Director of Budget and Management

Warrenton, Virginia
Aug 13, 2020
Sep 17, 2020
Executive, Director
Full Time


Just 45 miles from Washington, D.C., minutes away from Northern Virginia, & just north of Richmond, Fauquier County offers an exciting opportunity to work in a thriving community! We offer a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package to include, but not limited to, Medical, dental, vision, & prescription coverage, Annual leave, sick leave, & two personal days accrued each fiscal year, Virginia Retirement System pension plan, 457B individual retirement plan, Free health care through our Fauquier County Employee Wellness Center...& so much more!

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GENERAL DEFINITIONS OF WORK:                          FLSA Status: Exempt

Performs complex professional and administrative work planning, organizing and directing budget development and management activities; does related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision. Supervision is exercised over all department personnel.


Planning, organizing and directing budget development and management; forecasting revenues and expenditures; coordinating work with County Administration and department directors; overseeing the preparation of associated records, reports and budget documents. (These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

- Serves as principal advisor on all budget and financial planning related issues; ensures budget execution is within limits imposed by Board of - ---  Supervisors’ action and policies.

-  Supervises, directs and evaluates assigned staff; processes employee concerns and problems; counsels, disciplines and completes employee performance appraisals. 

-  Plans, directs, supervises and participates in the development, presentation and implementation of the annual budget, Five Year Financial Plan, the Capital Improvement Plan, and related strategic planning initiatives.

- Present the budget and budget related matters to the Board of Supervisors, County Administration, department directors, grant agencies, and citizens. 

- Oversees the preparation of policies; develops strategies and priorities; forecasts revenues, in coordination with Commissioner of the Revenue, and expenditures; oversees the preparation of instruction manuals and forms; established timetables.

- Evaluates economic trends; analyzes the impact of state and federal legislation as it related to the County budget.

- Monitors the County’s fiscal position; prepares and publishes expenditure and revenue analysis including recommendations on corrective actions required due to deviations; documents changes to budgets; prepares supporting justification and resolutions.

-  Provides support to the Board of Supervisors’ Finance, Personnel, and Public Safety Committees,;; prepares documents and provides recommendations on considered issues; ensures follow-up is performed when required.

-  Oversees grant management function, including fiscal agency provision for regional partners, in coordination with departments and as directed by the Board of Supervisors and/or County Administration.

-  Conducts a variety of statistical, budget and financial studies of expenditure patterns and revenue projections and other issues of interest; prepares presentations on findings and recommendations.

- Performs related tasks as required.


Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods and practices of budgeting and accounting; comprehensive knowledge of the laws, ordinances and regulations governing financial matters; comprehensive knowledge of implementation and oversight state and federal grant program requirements and management; thorough knowledge of modern office methods, practices and equipment; ability to prepare and maintain complex financial reports and records; ability to analyze and evaluate complex financial systems; ability to express technical ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to establish strong and collaborative working relationships with department directors, community partners, and state and federal funding partners; ability to plan, organize and direct the work of subordinates; ability to follow instructions both verbally and written; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.


Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in business or public administration, accounting or related field. Extensive background in local or state budget preparation, with accounting and financial reporting experience including extensive supervisory experience. Master’s degree in public administration preferred, with consideration for VGFOA or GFOA certifications.


This is sedentary work requiring the exertion of up to 10pounds of force occasionally, and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects; work requires reaching, fingering, grasping and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operation of machines, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is not subject to adverse environmental conditions.


Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.

July 2020                                                     FAUQUIER COUNTY, VIRGINIA