Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in performance of the essential functions and learn, comprehend, and apply all County or departmental policies, practices, and procedures necessary to function effectively in the position.
Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff; develops and oversees employee work schedules to ensure adequate coverage and control; compiles and reviews timesheets; approves/processes employee concerns and problems and counsels or disciplines as appropriate; assists with or completes employee performance appraisals; directs work; acts as a liaison between employees and management; and trains staff in operations, policies, and procedures.
Organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; prioritizes and schedules work activities in order to meet objectives; ensures that subordinates have the proper resources needed to complete the assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; consults with assigned staff to assist with complex/problem situations and provide technical expertise; and provides progress and activity reports to management.
Manages financial activities; monitors budget, revenues, expenditures and financial performance for assigned department/division; prepares budget for assigned area and related programs; provides interpretation of financial policies, governmental legislation, accounting principles, etc.; researches budget errors and discrepancies; recommends corrective actions when necessary; and assists with planning for future financial needs and recommends funding alternatives.
Manages procurement process for assigned department/division in compliance with County purchasing policies, rules and regulations; and monitors employee use of purchasing card and related transactions; and maintains related documentation.
Reviews all financial transactions to insure proper account classification, budget transfer, accuracy, and availability of funds; verifies and approves invoices for payment; and maintains related documentation.
Monitors grant contracts and grant funded projects; maintains extensive knowledge of grant contracts, requirements, and grant management processes and regulations; reviews and approves grant fund reimbursements and related payments; and maintains and submits required records and documentation.
Prepares, maintains and submits a variety of financial reports and records as required by local, state or federal rules and regulations; and prepares, analyzes, and reviews a variety of month end, quarterly and yearly financial reports.
Analyzes proposed projects from a financial perspective to include funding sources and availability of funds; coordinates and evaluates needed components of the project; develops plans and coordinates with appropriate staff to implement project; monitors project progress, budget, etc.; and maintains related documentation.
Responds to financial inquiries from departmental staff; assists external auditors with the review of departmental financial activities; and conducts internal audits when necessary.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Public or Business Administration or related field required; supplemented by five years of progressively responsible experience in business accounting, finance, purchasing, budget administration, including experience in associated operational, risk management, purchasing and inventory control functions; or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Master’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration.
Knowledgeable of Special-Purpose-Local-Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) funding.
Minimum of 5-7 years of progressively responsible managerial, supervisory, and administrative experience.
Certified Government Financial Management (CGFM) certification.
Tasks require the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12-20 pounds).