GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for oversight and management of one or more major departmental financial functions which may include, but is not limited to, Procurement & Vendor Management; Expenditure & Encumbrance Management; or Revenue and Reporting Management. Responsibilities may include administration of the agency's P-card transactions and reporting, coordinating and monitoring Requests for Proposals and Memorandums of Understanding in accordance with established City procedures, oversight of departmental grants, coordination of accounts payable processes, general ledger management and reconciliations, asset system maintenance, budget monitoring for both City and State programs, or similar activities.
Participates on the agency leadership team; advises department staff on federal, state and local fiscal processes and procedures; and provides assistance to other City personnel related to department accounting systems and processes. Serves as fiscal liaison to federal, state, and local stakeholders across multiple programs, grants, and City initiatives. Provides assistance to internal and external auditors when auditing agency financial statements and records. Attends required State/City meetings and mandated trainings.
Performs other duties as assigned.
• Communication – Excellent ability to communicate complex ideas and proposals effectively so others will understand; to include preparation of reports, agendas, and policies. Excellent ability to listen and understand information and ideas presented verbally or in writing. Ability to handle a variety of human resources issues with tact and diplomacy and in a confidentialmanner.
Individuals in this position cannot be listed as having a founded child abuse or neglect complaint.
In the event of a declared emergency in the City of Newport News, individuals in this position are required to work shelter duty and may be called on to perform duties as required to provide for the safety and care of the citizens of the community.