Financial Specialist II

$58,451.95 - $97,420.54 Annually
Aug 13, 2018
Aug 27, 2018
Full Time

This job is being re-advertised. If you applied before you do not need to re-apply to be considered.

The job advertisement will be used to fill multiple positions, all of which are located at the Pennino building, 12011 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Works as part of the financial management team supporting the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) and works closely with senior department and fiscal management, as well as local, federal, and state staff. Performs quantitative analysis of program budgets, mandates, multi-jurisdictional fiscal plans and performance measures, as well as, program and impact analysis. Participates with the preparation of budget reviews, including forecasting, trend analysis and monitoring relevant policies and governing regulations and estimating the potential fiscal and policy impacts on programs. Reconciles monthly postings and makes necessary journal entries. Reviews and approves procurement and other encumbrances and payments. Ensures compliance with county, state, and federal policies, regulations, grant and audit requirements. Successfully resolves problems in a team-based environment and balances multiple priorities and tasks to meet established deadlines.

Illustrative Duties Prepares and/or analyzes financial data and makes recommendations;Plans, organizes and participates in the reconciliation of funds;Prepares long range revenue and expenditure estimates necessary to forecast economic feasibility of various projects;Reviews and verifies postings to appropriate ledgers and subsidiary accounts;Prepares or assist development of the agency budget and monitors budget status. Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles;Ability to prepare, interpret and analyze financial reports and statements;Ability to develop and apply budget, procurement, and payment procedures in accordance with established county policies. 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 two 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.

Requires strong analytical, computer, oral and written communications skills, as well as, significant expertise with governmental budgeting, accounting, procurement, and financial management, program support, and policy analysis. Degree and/or experience in public administration, public management, managing multiple funding streams, and monitoring and projecting revenues and expenditures. Experience in financial audits and grant reporting. Considerable experience using Microsoft Office Suite computer software, particularly Excel; and governmental accounting and financial systems.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, and a Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of the employer.

Moderate lifting and bending to file and retrieve documents; ability to use PC, keyboard and mouse; and ability to communicate orally and in writing. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview; may include a written 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.

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