This position oversees all aspects of the Department of Agriculture's operating and capital budgets and develops and maintains internal controls to ensure fiscal compliance. A primary focus is to manage all daily financial and budgetary responsibilities for the Department in coordination with the Lottery and Racing Industries throughout the State. The incumbent also provides leadership to and supervises fiscal staff and oversees the State's automated financial accounting system, procurement, payroll review process, and asset inventory.
Applicants who do not possess the preferred qualification will still be eligible to compete for this position if job requirements are met.
- Six months experience in grant management and control which includes monitoring and evaluating grant expenditures.
- Six months experience in using an automated payroll management information system to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve/inquire and report on data.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
Analyzes, reconciles and consolidates vouchers, records, journals, ledgers and statements.
Monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with budgetary recommendations.
Reviews financial transactions and codes for conformance to standard procedures and accounts.
Compiles, analyzes and prepares a variety of statements and reports for state, special, private or federal funded programs for use in financial, budget and personnel planning.
Develops cost projections based on past records and anticipated activities and makes fiscally sound recommendations.
Applies standardized accounting principles and practices.
Reviews internal accounting policies and procedures and makes recommendations for revisions.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Controller
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
- Three years experience in analyzing financial problems, developing alternatives, recommending and advising management on solutions.
- Three years experience in interpreting laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
- Six months experience in financial administration such as comprehensive analysis of programs, budgets, projects, services, alternatives, and costs; financial planning, revenue generation, revenue forecasting, expenditure forecasting, cash flow management and establishing internal control.
- Six months experience in budget administration which includes managing, developing, analyzing and implementing budgets; developing strategic plans and establishing internal control.
- Six months experience in staff supervision which includes planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others.
Additional Posting Information
Merit Only: Current State of Delaware employees in a position covered by the Merit System and who have completed their initial probationary period.
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
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