Under the overall direction of department management, the Health Care Services Fiscal Manager will direct and administer the fiscal section for the department, exercising primary control over the operating budget of the department, and performing related duties as required. This position oversees fiscal operations with a high degree of fiscal risk exposure to the County. The fiscal manager is responsible for a proposed budget over $200 million with complex funding and revenues. Incumbents are responsible for managing fiscal functions of the department, including proper accounting for costs and payments to contracted entities; for establishing goals, standards and policies to ensure the integrity of departmental fiscal operations; and for maximum recoverability of revenue.
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university with a major in accounting, finance, economics, business administration or a related field. AND
Five years of professional work experience in accounting, including at least two years of responsibility for supervising professional accounting/fiscal staff.
An equivalent combination of education (not less than a High School Diploma or GED), training, and experience reasonably expected to provide the job-related competencies.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Critical Thinking: Highly Complex. Work is broad in scope covering one or more complicated areas requiring a high degree of analytic ability and inductive thinking to devise new, non-standard approaches to highly intricate, technically complex problems.
Decision Making: Highly Complex. Independent judgment is required to recommend departmental or County objectives, evaluate new approaches to problem solving, and assess changing facts or conditions.
Communications: Requires regular contacts with internal and external persons of importance and influence involving considerable tact, discretion, and persuasion in obtaining the cooperation of others. Requires the handling of delicate relationships and complex situations.
Strategic Planning: Plan events that are expected to occur in the next three years with future impact beyond 3 years and up to 5 to 10 years.
Managerial/Operational Skills: Responsible for supervising multiple functions with full accountability for effective operation and results.
Leadership: May determine work procedures, maintain harmonious relations, or promote efficiency; may develop and administer operational programs; or may write or present extremely complex papers and reports. Communicate with operational and functional leaders; read and interpret professional materials involving advanced bodies of knowledge.
Works in a normal office environment sitting, standing, and walking.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Plans, develops, implements, and administers the department’s fiscal section; directs the preparation of and monitors and controls the department budget to assure conformance with revenue expectations, budgeted expenditures, and revenue source restrictions.
Coordinates the preparation and review of financial statements, audits, and cost allocation plans; directs the production of budget and other management reports; acts as liaison between the department and various state and federal agencies, county entities, and contracted providers.
Analyzes the department's overall fiscal requirements and directs the development and implementation of procedures to meet those requirements; develops and implements fiscal programs and procedures to comply with pertinent federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, regulations, and policy and procedures.
Analyzes changes in regulations to determine impact on department's finances; advises management accordingly, and devises strategies for complying with changes; forecasts revenues and expenditures; assures compliance of the department's fiscal functions with federal, state, and county requirements.
Directly and through subordinate staff, reviews the billings of contracted service providers to ensure the costs are appropriate and within contracted amounts; oversees the establishment of internal controls to ensure accuracy and appropriate segregation of duties; develops written fiscal policies and standard operating procedures.
Engages other departmental managers and management in developing fiscal strategic plans and budgets; participates in the development of new programs to facilitate long- and short-term strategies and financial plan objectives.
Directly and through subordinate staff: selects, trains, and supervises professional and clerical accounting staff; assigns and reviews work; establishes performance standards and evaluates work; takes disciplinary action as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
CLASS: HCFMGRUNM5; EST: 7/21/2019; REV: ;