Finance & Administrative Services Manager
King County 35 reviews - Seattle, WA

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King County is seeking an innovative Finance & Administrative Services Manager who will manage the day-to-day operations of the Director’s Office and play a key role in the development and strategy for the Department of Executive Services’ biennial budget . This is an exciting opportunity to join County government and play a role in Executive Constantine’s goal to be “The best-run government in the United States”. This position will be integral to designing strategy for present and future services that we provide to our customers. This role involves daily interaction with senior-level management and multiple business units and requires a keen understanding of the strategies and tactics. This role requires a self-starter with strong business modeling skills, a keen attention to detail, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and solid skills in data mining and business intelligence. SCOPE OF JOB DUTIES:

The successful candidate will demonstrate skill or ability to:

Manage and collaborate with department staff on the development and review of biennial department budget;
Develop and link budget metrics with reporting tools necessary to make recommendations to leadership on impacts of policy decisions;
Evaluate and review legislation and other laws and regulations to support department/division vision, mission and goals. Evaluate proposed legislation for impact on department services. Review DES legislative transmittals for quality and consistency with standards;
Conceptualize , develop and implement strategies, systems, standards and plans for a wide variety of functions. Use continuous improvement techniques such as LEAN to accomplish these initiatives;
Manage the daily administration of the Director’s office including supervising staff. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL:
Be knowledgeable about how large organizations work, including how to get things done through formal and informal channels. Familiarity with the legislative process is a plus ;

Possess a strong grounding in budget preparation process. Experience with consolidating multiple stakeholder budgets is a plus ;
Have the ability to develop metrics and use innovative visual tools to display department budget priorities and strategic initiatives in a clear and impactful manner for use in policy decisions;
Be flexible and adapt as required, while working in a multi-faceted and sometimes ambiguous environment;
Possess strong ability to navigate through potentially conflicting stakeholder perspectives;
Be proficient using Business Intelligence Tools and Enterprise Resource Programs (ERP) in daily work (the county uses Oracle financials, PeopleSoft and other tools). APPLICATION PROCESS: This exciting opportunity is open to all applicants and will be open until filled . The first date of consideration will be May 16th at 4:30pm . Please apply online at kingcounty.gov/jobs or submit your resume with cover letter detailing your interest to robert.james@kingcounty.gov . Call him at 206-263-9414 if you have any questions regarding this opportunity.

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King County provides regional services to over 1.9 million residents including more than 340,000 people living in unincorporated areas....