The Department of Housing Services is actively recruiting for two Senior Financial Analyst positions to join our team and bolster our work of providing housing stability in Washington County. Both of these positions are integral to Washington County's ongoing mission to provide a continuum of affordable housing options in our community, and stability and shelter to our most vulnerable neighbors. Our finance team works to ensure both Department-level financial health and staff level accounting support for operations.
Finance Operations Supervisor
The Finance Operations Supervisor will oversee the daily operations and treasury/cash management functions for the Department of Housing Services and the Housing Authority of Washington County. The position will supervise accounting assistants and procedures responsible for accounts payable and receivable, contract management, compliance, auditing and more. A successful candidate will be confident in handling a wide range of financial responsibilities, as well as managing and inspiring a team whose work is foundational to the Department.
Homeless Programs Finance Supervisor
The Homeless Programs Finance Supervisor will work with leadership to develop policies, procedures and processes related to the financial oversight of our federally and locally funded homeless programs. This position will lead and support the annual budget process, monthly cost allocations, revenue projections, and oversight of contractor invoicing and management. The Homeless Programs Finance Supervisor may supervise staff including financial analysts and/or accounting staff as needed. A successful candidate will be skilled in developing and overseeing policies and procedures that ensure smooth operations of community services.
The Department of Housing (including the Housing Authority of Washington County) is an innovative organization responsible for rent assistance, affordable housing development, and homeless services programming across our community. We are a dynamic team that highly values a culture of equity, diverse perspectives and life experiences. We embrace collaboration, work-life balance and a supportive workplace environment, and are passionate about the work we do to serve and support our diverse community. For more information, please follow this link: https://www.washingtoncountyor.gov/housing
The ideal candidates we are looking for are:
Team leaders who can manage and inspire staff to set and accomplish Housing goals.
Workplace champions who value creating a safe space and collaborative teams, while promoting an environment respectful of living and working in a multicultural society.
Confident in handling a wide range of financial responsibilities, including grant management, accounts payables and receivables, procurement, general ledger processes, and reporting.
Change agents who can develop and implement accounting policies and procedures at the department level and communicate and train staff in proper financial protocol.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
Duties may include:
Participates in planning, developing, implementing, and administering a department-wide or County-wide budget.
Analyzes difficult and complex budget and financing proposals; meets with department leadership to evaluate budget request justifications; reviews revenue projections for reasonableness; makes recommendations on proposals and other budgetary matters; and conducts analysis to identify issues.
Performs complex analysis related to the development of internal and external interagency agreements; and develops revenue estimates and coordinates or prepares interagency agreements involving complex financing and rate arrangements.
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Education and Experience:
A Master's Degree in finance, accounting, economics, statistics, or a related field; AND two (2) years of progressively responsible professional experience performing budgetary or financial analysis, or auditing, which includes at least one (1) year of supervisory or lead worker experience spanning responsibilities in the defined principle duties of this position classification; OR
A Bachelor's Degree in finance, accounting, economics, statistics, or a related field; AND four (4) years of progressively responsible professional experience performing budgetary or financial analysis, or auditing, which includes at least one (1) year of supervisory or lead worker experience spanning responsibilities in the defined principle duties of this position classification; OR
An Associate's Degree in finance, accounting, economics, statistics, or a related field; AND six (6) years of progressively responsible professional experience performing budgetary or financial analysis, or auditing, which includes at least one (1) year of supervisory or lead worker experience spanning responsibilities in the defined principle duties of this position classification; OR
Eight (8) years of progressively responsible professional experience performing budgetary or financial analysis, or auditing, of which at least four (4) years of this experience must be in the public sector and includes at least one (1) year of supervisory or lead worker experience spanning responsibilities in the defined principle duties of this position classification.
Additional Licenses, Certificates, Physical Abilities, and Specialty Requirements:
Positions may require the incumbent to pass an extensive background check.
Positions may require the incumbent to pass a credit check.
1. Minimum Qualifications Review: An evaluation of training and experience of submitted application packets will be performed by Human Resources. The timeframe to review will be the week of October 23, 2022.
2. Subject Matter Expert Review: A Subject Matter Expert (SME) Panel evaluates your responses to the supplemental questions and performs an overall evaluation of your application materials. This process will begin after October 30, 2022.
3. Interviews: Our goal is to schedule oral panel interviews with candidates that successfully pass the subject matter expert review as quickly as possible.
4. Start Date: A start date will be determined after all conditions of employment have been met.
Please note: candidates that are successful in the evaluation process may have their applications referred for additional vacancies in the same classification, or job family.
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