HERNANDO COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

                                                                                                                                BUDGET MANAGER

 

 

 

Salary Range

$ 76,128.00 - $123,364.80

Annually

Reports to

Director of OMB

FLSA

Exempt

Bargaining Unit

None

Revision

November 2018

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Performs highly responsible professional, administrative and managerial work in the formulation of major financial and fiscal policies, including oversight of the planning, preparation, implementation, analysis, maintenance and management of the County operating budget and Capital Improvement Program budget.  Responsibilities include day-to-day evaluation of financial projects and their implications to the County.  Work involves consultation with departmental management personnel during the preparation and review of budget estimates and justification statements, recommendations for budget adjustments, and other budget administrative issues. Considerable initiative and judgment is required regarding recommendations on budget preparation and control policies, regulations, and procedures.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Day-to-day management, oversight, and evaluation of financial projects and their implications to the County.

 

  • Manages, plans, and directs the development, preparation, control, and administration of the county operating and capital budgets, and five-year Capital Improvement program.

 

  • The administration of tracking all funding for capital improvement projects.

 

  • Approve all agenda items for financial impact.

 

  • Responsible for budgeting all personnel and benefits under the Board of County Commissioners.

 

  • Responsible for calculating and billing out indirect costs (cost allocation) for all departments.

 

  • Responsible for all General Fund revenue and cash balance forward projections.

 

  • Provides consultation with departmental management personnel during the preparation and review of budget estimates and justification statements, provides guidance and recommendations for budget adjustments, and other budget administrative issues and fiscal effect on projected policy and program development, consolidates budget requests and submits to the OMB Director for consideration.

 

  • Advises, explains, and confers with the OMB Director on matters concerning proposed budget and financial status of the County.

 

  • Responsible for supervision, administration, and oversight of the Office of Management and Budget personnel.

 

  • Maintains budgetary controls and status.  Monitor items of operating budget including revenue, expenditure control of personnel, operating, capital, and budget transfers.  Reviews and develops information on fiscal conditions and problems relating to the budget.

 

  • Performs management studies relating to the budget.  Reviews and analyzes capital requests, personnel requests, and funding proposals.

 

  • Represents the County at meetings with the public, State, and Federal agencies to resolve problems and recommend appropriate corrective action in dealing with budget and fiscal policy.

 

  • Interact with elected officials, community leaders, businesses, organizations, and the news media to provide information as requested.

 

  • Conducts formal presentations and prepares reports for governmental bodies and the public, office and field supervisory personnel.

 

  •  Include work schedules and activities, establish performance standards and goals, performance measures, establish standard operating procedures, staffing, training, conducting performance reviews, and fostering employee growth and development.

 

  • Displays initiative and judgment regarding recommendations on budget preparation and control policies, regulations, and procedures.

 

  • Stresses results by participating in the creation and implementation of strategic plans that assess policy and/or program feasibility and include realistic short and long-term goals and objectives.

 

  • Responsible for the selection, promotion, training, safety appraisal, and discipline of Office of Management and Budget personnel.

 

  • Provides advice, guidance, and recommendations with regards to the fiscal effect on projected policy and program development.

 

  • Assists in the formulation, review, and recommendation of proposed budgetary policy and organizational changes in departments.

 

  • Make recommendations to the Director of OMB on cost reductions and on augmentation of existing revenue sources.

 

  • Regular attendance.

 

JOB STANDARDS:

Education

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, or related field.  Master’s degree in the above field of study is desirable.

Experience

Minimum of eight (8) years relevant experience in business administration, budget, and/or accounting; four (4) years of which must be in budget review and analysis in the Public Sector.   Minimum of four (4) years supervisory and/or leadership experience.   Extensive experience with personal computers with spreadsheet and database software.   Florida county or municipal government experience required. 

Skills

See Critical Expertise needed to Perform Essential Functions

Licenses, Certifications or Registrations

Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License and be insurable by current insurance carrier.

 

Certified as a CGFO (Certified Government Finance Officer) ,CGFM (Certified Government Financial Manager) and/or CPFO (Certified Public Finance Officer), or must be obtained within two (2) years of employment.  

 

EQUIPMENT USED

Personal computer and various other office equipment.