Under direction, performs complex and difficult financial, budgetary, systems, statistical and other management analyses in support of the County’s financial management; makes recommendations for action and assists in County-wide policy, procedure and controls related to accurate forecasting of revenues, expenditures and fund balances, purchasing, and special revenue fund transactions; performs related work as assigned.
Essential Job Functions:
Essential Job Functions : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.
· Works with County departments to provide accurate forecasts of revenues, expenditures and year-end fund balance projections; works with individual department staff regarding appropriate methods to improve the accuracy of departmental forecasting.
· Develops and implements procedures and standards to ensure accurate reporting of the County’s financial position; evaluates alternative courses of action and makes recommendations.
· Ensures that accurate budgetary information is available to the Auditor-Controller’s Office and Chief Administrative Office.
· Performs analyses and accounting tasks of a complex nature to assess financial, budgetary and accounting issues.
· Assists in the review and analysis of departmental and County budget accounting procedures for conformance with laws, regulations, and accurate forecasting practices.
· Reviews and recommends modifications to departmental accounting systems and procedures.
· Prepares and/or reviews complex financial and budgetary reports, including the comprehensive annual financial report.
· Records, monitors and reports on all debt obligations of the County.
· Plans, develops, coordinates and implements or directs the implementation of procedures and controls regarding the County’s purchasing, departmental forecasting of revenues, expenditures and fund balances, and accurate special revenue fund transactions.
· Plans and organizes complex budgetary, statistical and other financial studies; prepares a variety of complex analytical, statistical and narrative reports.
· Works with Chief Administrative Office staff to determine the reasons for significant differences between previously anticipated revenues, expenditures and fund balances and final budget submissions.
· May direct and review the work of others on a project or day-to-day basis.
· Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university with major course work in Accounting, Economics, Business or Public Administration or a closely related field.
· Four (4) years of professional level experience in progressively responsible financial forecasting, economic, administrative, budgetary or similar management analytical work.
· Valid Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License issued by the California Board of Accountancy within the California Department of Consumer Affairs is required.
· Valid State of California driver's license may be required.
Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements:
· Work is performed in an office environment.
Butte County, CA - 16 months ago