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South Carolina Sheriffs’ Association (SCSA)
Director of Finance Position Description

The South Carolina Sheriffs’ Association (SCSA) is seeking a highly motivated, organized individual to serve as its next Director of Finance. This individual should be a self-starter and will be responsible for the day to day management of the Association’s financial affairs, coordinate the Association’s merchandise sales, and assist in the building maintenance needs of the Association. This individual will perform the following tasks at the request of the Executive Director:

  • Manage Accounts Payable and Receivable
  • Oversee the Association’s Cash Flow and Make Appropriate Recommendations to the Executive Director
  • Reconcile All Association Financial Accounts
  • Process Payroll and All Related Reporting
  •  Make Deposits
  • Serve as Benefits Administrator (Negotiable)
  • Prepare Quarterly/Year-End Financial Reports
  • Assist in the Preparation and Implementation of the Association’s Annual Budget
  • Create Aegis Batches
  • Answer Member Questions/Phone Calls
  • Assist Staff with the Planning of Conferences
  • Maintain and Order Office Supplies and Other General Office Purchases
  • Order Sheriffs Badges
  • Maintain Board of Directors Notebook
  • Oversee Merchandise Orders and Inventory (To Include Maintaining the Online Store)
  • Manage the Association’s Building Maintenance
  • Delegate Tasks to the Administrative Assistant after Consulting with the Executive Director
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director and Board of Directors

The individual selected for this position will be independently motivated and able to manage time effectively. Excellent oral and written communication skills are necessities, as well as the ability to successfully handle multiple projects simultaneously. This person must also have the ability to interact with honorary members, Sheriffs, and other law enforcement agency heads while maintaining a positive attitude and a professional image.
Preferred Qualifications

  • Four Year College Degree in a related field
  • Must have a minimum of five years professional accounting experience
  • Experience in non-profit organizations
  • Experience generating financial reports, and analyzing and interpreting data
  • Experience in developing and administering a budget
  • Experience negotiating agreements
  • Experience leading and implementing multiple projects
  • Knowledge of PEBA Benefits / administering those benefits (Negotiable)
  • Excellent communications skills, written, verbal, analytical and interpersonal
  • Knowledge of computer accounting software/systems, spreadsheet, and word processing programs;
  • Must be well organized, detailed-oriented and have the ability to work cooperatively with other staff

Salary / Benefits / Schedule

  • Starting Salary Range: $35,000 - $46,000 (Negotiable based on experience and education)
  • Full benefits commensurate with full-time employment (State Health Insurance, Option to participate in the SC Retirement System, etc.)
  • Schedule: Ideally, this individual will be able to maintain a regular full-time work schedule of 37.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday 8:30 am until 5 pm). However, slight variations to that schedule may be considered.

If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter, résumé, and three references. Please submit this information via email to [email protected], via fax at (803) 772-1197, or by mail to 112 Westpark Blvd., Columbia, SC 29210. This position will remain open until a qualified candidate is hired. Applicants should understand, however, that there is an immediate need to fill this vacancy.