Fiscal Officer I

3 days left

Alexandria, VA
$56,835.22 - $93,423.35 Annually
Nov 07, 2019
Nov 20, 2019
Full Time
Fiscal Officer I

An Overview
The Department of Transportation and Environmental Services (T&ES) is seeking a Fiscal Officer I who will perform analytical and evaluative work involving the formulation of budget estimates including development of fund requirements to support operating programs; exercising program controls over the obligation and expenditure of appropriated funds; and the provision of administrative management services. An incumbent independently conceptualizes, organizes and carries out most work assignments under minimal supervision. Special assignments are outlined by the supervisor in terms of the end product required. Written guidelines are available for use in most City/State financial management matters.

The Opportunity
  • Meets with Project Managers to discuss expenses and upcoming project or program needs, to include creation of year end projections;
  • Works and consults with Project Managers and Division Chiefs on the preparation of Operating and Capital budget documents;
  • Reviews and approves fiscal actions in the financial management system;
  • Develops and maintains a system to track and manage grants applied for and awarded to ensure that grant requirements are met, and department is well-prepared for grant audits;
  • Monitors departmental actions on grant awards to ensure that grants are implemented;
  • Prepares and submits reimbursement billing to funders, monitors receipt of federal and state revenues, and ensures that funds collected are at least equal to projections in grant budget;
  • Works with Accounting Department and departmental personnel to facilitate grant closeouts and audits Develop Grant Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the department and ensures that project managers abide by the SOPs;
  • Perform other duties as required.

The Ideal Candidate
To qualify for this position, all candidates must possess a Bachelor's Degree and completion of college-level courses in the principles and theories of accounting, budgeting, procurement, contracting, human resources management, training or related administrative management experience in the subject matter area; one year of experience in progressively-responsible positions involving public administration, including some experience in public financial planning and administration; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

To be considered as an ideal candidate, one should also possess at least two years' experience dealing with grant reimbursements from state and federal agencies.

About the Department
T&ES is a community partner in shaping a livable, green, and prospering Alexandria. We plan, build, operate, and maintain transportation systems and infrastructure that improve mobility and provide people and businesses with core public services. The work we do keeps Alexandrians moving, growing sustainability, and thriving. If you are curious for a broader view of our City, click City of Alexandria to learn more.


This position requires the successful completion of pre-employment background checks including but not limited to drug testing, criminal background.

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