Our client, the Birmingham Water Works Board, is seeking an Assistant General Manager (AGM) to lead the Finance and Administration Division. The Finance and Administration Division currently consists of approximately 225 employees and has the following departments: Accounting, Call Center, Customer Support Services, Human Resources, Information Technology and Purchasing. This Division is responsible for installing and maintaining Accounting Systems and contracts that will ensure that the Birmingham Water Works meets and exceeds all current and future IRS, GAAP, GASB and SEC laws and regulations, as well as all Board policies. This includes planning for adequate rates for customers to ensure financial stability, sound bond ratings and future financing.
The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree, but at a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting. Must be an active CPA licensed in the state of Alabama (or able to be licensed through reciprocity) and possess twelve (12) years of progressive experience in finance/administration with at least (10) years of management level position is necessary. The selected candidate will have excellent leadership skills and experience in the direct supervision of subordinates leading several departments. The successful candidate will have demonstrated work experience leading, managing and motivating teams to accomplish strategic business goals and be able to support a performance management culture. Experience leading teams composed of cross departmental members in a fast-paced environment is necessary.
For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to: BWWB_AGM_FA@polihire.com. To assist with internal sorting, please only include your name (Last, First) in the subject line. Please submit your credentials in WORD format. This position is open until filled and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.