Financial Specialist III

$67,306.72 - $112,177.31 Annually
Jan 28, 2019
Feb 18, 2019
Full Time

Performs financial analysis of the Solid Waste Management Program Business operations. Compiles and analyzes agency financial reports in conformance with generally accepted accounting principles on a monthly basis to include balance sheets, statements of revenues and expenditures, and statements of cash flows for all agency programs and funds. Presents and interprets fiscal results to senior agency management. Utilize cost accounting methods to determine costs of service and develop rates to charge customers for a wide array of services. Performs fiscal analysis and data interpretation for a wide variety of areas. Conducts analysis, solicits input and prepares the annual agency budget and quarterly budget reviews while ensuring conformance with budgetary standards. Engages in business process redesign for the agency's financial functions and plans, develops and directs preparation of strategic plans. Manages professional and administrative fiscal staff.

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;
  • Considerable knowledge of federal, state and county policies, procedures, regulations and legislation impacting the maintenance of financial records;
  • Ability to effectively supervise and coordinate the activities of staff;
  • Ability to develop and implement fiscal policies and procedures.
Employment Standards MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSAny 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.

Degree in accounting. Proven ability to analyze fiscal data and develop accurate costs for business processes in the Waste Collection and Disposal Industry and establish rates to sustain operations, capital development, and reserves for the future. Documented experience in preparation of GAAP based financial statements for an enterprise operation. Demonstrated experience in preparing both operating and capital budgets for an agency with a large business and field/public works operating environment. Experience in the Solid Waste collection, recycling and disposal industry. Proven oral and written communication skills.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED: A valid driver's license is required.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:Is required to complete a criminal background check, credit check and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer. The incumbent of this position is considered emergency essential.

This position requires one to be able to stand, stoop, bend, stretch, walk, climb, sit, kneel, crouch, reach, crawl, lift, and handle materials with manual dexterity. Ability to lift 25 pounds. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview; may include a written or technical 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 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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