Director of Finance

The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC) seeks an experienced part-time or full-time Director of Finance to join our 15-member innovative planning and leadership team. The TJPDC is a regional planning agency that offers a broad range of planning services in the areas of land-use, community development, environment, transportation, housing, and economic development, as well as legislative services.  The TJPDC serves the member governments within the Planning District, to include the City of Charlottesville and the Counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson.  The successful applicant will hold the values of professionalism, integrity, accountability, and transparency and will direct the financial operations of the agency, under the direction of the Executive Director.  

This part-time or full-time senior level position is responsible for directing the fiscal functions of the TJPDC in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) issued by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the US Office of Management and Budget. The director serves as a strategic advisor to the Executive Director and leadership team in forming and monitoring the agency’s annual budget, grants, and contracts and is a key member of the leadership staff responsible for supervising, controlling, interpreting, and communicating the fiscal operations of the agency to the Executive Director and the Commission. The Director of Finance manages the agency’s computerized accounting system, payroll processes, and human resource functions.  

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An Equal Opportunity Employer

How to apply

This posting is open for application until filled. Resume, cover letter, and completed job application are required for consideration. Applications may be submitted via the form below or sent to the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (download pdf application), 401 East Water Street Charlottesville, VA 22902, or by email at No phone calls please.