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SENIOR FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATOR

Company: City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY The City of Fort Lauderdale employees possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers. NOTE: This position is located at one of the City's Cemeteries The employee in this role coordinates and leads various financial activities for a designated department. Coordinates and prepares the department's operating and capital budgets; interprets trends; maintains and develops accounting control procedures; conducts special studies and projects; administers contracts, grants, and programs; and corresponds with vendors, citizens, contractors, consultants, other departments, private companies and other governmental organizations. May supervise staff assigned to administer financial activities. NOTE: The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description. The City offers a wide variety of benefits to employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) which offers an investment option and a pension option, and requires a 3% contribution from employees. New hires are automatically enrolled in FRS. This job classification is in Management Category IV for benefit purposes. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position.

  • Supervises the work of assigned personnel; delegates and review assignments; conducts performance evaluations
  • Prepares and controls operating and capital budgets; compiles revenue and expense projections
  • Provides financial and operating reports, funding requests, expenditure levels, budget requests, budget justifications, cost cutting ideas, and procedures to executive management
  • Determines work procedures; May review and expedite workflow for Timekeeping and Payroll functions
  • Coordinates and updates CIP Projects in the Engineering Tracking System; provides updated status reports
  • May ensure capital equipment is managed according to policy; reviews and monitors asset inventory and asset management policy
  • Serves as the department Budget Liaison, Community Investment Plan (CIP) Liaison and for other financial programs and processes
  • May serve as the department Public Records Request Liaison, Fleet Liaison and Procurement Liaison
  • May serve as coordinator for departmental grant programs
  • Composes correspondence and memos; represents the department at meetings and conferences
  • Performs related work as required JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • Bachelor's Degree in finance, public administration, business administration or accounting
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of experience in accounting, finance, or related field. Additional qualifying experience or completion of coursework at an accredited college or university in a job related field, may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience or education. Special Requirements: Essential Employees may be required to work during a declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine who will be required to work. PHYSICAL STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The position is generally sedentary. Employees sit most of the time, but may walk or stand for brief periods of time.The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work Environment Frequency Working in Designated Environment Office or similar indoor environment Frequently or Often Outdoor environment Seldom or Never Street environment (near moving traffic) Seldom or Never Construction site Seldom or Never Confined Space Seldom or Never In the community (homes, businesses, etc.) Seldom or Never Lab Seldom or Never Warehouse environment Seldom or Never HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants will be required to pass a medical examination, including drug screening, prior to appointment. An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form (J204).Closing Date/Time:

Keywords: City of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Fort Lauderdale , SENIOR FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATOR, Accounting, Auditing , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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