Fiscal Manager
St. Croix County, WI - New Richmond, WI

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Fiscal Manager –

St. Croix County is seeking an accounting professional to supervise finance staff and oversee financial functions at the Health & Human Services Department and Nursing Home. Seeking experience in grant reporting, financial statements, budgeting, contracts and billing and collection.

General Definition of Work
Performs complex professional work coordinating accounting, budgeting and payroll functions, preparing and maintaining detailed financial records and files, preparing financial reports, filing external reports and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the Finance Director. Departmental supervision is exercised over Accounts Receivable Supervisor and Financial Assistants.

Qualification Requirements
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Examples of Duties:

Essential Functions
Directs, develops and coordinates financial management including payroll, accounts payable & receivable, the general ledger, budgeting, fixed assets, and financial reporting for the Health and Human Services (HHS) Department, which includes Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) the Nursing Home (NH), and St. Croix Industries (SCI) all Divisions will be referred to and assumed included below as the HHS Department .

Assigns, directs, trains and reviews work; evaluates staff performance; handles disciplinary issues; coaches and/or counsels staff; develops staff schedules; provides recommendations regarding hiring, promoting, suspending and terminating to Human Resources.

Directs and oversees accounting functions including financial reporting, general ledger functions, accounts receivable and payable, payroll, fixed assets, and contact management.

Provides financial reports, presentations and recommendations to the Elected Officials, Department Director and Managers.

Analyzes and prepares monthly and annual financial reports.

Prepares future revenue and expenditure projections
Compiles and analyzes state, federal and grant revenues; changes and develops alternatives in allocating expenditures for maximizing potential funding sources and strategizes with the Director, Managers and State personnel to enhance reimbursements.

Develops and enhances the Purchases of Service Contracts for the HHS Department; integrates vendor contracts; ensures proper contracting levels and compliance with licensure, audit standards and insurance; administers contracts.

Coordinates, prepares managers for annual budgets; analyzes and maintains expenditure to revenue comparisons budgets to actuals.

Determines and prepares NH budget based on Per Patient Day statistics and previous years' expenses and analyzes Per Patient Day reports to determine utilization and track budget expenses.

Review and updates costing methods used by NH; determines prices per unit and inventory value; determines NH fixed assets depreciation values and develops nursing home indirect cost pool.

Determines agency management support and overhead costs for the NH and HHS.
Performs yearend closing functions for all HHS Divisions; analyzes and balances ledgers; makes final adjustments and prepares yearend documentation; files reports and prepares summaries for the annual audits.

Manages the Annual Audits and performs Internal Audits as needed.

Serves as the point of contact for various external Regulatory Agencies.

Files the External Reports with the various Regulatory Agencies for reimbursements and compliance.

Develops and implements policies and procedures for the various fiscal areas to ensure proper procedures, policies, and Best Practices are adhered to.

Completes various ad hoc Projects as assigned.

Assist the Finance Director or Assistant Finance Director as requested.

Supervises the Accounts Receivable Supervisor and Financial Assistants.

Typical Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Comprehensive knowledge of computer operations and accounting software; strong analytical skills; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting as applied to the public sector, non-profit and hospital institutions; skill operating a computer including word processing, spreadsheet processing, budgeting and financial analysis; ability to prepare complex financial reports; ability to apply knowledge to solve problems; ability to analyze and evaluate complex financial systems; ability to form and maintain relationships with managerial staff, committee members and county executives.

Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, or related field and extensive experience performing public sector accounting or finances, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Physical Requirements
This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires walking, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing and lifting; work has standard vision requirements; 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; work requires preparing and analyzing written or electronic data, work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office).

Special Requirements
Desirable but not required: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Public Finance Officer or Certified Government Finance Manager.
Valid driver's license.