Arlington County, Virginia
$71,593.60 - $109,408.00 Annually
May 22, 2022
May 28, 2022
Full Time
Position Information

NOTE: This is a re-opening to expand the pool of qualified candidates. If you already applied for this position, there is no need to re-apply.

The Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), Parks and Natural Resources (P&NR) Division is seeking a Management Analyst to manage the Administrative Unit, including performing budget, financial and procurement functions. The Analyst will provide executive assistance to the Division Chief and work closely with staff to analyze and research a variety of budgets, support human resource processes, address management and policy issues, and negotiate and recommend alternative options to improve departmental functions.

Specific duties include:
  • Overseeing the development of the annual operating budget of over $16 million, which includes budget formulation, execution, adjustments, tracking, monitoring, reconciliation, close-out, and procurement;
  • Supervising three administrative staff, including coordinating work schedules and assignments, writing employee appraisals, and developing performance measures;
  • Preparing financial analysis to include forecasts for both revenues and expenditures on a monthly, quarterly, bi-annual, and as needed basis;
  • Monitoring expenditures and procurement, including purchase cards, purchase orders, contracts, and phone / data usage;
  • Advising Division Chief of unauthorized purchases and other anomalies or inefficiencies;
  • Conducting strategic planning, business process improvement, systems thinking and developing viable solutions and recommendations;
  • Performing administrative duties, including managing timekeeping, financial, and administrative records, and reimbursements from FEMA, creating reports for staff and management, and preparing grants and contracts documents.
  • Analyzing data for programs (i.e., VDOT) and Administrator for work order management system;
  • Assisting with the design, development, coordination and implementation of Division trainings and workshops; and
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record in the following areas;
  • Exceptional fiscal management, strategic, organization and communication skills, with demonstrated success producing high-quality deliverables and expertise on analyzing information;
  • Developing productive working relationships and partnerships within and across organizations, departments, and work groups;
  • Communicating with internal and external customers, both verbally and in writing in accordance with best customer service standards; and
  • Utilizing data collection tools appropriate to collect and analyze results.

Selection Criteria

  • Bachelor's degree in Public/Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related field; and
  • Two (2) years of progressively responsible fiscal management experience, including budget preparation and tracking, expenditure analysis, procurement, contracts administration, and/or accounting.

Substitution: Additional directly related qualifying experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis. A Master's degree in a closely related field may substitute for up to one year of the minimum experience requirement.

Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with a Master's degree in related field and experience in one or more of the following:
  • Certified Governmental Financial Manager (CGFM) designation;
  • Financial and budget management in a local government setting;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and web-based Oracle business software;
  • Experience with automated work order systems.

Special Requirements

A pre-hire background check will be made on all candidates who are selected for employment. It may include checks of the following: criminal record, driving record, education, professional licensure, and credit history. You may be required to sign a release authorizing the County to obtain your background information.

Covid-19 Vaccination: Arlington County Government is committed to the health, safety, and wellness for all staff. In support of that commitment, all current and newly hired employees are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination. For those qualified employees with a disability or sincerely held religious belief which prohibits them from receiving a vaccine, you will be able to contact the Office of Human Rights to request a reasonable accommodation. Adherence to this policy is a condition of employment.

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