for a chief executive in a public or private sector work environment.