Ferndale Hires Rachel Moothart as new Finance Director
The City is excited to introduce Rachel Moothart as our new Finance Director. Moothart comes from the private sector where she is the Accounting Manager for Syndel, an international aquaculture manufacturer based out of Ferndale. Her professional experience includes serving as the financial controller for Woodstone Corporation in Bellingham. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting as well as a Master of Business Administration in business and accounting.
“We believe that Rachel has the right mix of professional experience and a passion for public service that will help her excel serving our community,” said Mayor Greg Hansen. Moothart’s contract was approved by the City Council at their August 15th council meeting. Her first day is Sept. 2nd.
“This is a great opportunity,” said Moothart. “I’m ready to roll up my sleeves and get to work on behalf of the people of Ferndale.”
As finance director, she will be responsible for overseeing the finance department which develops the annual budget, manages the annual audit and investments, provides revenue and expenditure projections, maintains fiscal controls and oversees utility billing.
For more information about the Finance Department at the City of Ferndale, check out the city’s website here: http://www.cityofferndale.org/finance-department/