Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-0103


Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035

FINANCIAL SPECIALIST II


Department of Administration for Human Services

Job # 13-0103

$54,552 to $72,736  (Grade S24)
 
Description:

Serves as an integral part of the fiscal team supporting program staff in the Department of Family Services. Works closely with the program's senior management and the department's senior fiscal manager, as well as other local, federal and state staff. Performs quantitative analysis of program budgets, mandates, multi-jurisdictional fiscal plans and performance measures, as well as program and impact analysis. Responsible for the preparation of the annual budget request, quarterly budget reviews, and monthly expenditure reports; monitoring grant budgets; forecasting multiple-stream revenues; and monitoring relevant legislation and estimating the potential fiscal and policy impacts on the division and the programs. Ensures compliance with county, state and federal policies, regulations, grant and audit requirements. Successfully resolves problems in a team-based environment and balances multiple priorities and tasks.

 

Minimum
Qualifications:

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration or related field that has been supplemented by at least six credit hours of basic accounting principles and concepts; plus two years of professional-level finance or business administration experience.

 

Special
Requirements:

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background and Child Protective Services Registry check to the satisfaction of the employer.

 

Preferred
Qualifications:

Requires strong analytical, computer, oral and written communication skills, as well as significant expertise in the area of financial management, program support, and policy analysis. Degree and/or experience in economics, public administration, public finance, or accounting. Knowledge of and experience in: social services program analysis and financial management; managing multiple funding streams; and monitoring and projecting revenues and expenditures. Experience in financial audits and grants reporting. Considerable experience using Microsoft Office Suite computer software, particularly Excel, and governmental accounting and financial systems.

 

Selection
Procedure:

Written skills assessment may be part of the recruitment process.

 

To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

 

Closing Date:

2/8/2013

 

Date Posted:

1/26/2013

 

Benefits:

Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.

 

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