Clark County Financial Program Manager II - Budget Office in Vancouver, Washington
The Budget Office is dedicated to ensuring the budget process is transparent. We promote open communication with all departments and elected officials and strive to provide outstanding customer service.
The Budget Office is integrally involved in each step of the fundamental processes of local government budgeting including planning, budgeting, and monitoring. The Budget Office leads many countywide financial projects, plays a key role in the development and adoption of financial policies, leads the formal budget development process to include several funding advisory committees, monitors and forecasts revenues and expenses, provides support to departments and elected officials for budget preparation and submission, manages budgeting software, develops forms and procedures as needed, ensures compliance with all state and local budget requirements, and reports updates and findings to the county manager and to the council.
This position is responsible for analyzing countywide financial reports and data to report actual financial performance and to predict future performance of: funds, departments, specific revenue streams and categories, programs, specific expense categories, etc.
In addition, this position will be responsible for leading countywide financial projects in coordination with the Budget Director. The Budget Office has implemented Questica Budget Software and a separate Capital Budget. Future goals for the office include the implementation of a digital budget book, program-based budgeting projects, aligning the budget process to align with strategic goals more closely, and developing countywide financial performance measures. Some examples of current and future projects are Program Budgeting Project, Budget Office Procedures Documentation, Development of the Questica Budget Performance and OpenBook Modules for county-specific use, County-wide Fund Management, Fund Balance Policies, Digital Budget Book, Funding Advisory Committee development and facilitation, and Fee Schedule projects.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Business/Public Management, Finance, Economics, Quantitative Analysis, or a closely related field is desired; plus five (5) years of professional administrative and budgetary experience involving responsibility for budget software administration and implementation, financial report development, monitoring, analyzing, reviewing and presenting budget, fiscal, economic and/or operational data. Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
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Salary Grade: M2.203 \$7,136.00 - \$9,990.00- per month