This position is for the Fire Department and 911 Communications Bureau.
Under direction of a Chief or Department Director, incumbent directs and administers all finance and accounting systems, reporting and financial programs, including budget preparation, financial analysis and cost accounting for a department.
Major duties and responsibilities may also include oversight and coordination of other administrative functions such as: grants & contract administration; inventory & asset management; auditing; purchasing; oversight of payroll; and, other administrative activities.
This is a senior management position requiring critical decision-making skills and responsibilities necessary to inform, advise and assist executive leaders and elected officials with policy and financial decision making.
Incumbents at this level manage the financial program (or a set of programs) in a small to medium-sized department, which may include supervision of other staff. Requires six to eight years of increasingly responsible experience.