Fiscal Manager, County of Monroe

Published Sep 5, 2023

Job Posting Date: 09/01/2023
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Location: County of Monroe, Michigan

Management position under the general supervision of the Director of Fiscal Services; participates in policy making and program development with other administrative personnel; assists in directing, planning, and organizing County wide financial management, reporting, and accounting functions; supports the Director of Fiscal Services ensuring compliance with accounting rules, laws, and reporting; supports internal control of financial transactions, financial activities across the organization and assists including training of County department’s employees in managing finances at a department level; responsible for database management and security of financial management and accounting system. Act on behalf of the Director of Fiscal Services when needed; makes recommendations on improvements to financial and accounting functions across the organization to enhance the effectiveness and accuracy of reporting. Provide financial analyses of administrative operations along with budget recommendations that support the findings of the analysis.

Employment Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with coursework in accounting, finance, public or business administration or a field related to the work.

Experience: Three years of progressively more responsible professional level experience in a large fund accounting system, which included experience with grant preparation, budget preparation, payroll, accounts payable and receivable, data processing, and database administration. Supervisory experience preferred.

Other Requirements:
Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of governmental accounting. Working knowledge of federal and state regulations related to area of responsibility.
  • Analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Accounting principles, statistical techniques, practices and procedures.
  • Administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, use of computers and computer software (MS Word/MS Excel payroll and financial systems), managing files and records.
  • Principles and process for providing customer and personal service.

Skill in:

  • Handling interruptions without losing on-the-job effectiveness.
  • Using sound, independent judgment within established policy and procedural guidelines.
  • Using technology appropriate to the position held.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
  • Talking/listening to others to convey information effectively.
  • Researching, analyzing and evaluating complex financial data. Detail oriented.

Ability to:

  • To communicate effectively through written and oral communication.
  • Work well under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines.
  • Recognize the needs and concerns of people and to maintain constructive relationships in dealing with them.
  • Recognize issues that interfere with the ability to meet and maintain performance expectations and address them.
  • Prioritize and self-direct, analyze situations, identify situations where appropriate to make decisions. Using sound, independent judgement within established policy and procedural guidelines.
  • Planning and directing the work of others.
  • Training others in work procedures.
  • Maintaining accurate records and files.
  • Preparing clear, concise and effective written material.
  • Program design and assessment.

The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum skills and experience levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description. The qualifications should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment or promotional standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job-related selection or promotional criteria.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to use standard office equipment, including a computer.
  • Vision to read printed materials and a computer screen.
  • Hearing and speech sufficient to communicate in person or over the telephone.
  • Attend work regularly and work under stressful conditions.

Work Location: This is an in-person only position located in Monroe, MI.

Starting salary $65,187.20-73,236.80 annually, depending on qualifications, plus fringe benefits

How to apply: Follow link HERE