Financial Specialist Iii - Revenue Manager

Fairfax, Virginia
$76,117.81 - $126,862.32 Annually
Sep 09, 2023
Sep 23, 2023
Full Time
Job Announcement

Fairfax County boasts a top-notch school system, safe neighborhoods, thousands of acres of parkland, and bustling town centers. County government sits at the heart of this dynamic community of almost 1.2 million residents and seeks employees eager to bring their energy, enthusiasm and skills to serve Fairfax residents and to shape the county's future. Land Development Services (LDS) is the steward of the county's land development and building construction codes and regulations, and its staff members embrace their essential role as "first preventers." Every day, through careful review, permitting and inspection of site and building construction, our staff protect the health, safety, welfare, and environment for those who live in, work in, and visit Fairfax County. Our department also serves as the gateway to much of the county's economic development, reviewing over 30,000 building and site plan submissions, issuing nearly 70,000 building permits, and conducting over 220,000 building and site inspections each year. If you would like to join a creative, collaborative, innovative team doing meaningful work, then LDS is the place for you.

Oversees a small revenue team. Manages cashier operations to include applying customer payments and refunds and the associated reconciliation of accounts. Coordinates with division managers and program managers to develop short- and long-term projections and financial forecasts. Provides monthly revenue reports and investigates variances. Creates and updates policies and procedures related to revenue management and recommends business improvements as needed. Responsible for the overall management, professional development, and performance management of a team of professional-level financial staff. Establishes and maintains supportive partnerships with senior management and program staff to ensure strategic utilization of the agency's financial resources. Works under the general direction of the Chief Finance and HR Manager.

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 six credit hours of basic accounting principles and concepts; plus four years of professional-level finance or business administration experience. A master's degree in a related field or CPA may substitute for one year of experience.

Not applicable.

  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration, accounting, finance or a related field.
  • Prior financial experience within local or state government.
  • Three or more years of experience managing revenue
  • Two years of supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and review details, and ability to effectively synthesize information for appropriate audiences.
  • Considerable experience Microsoft Office Suite, including high level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel to analyze and manipulate data.
  • Experience with SAP (or Oracle or similar Enterprise Resource Management System).

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, and a credit check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Duties are generally sedentary and performed in a normal office environment. However, incumbent may be required to do some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items up to 25 pounds. Sufficiently mobile to attend meetings and make presentations to County staff. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment, phone and retrieve documents from file cabinets. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include a practical exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

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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