New Lexington Administration

Eric Emmert, Administrator

215 South Main Street
New Lexington, OH 43764
Fax (740) 342-1292



DATE: June 27, 2022
TO: All Qualified Applicants
FROM: Eric Emmert
RE: Job Opening
POSITION: Finance Director
SHIFT: Normal Business Hours
LOCATION: New Lexington Municipal Building
HOURS OF WORK: Monday – Friday 7AM-3PM
JOB DUTIES: See Attached Job Description
RATE OF PAY: Salary Based on Experience and Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: See Position Description
CLOSING DATE: July 5 , 2022

The Village of New Lexington is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.





Performs a variety of complex supervisory, professional, administrative, and technical accounting and finance functions in maintaining the fiscal records and systems of the Village.



Works under the general direction of the Mayor and Council.



Provides leadership and direction in the development of short and long range plans; gathers, interprets, and prepares data for studies, reports and recommendations; coordinates department activities with other departments and agencies as needed.
Provides professional advice and makes presentations to Mayor, and Council. Communicates official plans, policies, and procedures to staff and the general public.
Assures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; performs cost control activities; monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control; prepares annual budget requests; assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time.
Prepares a variety of studies, reports, and related information for decision-making purposes. Serves as chief financial advisor to the Mayor and Council.
Establishes and maintains internal control procedures and assures that state and national standard accounting procedures are maintained.
Supervises the collection of taxes, fees, and other receipts in accordance with laws and regulations.
Maintains financial records.
Develops financial studies and plans. Forecasts, estimates, and monitors the financial condition of the Village to assure the fiscal wellbeing of the Village.
Prepares financial reports.
Oversees the central computerized financial and management information system of the Village.
Assists in budget preparation and execution.
Oversees the posting and reconciliation of ledgers and accounts.
Directs the preparation of state and Federal reports, including tax reports. Trains and develops financial staff.
Oversees payroll and accounts payable processing. Oversees utility and other billings.
Oversees the investment of Village funds.
Perform all other duties as assigned by the Mayor and Council.



Develops finance related ordinances and resolutions. Represents the Village at various conferences and meetings.
Perform general management duties for the Mayor and Council as assigned. · Performs cost-of-service studies for. utility rate considerations.



Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Considerable knowledge of modern governmental accounting theory, principles, and practices; considerable knowledge of internal control procedures and management information systems; considerable knowledge of office automation and computerized financial applications; considerable knowledge of public finance and fiscal planning; considerable knowledge of payroll and accounts payable functions; working knowledge of budgetary, accounting and reporting systems, GAAFR, GAAP and GASE;
Skill in operating the listed tools and equipment;
Ability to prepare and analyze complex financial reports; ability to maintain efficient and effective financial systems and procedures; ability to effectively supervise staff; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, village officials; ability to communicate effective orally and in writing.



A valid state driver’s license. Must be bondable.



Personal computer, including word processing and spreadsheet software; mainframe computer system; 10-key calculator; phone; copy machine; fax machine.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.



Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.