Development Services Fiscal Manager, City of Raleigh (closes 9/9/15)

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Salary: $49,481-$87,876

Closing: 9/9/15

Position Description:
Oversees and directs the preparation, issuance and ongoing management of the department’s annual operating and capital budgets, fees, revenues and overall business plan. Fiscal manager will serve as the department liaison regarding fiscal, budget, business technology and personnel-related issues for the department. Reviews and analyzes in detail departmental programs and operations; prepares recommendations to improve efficiency and effectiveness; assists in preparing recommendations for implementation.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):
• Performs as the budget officer by compiling divisional budget requests to prepare the department’s budget request; supplemental programs and equipment requests; and transfer of funds requests. Performs other assigned duties including the preparation of budget notes and other special analyses and projects.
• Monitors department expenditures, revenues, and reserves. Maintains all financial records and handles all budget transfers and budget amendments. Coordinates major equipment purchases, such as vehicles and computer equipment.
• Supervises the day-to-day financial and business operations of the Department, including accounting, payroll, and financial reporting. Oversees and directs administrative staff in performance of the financial functions of Department.
• Prepares reports on the department’s financial position and conducts analyses. Researches and analyzes data on specific programs, procedures or problems. Analyzes raw data in order to devise improved methods of operations through conservation of supplies and equipment.
• Manages agency operating plan, measuring progress against the strategic plan. Assists with performance measurement development and tracking to ensure compliance with strategic objectives and budget goals.

Typical Qualifications:
Experience:
2 years of relevant experience to include professional experience communicating key financial or budget information to high level staff, executives, elected officials or the public and experience in staff, program or project management, preferably in a government setting. Applicants may substitute additional relevant education for the required experience.

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, public administration, or a related field is required. Master’s degree in public administration, public policy, business administration, or related field of study is preferred. Applicants may substitute additional relevant experience for the required education.

Knowledge of:
• budgetary control and procurement;
• City and departmental policies and procedures;
• federal, state, and local laws and ordinances;
• personnel laws, regulations, and procedures;
• the principles of leadership and supervision.
• information gathering and analysis, and professional reporting methodologies.

Skills:
• Oral and written communications; Strong interpersonal skills to include collaboration and relationship building skills;
• Highly collaborative orientation, with outstanding diplomacy, analytical and organizational skills;
• Critical thinking skills, using logic and reasoning;
• Ability to weigh issues in an unbiased manner;
• Advanced analysis and Excel applications; ERP modules.

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