Prepare the annual budget by compiling divisional statistical data and revenue collection data.
Maintain general accounting system, including the Accounts Payable and Payroll functions.
Responsible for the proper collection, transmission, recording, deposits, and distribution of funds.
Coordinate the annual financial and compliance, child support, child support indirect cost and other post-employment benefits (OPEB) audits with the external auditors to ensure timely completion of the audit with minimal interruption of daily activities.
Provide financial guidance and recommendations.
Collect and analyze data and prepare reports to use within the office or for dissemination to outside agencies.
Direct and assist in the performance of cash management activities, including investment of funds.
Assist the Financial Services Division (FSD) Manager with developing and maintaining an effective division through proper selection, training, and assignment of personnel.
Work with FSD Manager to develop the division’s objectives and timetables for implementing new legislation or local ordinance changes.
Participate in the development, implementation, and on-going realization of Strategic Plan.
Ensure compliance with existing laws, rules, and regulations. Review new and revised laws and make recommendations.
Responsible for coordinating payments made to state and local agencies when new legislation or local ordinances are implemented.
Provide various financial scenarios and alternatives to address organization issues and challenges.
Work closely with Information System &Technology and Process Improvement and Project Management Office to develop, produce, and analyze various forecasting models and deliverables.
Evaluate vendor proposals for adequacy and conformance to specifications.
Plan and conduct effective training sessions for staff as well as general staff meetings as requested.
Communicate with coworkers, management, staff, the general public, and others in a courteous and professional manner.
Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions.
Must be able to travel to all work locations including outlying branches.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Plan, organize and control activities.
Manage change and assess and shape culture of the organization.
Make decisions in accordance with applicable laws, rules, regulations and policies.
Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Demonstrate knowledge of the state statutes, rules and regulations, principles, practices, and procedures pertaining to governmental accounting, budgeting, and fiscal operations.
Display knowledge of automated accounting systems and spreadsheet software.
Interpret, apply, and make decisions in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and policies.
Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions and prepare reports.
Plan, organize, motivate, and supervise work of subordinates.
A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field,
5 years of progressively responsible professional experience in governmental accounting and/or financial management
Extensive knowledge of Fiscal Management, Accounting, Auditing, Budgeting, Policy Development, Analysis of Operation, Productivity Improvement, Purchasing, or related areas is required.