Business Manager II, Catawba County (closes 2/12/19)

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Closing:  February 12, 2019
Salary:  $51,322 annually

The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office is recruiting for a highly motivated and experienced business professional to fill a role as a Business Manager II.  We are looking for someone who has excellent budgeting and analytical ability as well outstanding oral and written communication skills, who would enjoy working in a collaborative environment.  In this position, you will provide fiscal management to the Sheriff’s Office, including purchasing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, budget preparation and control, grant writing, grants administration, strategic planning, and project management.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Development and management of the Sheriff’s Office budget, including conducting meetings with division heads, determining annual needs, preparation of budgets and reports, meeting with County Management and Budget staff, determining and reporting on outcomes, processing budget transfers and revisions, responding to inquiries, and analyzing revenues and expenses
  • Manage the daily fiscal operations of the Sheriff’s Office, including development of polices for financial accountability, approving disbursements, maintaining records, developing reports, making purchase decisions and approving purchases, working with vendors, serving as primary contact for all financial matters, negotiating, preparing, and executing all Agency contracts, preparing proposals for bid processes, and completing annual inventories and audits
  • Manage projects and serve as business analyst working with management staff to improve efficiencies while maintaining fiscal budget, strategic planning, project management, and assuring technology integration meets business needs
  • Assist management staff with short and long range planning by preparing statistical and financial reports, data collections, and determining financial impacts
  • Search for grant funding opportunities, write grants, and administrate grant funding, including management of reports and records associated with grants

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Self-starting with ability to work well autonomously and make independent judgments
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with both internal and external personnel
  • Advanced computer skills, particularly in word processing and development of spreadsheets/reports
  • Working knowledge of business analysis, statistics, and sound accounting practices
  • An excellent understanding of local governmental policies and procedures as they relate to budget planning, finance, and purchasing

Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting or a related field and two years of experience in program or business office management, including fiscal/budgeting responsibilities, OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting or a related field and three years of experience in program or business office management, including fiscal/budgeting responsibilities