Responsible for formulating and supervising all duties performed in the Budget and Grant section of the Fiscal Services Division, which has primary responsibility for day-to-day development, management, and oversight of the County’s $1 billion budget, as well as managing the County’s grant accounting and central grant review and compliance processes. Supervises staff assistance to departmental representatives in the preparation and administration of their budgets, recommends budget adjustments to County Executive Administration leadership, and oversees preparation of Countywide budget documents. Monitors County budget for departmental compliance with expenditure controls and external factors that affect the County’s financial position, including federal and state policy changes. Recommends improvements in County budget and operational systems, including implementation upgrades to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. Provides fiscal expertise to administrators as requested at financial meetings. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.
1. Possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Public Administration, Public Policy, Economics, Accounting, Political Science, or a related field of study.
2. Have five (5) years of full-time work experience in budget management, financial analysis, economic analysis, or related area, including two (2) years in a supervisory position.
NOTE: A Master’s degree in one of the fields listed above may be substituted for one (1) year of the work experience described above.
NOTE: Applicants possessing transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States will be required to provide documentation of degree equivalency from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://naces.org/members.html). The degree evaluation will be required for application processing.
3. Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical established for this classification.
4. Successfully complete the six month probationary period.