Salary $37.30 - $49.43 an hour job type full-time
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Dental insurance health insurance paid time off retirement plan vision insurance
Full job description
Posting title financial manager ii
Job requisition number coa086311
Position number 101078
Job type full-time
Division name finance and technology
Graduation with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to finance, accounting, or economics plus five (5) years of experience in a finance related field, two (2) years of which include management experience.
Additionally, experience must include one year of accountingUp to twelve (12) hours of accounting coursework may substitute for accounting experience.
A master’s in finance, accounting, or business related field or a cpa certification may substitute for two (2) years of experience requirement.
Licenses or certifications:
Notes to applicants this position will be responsible for leading the capital improvement program (cip), grants, accounts payable, contracts, and purchasing for the austin transportation departmentResponsibilities include the development of the annual 5-year spending plan, bi-annual rolling needs assessment, monitoring and reporting on cip spending, grant management, purchasing and contract management, document approvals in advantage, other duties as assigned, and the management of six team members.
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Regarding your application:
A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this positionPlease list your complete employment history (to include all job duties responsibilities and employment dates) on your online applicationThe application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered (e.g., “see resume” or “see linked in profile”)Resumes will not be used to qualify for the position and will not be used to recommend salary.
This position may require a skills assessment.
Close job posting: department may close the job posting at any time after 7 days.
90 day provision for additional vacancy: this posting may be used to fill other vacancies in other sections within the divisionDecisions on assigned section will be made at the time of hire based on business needs.
Austin transportation positions are not at 100% remote operation.
Video conferencing software technology: austin transportation department uses the communication platform, microsoft teams, to conduct virtual interviews.
Pay range $37.30 – $49.43
Hours monday through friday 8:00 a.mTo 5:00 p.m.
Hours may vary depending on departmental needs and initiatives.
Job close date
Type of posting external
Department austin transportation
Grant funded or pooled position not applicable
Location 901 s mopac expy, bldg 5, ste 300, austin, tx 78746
Experience overseeing financial services including capital budget preparation, grant management, financial forecasting, contract administration/writing, purchasing and accounts payable.
Demonstrated success in working in a deadline driven environment while balancing multiple projects and changing priorities.
Experience developing financial reports and presentations for executives and stakeholders.
Knowledge of cip, grants, and restricted funds such as impact fees or fiscal surety.
Experience with aims, ecombs, ecapris, and microstrategy or a similar tool.
Proficiency in microsoft excel.
Duties, functions and responsibilities essential duties and functions, pursuant to the americans with disabilities act, may include the followingOther related duties may be assigned.
Properly accounts for and safe-guards the city’s cash and other assets for mid-sized enterprises or functions within a department.
Provides general oversight over department’s accounting, budgeting, purchasing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, revenue, cip, grants, fixed assets, inventory, and payroll functionsMay provide oversight for non-financial areas.
Guides financial decisions of the organization by preparing financial information for presentation and consideration by management.
Manages the development of the budget for the organization, performs budget analysis, provides guidance and recommendations to management, monitors the budget by reviewing current year estimates and budget variance reports, and reviews historical and forecast budget information.
Provides feedback and analysis of organization performance measures, goals, and objectives by compiling relevant financial, business, service and operational information, identifying and evaluating trends, and recommending corrective actions.
Reviews financial and budget reports and performs financial analyses by managing compilation of appropriate information.
Manages development of organization’s financial forecast; ensuring revenue, expenditure and debt service projections meet applicable financial policies, guidelines and benchmarks, such as requirements for debt service coverage and cash reserves.
Manages the development of service rates, cost of service studies, and customer class rate proposals for council.
May manage requirements of a regulatory environment including rate proceedings, rate filing documentation, expert testimony development and delivery, litigation support, and settlement negotiations.
May manage debt program including revenue bond planning and issuance, development and update of bond official statements, rating agency presentation development, management of commercial paper programs, reconciliations of debt service schedules, and analysis of bond refinancing or defeasance opportunities.
Manages the development of the capital budget, long-range plan and five-year plan.
Prepares, reviews, and evaluates financial and accounting documents, reports, and statements and ensures that financial transactions are recorded promptly and properly.
Ensure financial staff are appropriately trained on the city’s systems of record and on citywide policies and procedures.
Responsibilities - supervision and/or leadership exercised:
Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissalMay provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training and guidance to others.
Knowledge, skills and abilities must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Knowledge of the processes and theories used for public budgetary and financial policies.
Knowledge of accounting concepts, principals and practices
Knowledge of financial reporting and internal control systems
Knowledge of utility ratemaking and cost of service study methodology
Knowledge of debt instruments, cash management and utility financing methods
Knowledge of forecasting models; econometric studies, analysis and forecasting; and estimating methods and techniques
Knowledge of cost benefits analysis, feasibility studies and net present value analysis methods
Knowledge of enterprise budgeting, financial planning or accounting.
Knowledge of preferred business practices * knowledge of financial and budget systems and reporting
Knowledge of leadership/supervisory/management best practices
Skill in designing and maintaining complex spreadsheet and database models
Skill in development of presentations
Skill in effective oral and written communications
Skill in analyzing and interpreting complex financial records
Skill in determining need and compiling, analyzing and presenting financial information and data for management and council use
Ability to resolve problems or situations that require the exercising of good judgement
Ability to prepare complex and accurate financial reports
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other city employees and the public
Criminal background investigation this position has been approved for a criminal background investigation.
Eeo/ada city of austin is committed to compliance with the american disabilities actIf you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or tty (512) 974-2445.
Information for city employees: if you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.