TREASURER'S OFFICE, ASSISTANT DEPUTY FOR ACCOUNTING AND TREASURY MANAGEMENT

Location
Arlington, Virginia
Salary
$78,416.00 - $119,724.80 Annually
Posted
Nov 25, 2021
Closes
Dec 30, 2021
Ref
4802-22A-TRS-HQ
Hours
Full Time
Position Information
The Arlington County Treasurer's Office is seeking an experienced Assistant Deputy Treasurer for Accounting and Treasury Management to provide integrated and comprehensive financial advice and assistance to management using accounting and fund control systems.

Major duties include:

  • Forecasting cash requirements, scheduling expenditures, managing short-term investments and analyzing trends.
  • Managing staff by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching and counseling employees; and developing, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards.
  • Understanding and communicating financial policies and programs that involve integrated accounting, budget, and management analysis.
  • Research complex fiscal issues and brief the Treasurer and Deputy Treasurers on findings and recommendations.
  • Developing and presenting reports to the Treasurer on the activities of the division.
  • Writing and maintaining operational procedures manuals.
  • Providing technical assistance and review for cash management and other financial issues.
  • Acting as Liaison with external and State auditors.
The ideal candidate has the following experience:

  • Reading, writing, comprehending and reviewing complex legal and technical materials, professional reports, proposals, procedures, policies, recommendations, etc.
  • Preparing and analyzing reports in order to recommend policies and procedures.
  • Resolving complaints and speaking in public.
  • Developing cash handling and related internal controls policies and procedures.
  • Working directly with internal and external customers, explaining policies, regulations and / or tax regulations.

Treasurer's Office Organization Unit Overview
The Accounting and Treasury Management Division is responsible for the safeguarding and management of, and the accounting for, all County revenues and County financial assets (cash and investments). The Division consists of nine professional-level positions in addition to the Deputy Treasurer.

The Division provides the following services:

  • Provides accounting and analysis support to the Treasurer and the other divisions within the Office of the Treasurer.
  • Participates in the preparation of the County's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), and in the conduct of the County's independent audit and State audit.
  • Responds to inquiries from elected and appointed officials, citizens, taxpayers and other interested parties.
  • Prepares and presents reports to the County's Finance Board.

In the context of this job description, the word "County" encompasses the general government, the School Division and any sub-units established by Arlington County Government.

Selection Criteria
Minimums: Bachelor's degree in Public/Business Administration, Accounting, or a closely related field. Plus three years of progressively responsible fiscal experience that includes activities such as budget preparation, treasury management, expenditure accounting, and tracking.

Preference: CPA or CPA candidate strongly preferred.

Substitution: A Master's Degree in Public/Business Administration, Accounting, or a closely related field may substitute for up to one year of experience.

Special Requirements
Interested candidates should apply online and include a resume and letter of application that describes how their experience and qualifications meet the position requirements. Please use the space provided in the Supplemental Questionnaire section or attach your letter to your online application. For this position, each applicant must also attach a current resume to the online application.

In your letter of application please be sure to describe your experience in the following:

  • Expenditure accounting and tracking.
  • Treasury management.
  • Staff management and development.
  • Budget preparations.

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