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Columbus Consolidated Government

Posted: Jul. 9, 2019

End Date: Aug. 9, 2019

Major Duties and Responsibilities


Plans, organizes, and directs financial planning functions during the annual budgeting process. Functions as the system administrator for the budget preparation system. Supervises the daily activities of the Financial Planning Division. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with government policies, procedures, and applicable laws; interviews, hires, and trains personnel; plans, assigns, and directs work; appraises performance; rewards and disciplines employees; addresses complaints and resolves problems. Oversees the bank reconciliation process. Establishes and monitors financial management control functions, standards and procedures. Prepares advanced cost-benefit analysis, reports, and presentations. Directs and participates in management studies; directs or writes management reports; oversees follow-up and monitoring procedures. Prepares reports on organizational and administrative practices; makes recommendations. Maintains communication with all departments to determine changing needs and problems. Manages or assists in the management of various government programs including franchise fees, cash and debt management programs, investment programs, cross functional teams, computer operating systems, and financial plans and policies. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Knowledge of the principles and practices of finance operations and administrative management. Knowledge of the principles and practices of public finance, budgeting, accounting, governmental accounting, auditing, and debt management. Knowledge of administrative principles and practices including budget development and implementation, cross-functional team activities, and computer system administration. Knowledge of relevant federal and state laws, local ordinances, and department policies and procedures. Knowledge of the methods and techniques of financial research, statistical analysis, and report presentation. Skill in developing and implementing policies and procedures. Skill in utilizing financial computer software programs. Skill in problem solving and decision making. Skill in management and supervision. Skill in gathering and analyzing complex data. Skill in operating standard office equipment. Skill in oral and written communication.


Minimum Educational and Training Requirements


A Bachelor Degree in Public or Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or a related field is required. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the department in order to direct and coordinate work within the department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience. Ability to be bonded.


Physical Requirements


The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending, crouching or walking. The employee occasionally lifts light objects and must be able to distinguish between shades of color.  The work is typically performed in an office setting.