Financial Specialist I

Fairfax, Virginia
$52,323.44 - $87,205.04 Annually
May 07, 2022
May 21, 2022
Full Time
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Performs a variety of complex logistical and financial activities, functioning primarily as a procurement and receiving specialist and serves as the secondary Subject Matter Expert (SME) in these areas for the Facilities Management Department located at the Government Center Complex. Responsible for the electronic processing of purchase orders through the county's SAP system utilizing multiple funding sources for the department and other county agencies. Receipt of goods and services for payment. Billing other county agencies for services provided by Building Services Division at designated facilities. Serves as the department's assistant procurement card manager. Manage inventory of accountable equipment. Maintains and reconciles an Operational Expense transaction log for multiple departmental cost centers. This position is considered emergency service personnel. Works u nder general supervision of the Management Analyst IV.

Employment Standards


Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: (Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a bachelor's degree in accounting; or a bachelor's degree in business administration or related field that has been supplemented by at least 6 credit hours of basic accounting principles and concepts.


Four years of increasingly complex technical administrative experience in the assigned functional area, comparable to experience at the Administrative Assistant IV, or higher, level. This class can serve as a bridge class enabling individuals who do not meet the educational or professional experience standards listed above to qualify for this class by possessing four years of increasingly complex technical administrative experience in the assigned functional area, comparable to experience at the Administrative Assistant IV, or higher, level.

The purpose of this bridge class is to promote upward mobility within the Fairfax County workforce. However, persons qualifying for this class on the basis of their technical experience may not substitute this technical experience for education, or for professional experience, in order to qualify for other employment opportunities.


The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a credit report check, and a driving records check to the satisfaction of the employer.
This position is considered essential personnel.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

Experience with Advanced Shopper, procurement, work performed for others, acquisitions of materials and services, purchasing, specialized finance reports, and journal entries.

Position is generally sedentary in nature, but may require some mobility, dexterity and good vision necessary to operate office equipment and perform tasks. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel Interview and may include a practical exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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