Senior Fiscal Administrator (management Analyst Iv)

Fairfax, Virginia
$80,764.32 - $134,606.99 Annually
Jan 23, 2021
Feb 20, 2021
Full Time
Job Announcement

Join the Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) and our nationally recognized team of professionals! FCPA is seeking a high-level professional who is both excited to lead the financial and budgeting team and to be a part of one of the most highly-regarded park systems in the country. With more than 25,000 acres of parkland, nine RECenters, eight golf courses, three lakefront parks, and more, FCPA is an exciting organization to be a part of and there are many opportunities for staff to make a difference at every level.

Under limited supervision, plans, directs and supervises a professional financial team that is responsible for delivery, analysis, administration and review of a complex, multi-fund budget and the associated and required management of the Financial Management Branch. Reports to the Administration Division director of the Park Authority and is responsible for leading the development, coordination and oversight of agency-wide budget and fiscal operations. Responsible for planning, directing and supervising a professional accounting, procurement and budget staff, the incumbent will lead engagement in the preparation, analysis and review of highly complex budgets, and ensure accuracy of technical accounting and forecasting related to all Park Authority funds. These include the General Fund, Capital Improvement Budget and Revenue Operating Fund. Administers all functions of the Financial Management Branch of the Park Authority and assigns, monitors and oversees staff's daily work activities to ensure that all financial transactions and agency functions are meeting generally accepted accounting principles. Additionally, the position ensures staff receives training as needed. May serve on the agency leadership team, or various other agency or county teams as is needed.

Note: The assigned functional areas of this position are finance, accounting or business administration.

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position description.)
  • Directs and manages long-term, large-scale, high-priority, sensitive programs/projects that are multi-disciplinary and involve multiple agencies;
  • Manages a group of professionals engaged in diverse administrative and management support activities;
  • Establishes and implements program policies, develop and manages the budget for designated programs;
  • Ensures County programs reach the intended populations and targeted benefactors;
  • Directs research and evaluation of trends in applicable areas of responsibility;
  • Develops long- and short-term goals, objectives and solutions for division;
  • Interfaces with central County staff departments (such as DMB, DHR, Finance, Purchasing and Supply Management) for seamless collaboration;
  • Provides consultation on strategic planning, organizational development and redesign projects;
  • Prepares for and presents to County Board of Supervisors (or Committee) regarding areas of expertise and responsibility.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
  • Extensive knowledge of the mission, goals, objectives, funding sources, organizational structure, workload, and staffing of the organizational unit or program to which incumbent is assigned;
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques relating to the functional area of business operation;
  • Extensive knowledge of statutory and regulatory requirements governing application of program funding, execution of program activities, and achievement of program outcomes;
  • Knowledge of the legislative and executive decision making processes;
  • Knowledge of the project management life cycle and its supporting phases;
  • Ability to identify organizational problems, evaluate possible solutions, and select and implement the most advantageous course of action;
  • Ability to identify and determine appropriate methods for gathering data;
  • Ability to make oral presentations to department management, other departments, or the public;
  • Ability to write detailed, accurate reports, grants, or solicitations for pertinent areas of administration;
  • Ability to manage professional and paraprofessional employees including coaching, counseling, training, and evaluation.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in fields related to the assigned functional areas; PLUS Five years of professional work experience within more than one of the assigned functional areas.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry and a credit history check to the satisfaction of the employer. Attendance at Board or public meetings after regular business hours is required.

Background in finance, accounting, public or business administration or related field.
  • At least seven years’ experience in public sector budgeting and financial operations.
  • Experience in managing enterprise fund operations is a desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and utilizing performance measures in advising on budgetary decisions.
  • Demonstrated experience in supervising a highly technical and qualified staff.

Sedentary with walking and lifting less than 10 pounds. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran 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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