Accounting, Auditing, Bookkeeping, Finance, Economics, Banking, Government and Military
4 Year Degree
In accordance with the Merit System Rules and Regulations, an eligible list, which will be valid for a one-year period and which will be used to fill vacancies during that period, is being established for this classification. Applicants on the eligible list will be certified in accordance with the Merit System and appropriate union contracts.
Candidates may submit online employment applications using the NEOGOV online application system available at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/nccde.
EXAMINATION PROCESS: The examination process for this posting may include an evaluation of training and experience, a written examination, a computerized exam, an oral board interview examination, a performance examination or any combination of the above in order to qualify applicants for placement on the eligible list. The eligible list will be used to fill vacancies that occur within the next year. The appropriate number of names on the eligible list as prescribed by Merit System Section 26.03.505 will be certified to the hiring department for consideration to fill the vacant position(s).
New employees are generally hired at the starting salary and may be eligible for merit increases each year upon receipt of a satisfactory performance evaluation, up to the maximum salary.
New Castle County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs advanced financial analytical work and research relating to fiscal and budgetary operations; does related work as required. DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: An employee in this class is responsible for highly complex financial work relating to the preparation and administration of operating and capital budgets, fiscal projections, variance analysis, cash flows, forecasting, administrative policies and procedures, economics, position control, financial impact studies and related projects. Responsibilities include providing advice and making recommendations to County management on fiscal matters and financial problems. Supervision is exercised over professional and clerical staff. Work is performed with considerable independence under general supervision.
? Coordinates and oversees the work of a variety of personnel related to budget preparation, costs, and analysis, and resolves problems that may occur;
? Provides professional fiscal advice to County management in the preparation of their annual operating budget and capital budget and improvements program or other policy and financial matters;
? Prepares fiscal and cash flow projections;
? Performs analytical reviews and prepares reporting schedules for management use;
? Evaluates the financial status of all programs;
? Develops and maintains operational procedures and recommends policy;
? Develops and maintains financial schedules of various types as needed;
? Maintains position control, including review of personnel transactions and all personnel requisitions;
? Supervises the maintenance of records kept by both professional and clerical personnel;
? Monitors purchasing activities of the department for budgetary compliance;
? Oversees staff to assure accurate and timely management of fiscal matters;
? Understands and applies relevant technology to assist department in revenue collection and deposit;
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of the techniques of cost analysis; thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, and methods of accounting with emphasis on governmental accounting; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of budgeting, statistics, and general services administration; good knowledge of organization, procedures and systems analysis; good knowledge of the principles, practices and equipment of modern office management; some working knowledge of Federal management circulars; ability to analyze financial data and to make appropriate recommendations; ability to prepare reports and to present facts clearly and concisely; ability to plan, coordinate, and supervise the work of staff; ability to prepare forms, handbooks, memoranda, and other communicative materials; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, general managers, County administration and outside agencies; ability to communicate courteously and effectively, both verbally and in writing; ability to secure necessary facts through personal investigations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: At least three years experience at the level of a Budget and Procedures Analyst involving increasingly responsible experience in professional finance work, to include at least one year of experience in a supervisory capacity, and possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in finance, accounting or related field; or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training directly related to the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must pass a Class III County physical examination and background check.
About New Castle County Government
New Castle County government is the largest local government in Delaware and manages all areas of land use, including sewer services, planning, assessment, licenses, permits and inspections; and provides residents a wide range of public services including police, emergency services, finance, libraries, environmental services, parks, recreation and senior centers. New Castle County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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