Department/DivisionAdministrative Services / Finance
Supervision Received FromChief Financial Officer
Plans, organizes, leads, and manages the Agency's financial activities including accounting, fiscal management, financial forecasting and ensures agency compliance in all fiscal activities. Performs professional duties providing for custody and control of Agency resources and in reporting financial information. Supports the Agency’s strategic and business goals and objectives.
Performs the most complex professional finance level work in the accounting and finance areas. As a Manager plans, organizes and manages the agency’s financial tasks, such as accounting, fiscal management, long-range financials, budgeting and risk management activities in the Finance Division. The Finance Manager reports to the Administration Services Director and supervises support staff.
- Management principles and practices;
- Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP);
- Applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, and regulations;
- Risk management theory and principles;
- Contract development practices;
- Finance theory and principles;
- Financial reporting requirements;
- Budgeting principles and practices;
- Pension plan rules and regulations;
- Deferred compensation plan rules and regulations.
- Compiling, analyzing and preparing financial information;
- Monitoring and evaluating subordinate staff;
- Developing and administering budgets;
- Applying contract, grant, and other administrative limitations to project activities;
- Working with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistics;
- Reading, analyzing, interpreting finance and accounting related materials and reports;
- Interpreting and applying applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, and regulations;
- Presenting information and responding to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public;
- Defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions;
- Dealing with abstract and concrete variables;
- Developing and implementing internal control procedures;
- Writing reports, procedure manuals and business correspondence;
- Handling multiple tasks simultaneously;
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, elected officials, and the general public sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Must submit to criminal background check, the results of which must meeting hiring criteria for the role.
Positions in this class typically require: talking, hearing, and seeing. Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Training and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, General Business or Public Administration or a related field and five years of increasingly responsible government accounting, including two years of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.