Financial Specialist Iii - Revenue Manager

Fairfax, Virginia
$69,407.31 - $115,678.37 Annually
Jan 22, 2022
Feb 05, 2022
Full Time
Job Announcement

Fairfax County boasts a top-notch school system, safe neighborhoods, thousands of acres of parkland, and bustling town centers. County government sits at the heart of this dynamic community of almost 1.2 million residents and seeks employees eager to bring their energy, enthusiasm and skills to serve Fairfax residents and to shape the county's future. Land Development Services (LDS) is the steward of the county's land development and building construction codes and regulations, and its staff members embrace their essential role as "first preventers." Every day, through careful review, permitting and inspection of site and building construction, our staff protect the health, safety, welfare, and environment for those who live in, work in, and visit Fairfax County. Our department also serves as the gateway to much of the county's economic development, reviewing over 30,000 building and site plan submissions, issuing nearly 70,000 building permits, and conducting over 220,000 building and site inspections each year. If you would like to join a creative, collaborative, innovative team doing meaningful work, then LDS is the place for you.

LDS is seeking a highly skilled and experienced manager and leader to oversee the analysis, management, and development of LDS revenue. This includes conducting revenue analysis and developing projections for short term and long-term forecasting of revenue.

The successful candidate will be responsible for several areas, including the following:

  • Manages and oversees the ongoing reconciliations of all deposit accounts, the LDS bank account and the cashier's office and revenue team.
  • Deposits all funds collected in a timely manner and in accordance with State, County code and local policy.
  • Serves as the agency point of contact for revenue related issues and makes recommendations concerning complex revenue financial activity.
  • Coordinates with agency Proffer team to ensure financial processing of proffers, bonds and agreements, and escrows.
  • Ensures a comprehensive and customer-oriented effort in overseeing revenue collection and makes recommendations on modifications as necessary to improve service to customers.
  • Has responsibility for the supervision, professional development, and performance of the revenue team.

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 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.

  • Master’s degree in accounting, public administration, or business administration
  • Knowledge of governmental accounting and budgeting principles, methods, and practices
  • Demonstrated experience in short and long-term revenue forecasting
  • Demonstrated experience leading a team of finance employees
  • Minimum of two years of supervisory experience for professional and administrative financial staff in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills.
  • Experience in revenue management.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Excel



The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and credit check to the satisfaction of the employer.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

Duties are generally sedentary and performed in a normal office environment. However, incumbent may be required to do some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items up to 25 pounds. Sufficiently mobile to attend meetings and make presentations to County staff. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment, phone and retrieve documents from file cabinets. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. . All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview, may include practical 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 military status 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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