Under the general direction of the County Manager, this position is responsible for the overall operation of the Finance Department. Position manages and coordinates all financial operations for Torrance County, to include budget preparation and management, general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, internal controls and audit planning. Duties include oversight of accounting duties for the county, ensuring that all functions are in compliance with local, State and Federal laws and regulations. Prepares annual fiscal budget for submission to the BOCC and the New Mexico State Department of Finance and Administration. Monitors department budgets and spending activity to ensure compliance with budgetary constraints for fiscal year. This employee works closely with the County Manager and County Treasurer. Employee may be required to work irregular hours, attend job related meetings/trainings, both in and out of state, and perform other tasks as assigned.