Financial Officer provides leadership, guidance, technical expertise and team
coordination to support implementation of the Supreme Court's strategic
initiatives in the areas of fiscal management, budget analysis, financial
reporting, fiscal control and auditing.
Work is highly independent, and is
reviewed by the Administrative Director through conferences and results
Essential Functions (Any
one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples
cover all of the duties which may be performed.)
coordinates and implements fiscal goals, objectives, policies, procedures and
internal financial control systems for the Supreme Court.
Responsible for the management of the Court's financial processes
and systems, including accounting, collections, court-appointed counsel
payments, fixed assets, grants, internal audit, and payroll.
that Court budgetary, accounting and fiscal reporting policies and procedures
meet appropriate standards, are in accordance with applicable laws, regulations
and professional accounting practices and coordinates with those of the
Responsible for the provision of revenue projections, expenditure
data, and other information as may be requested by other governmental agencies
and the public.
and monitors financial information to determine compliance with the annual
budget and financial forecasts and recommends appropriate strategies to the Administrative
Director as needed ensuring current needs, objectives and resource
and interprets monthly, quarterly, and annual financial and management reports
as required by the Court and by federal and territorial regulations.
executive management, judicial officers and other court management in
determining the fiscal impact of legislation.
and maintains an automated financial management system for budgeting, tracking
account management, and financial reporting.
provisions for internal and external audits.
trains, reviews, evaluates and supervises administrative and/or financial
Serves on various committees and
represents the Court in territorial budget meetings.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills
knowledge of principles and practices of accounting, business finance, and
knowledge of public sector financial management, budgeting, and fiscal
of automated accounting and business systems, including territorial systems.
Thorough knowledge of federal and
territorial laws, rules and procedures in the financial, accounting, and
Ability to work effectively with
managers, supervisors, employees, territorial officials, the legislature, and
the general public.
Ability to communicate effectively
both verbally and in writing, with a diverse group of people.
Skilled in the operation of a
personal computer with proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other accounting
is performed primarily in an office setting.
Some travel may be required.
essentially sedentary with occasional walking, standing, bending, and
transferring items less than 25 pounds such as papers and files.
(Any combination of training and work experience
which indicates possession of the knowledge, abilities and skills listed
above. An example of an acceptable
qualification for this position is)
A master's degree from an accredited
college or university in accounting, finance, and/or business administration is
required, supplemented by a minimum of five (5) years of progressively
responsible accounting and financial experience including a minimum of three
(3) years of management experience. Leadership
experience in public sector financial management, budgeting,
and fiscal analysis strongly preferred. A
combination of other education and experience may be considered at the
discretion of the Court.
Public Accounting is strongly preferred.
$91,597 -- $101,106
Supreme Court of the United States Virgin Islands - 18 months ago