0931 Manager III
|Date Opened||12/13/2018 12:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||3/8/2019 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$57.98 - $74.00/hour; $10,049.00 - $12,827.00/month; $120,588.00 - $153,920.00/year|
|Job Type||Permanent Exempt|
0931 Government Fund Manager
Controller’s Office - Accounting Division
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Exempt (PEX); this position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.
The Controller serves as the chief accounting officer and auditor for the City and County of San Francisco. The Controller's Office is responsible for governance and conduct of key aspects of the City's financial operations, including operating the City's financial systems and procedures, maintaining the City's internal control environment, processing payroll for City employees, managing the City's bonds and debt portfolio, and processing and monitoring the City's budget. The department produces regular reports and audits on the City's financial and economic condition and the operations and performance of City government.
This Accounting division certifies contracts, pays vendors, and approves personnel requisitions. It also reviews, monitors, controls, and projects departmental expenditures on a continuous basis to assess overall fiscal condition, as well as assisting departments to achieve fiscal compliance, accuracy, and timeliness of the resulting financial information.
Under general direction of the CAFR Manager, the Government Fund Manager will manage and facilitate the financial activities under the purview of the Controller’s Office, including reviewing financial statements, reviewing and approving financial transactions in Peoplesoft Financials, and leading the preparation of CAFR and any financial report. The Government Fund Manager will assist the reconciliation and grants team with any task related to Single Audit or data reconciliation clean up. This position supervises staff to perform related duties to ensure compliance with City policies, rules and regulations.
Essential Duties Include:
- Respond to the accounting needs of City departments
- Provide input into financial statement preparation and assistance with the external auditors
- Make operational and service delivery decisions
- Implement and facilitate policy and programmatic accounting changes as required
- Analyze financial data and prepare complex reports
- Plan, design, and implement accounting and financial procedures
- Ensure proper accounting, internal control and sound financial systems and procedures to safeguard the City’s assets
- Prepare and make presentations to a wide variety of audiences
- Direct, review and evaluate the work of staff, including recruitment, selection and performance management.
- Make informed, effective decisions and take responsibility for project completion
- Communicate orally and in writing in a clear, concise, efficient and effective business manner
- Supervise and oversee the professional development of staff
- Foster harmonious working relationships with staff, clients, and stakeholders;
- Other duties as assigned.
Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college and university with major coursework in accounting, business administration, financial management, or a closely related field that included course work in general and cost accounting;
- Seven (7) years of full-time professional level experience in independently performing complex accounting, financial analysis, budget monitoring, and/or grant management, preferably in a public agency setting. At least three (3) years of the required experience must include the supervision of professional staff in financial analysis and accounting.
Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.
The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring.
- Experience with PeopleSoft Financials
- Outstanding technical and interpersonal skills
- Able to write and enforce policies and procedures
- Experience in governmental accounting and internal controls
How To Apply
Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.
- Select the desired job announcement
- Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
- Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
- Follow instructions on the screen
Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.
Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org).
Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.
All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Carlos Benitez, by telephone at 415-554-7530, or by email at Carlos.Benitez@sfgov.org
Only those candidates who most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited to continue in the selection process. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to advance through all of the steps in the selection process.
Verification: Applicants will be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456.
Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.
As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:
- Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
- Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.
Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.
If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
Disaster Service Workers
General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures:
Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at http://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.
Copies of Application Documents:
Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.
Right to Work:
All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.
Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation at:
Recruitment Type: PEX
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: 090795
All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.