Financial Specialist III

Location
FAIRFAX (EJ27), VA
Salary
$65,825.55 - $109,708.77 yr
Posted
May 15, 2017
Closes
May 27, 2017
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time

Works as part of a fiscal team to provide strategic budgeting and financial management support in the rapidly-evolving field of public behavioral health. Develops, executes, monitors, analyzes and reports on CSB's operating budget of approximately $60M. Prepares short and long-range forecasts. Provides strategic budget guidance, particularly with regards to contracted services Researches and analyzes the fiscal impact of policy and/or program changes, develops recommendations, and presents findings. Provides comprehensive budget and financial management support to several large service areas. Researches budget, finance and procurement requirements and develops related budget and financial management policies, processes and tools that ensure efficient and effective operations, strong internal controls, and accurate financial reports. Completes required deliverables for the annual budget, third quarter and carryover processes, the state performance contract and internal and external audits. Supervises accounts payable staff. Must be able to think critically, solve problems, and balance multiple priorities and tasks. The position requires strong analytical, computer, and customer service skills, as well as significant budgeting and financial management experience.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles, methods, and practices of governmental budgeting and fiscal management and the ability to apply them to complex governmental systems;
  • Ability to effectively supervise and coordinate the activities of staff;
  • Ability to develop and implement fiscal policies and procedures.
Employment Standards MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS;Any combination of education, 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.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Appointee will be required to complete a criminal background investigation to the satisfaction of the employer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Master's degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field. Prior experience in governmental budgeting and financial management. Prior experience as a supervisor.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Job is generally sedentary in nature. Incumbent must be able to use a personal computer, including keyboard and mouse, and read on computer monitor. Incumbent must also be able to communicate both orally and in writing. Duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview; may include exercise.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability 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 711. EEO/AA/TTY.