Police Fiscal Manager, City of Raleigh (closes 9/27/21)

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Closing: 9/27/21 11:59pm EST
Hiring Range: $59,595 – $75,000 annually

Job Description:

This is non-sworn technical and administrative work. Work involves responsibility for fiscal management and budget development for the police department. Work is reviewed through oral and written reports to superiors.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • 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 as the fiscal manager by monitoring department expenditures, revenues, and reserves.
  • Performs as department procurement card administrator; responsible for monthly reconciliation of all department procurement card accounts.
  • Acts as liaison with the City’s Finance and Budget Departments.
  • Maintains financial records and deposits funds including but not limited to those received from the courts, forfeiture, and various fees.
  • Approves requisitions and purchases.
  • Coordinates major purchases for equipment such as radios, vehicles, uniforms, and computers.
  • Performs other assigned duties including the preparation of budget notes and other special analyses and projects.
  • Provides supervision to the Fiscal Services Unit.
  • Supervision Exercised: Supervises Grants Manager, False Alarm/Facilities Coordinator, and Budget Specialists comprising the Fiscal Services Unit under the Office of the Chief.


Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or public administration or a closely related field (such as criminal justice or political science and five years of professional finance, budget development/analysis or accounting experience which includes experience with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and/or public sector accounting and budgeting.
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.

Licensing/Certifications: Valid North Carolina Driver’s License

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Of applicable police department operations, procedures, policies, practices, and methods; or the ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge.
  • Of financial and budgetary processes and systems including but not limited to purchasing and accounts payable procedures.
  • Of modern office practices, procedures, and equipment.
  • Of principles and practices of public administration and/or project management. of assignment.
  • Modern office technology.


  • To analyze technical and administrative problems, to make sound recommendations for their solution, and to prepare working solutions.
  • To express ideas clearly and effectively, orally and in writing.
  • To establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other police personnel, City employees in other departments, other City officials, members of other criminal justice agencies, and the general public.
  • To plan and administer complex projects with minimum instructions or supervision.


  • In the operation of standard office equipment.
  • In the operation of a personal computer.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, particularly Word and Excel.

Supplemental Information:

ADA and Other Requirements: Positions in this class typically require: fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 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.
Working Conditions: Work is routinely performed in an indoor, office environment.
Note: This job classification description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) designation may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.