Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-0242

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


Financial Resources Division,
Police Department

Job # 13-0242

$73,825 to $98,433  (Grade S31)

Serves as the Director of the Financial Resources Division (FRD), a part of the Administrative Support Bureau of the Fairfax County Police Department (FCPD). The FRD consists of Budget, Grant, Procurement, and Payroll sections and the False Alarm Reduction Unit (FARU). Acts on behalf of the Chief on administrative, fiscal, budget, human resources and purchasing matters. Performs a variety of special analysis and projects as assigned. Directs the development of the budgets of the Police Department and Animal Shelter, totaling $161.5M expenditures and $26.4M revenues. Oversees budget process, accounting and financial reconciliations, grant developments and closures, FEMA reimbursements, revenue collections, procurement activities including over 150 credit cards, biweekly payroll processing, compensation plan, employee benefit matters, and related policies and procedures. Oversees the preparation of the department's financial management reports and audit responses, including all internal and external reporting requirements. Serves as a member of the department's Command staff and advisor to the agency's senior leadership on fiscal issues. Supports the mission of the FCPD through daily strategic planning at the division level, and as part of the agency's Command staff group. Directs financial/reimbursement actions required as part of the FCPD Incident Command System for major incidents as appropriate.



Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in fields related to the assigned functional areas; plus five years of professional work experience within the assigned functional areas such as human resources, budgeting and financial management, and contract administration and business management.



The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, polygraph, and financial check to the satisfaction of the employer.



Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in finance. Five years of professional experience in budgeting, financial management, procurement, contract management, or/and human resources management; two years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity, including two years of experience working with an automated accounting system. A master's degree in an appropriate field may be substituted for one year of the required experience. A proven track record of exceptional customer service/support; strong organizational and multi-tasking skills; strong writing ability, communication, and presentation skills. Proven leader with experience in budget preparation, financial management, program management, especially experience for programs within a rapidly evolving public safety agency. Experience in developing and providing training modules for employees at all levels of an agency/organization. Possess strong critical thinking/analysis skills and problem-solving creativity; ability to exercise independent judgment, and to work collaboratively with internal partners and external agencies. Advanced skills using Microsoft Office Suite computer software, preferably Excel. Must have experience using the following county enterprise systems: FAMIS, iCASPS, PRISM (Budget), DART, Document Direct/DocuAnalyzer and FOCUS, the county's SAP-based Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) application.



Panel interview.



As a civilian member of an emergency response organization, must be able to adapt to rapidly changing emergency and non-emergency environments, with flexibility and an "issue-ownership" approach. Position may require irregular working hours, mandatory overtime, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description.


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.


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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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