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Fiscal Manager - Water Resources/Engineering

Location : Ocala
Job Type : Regular
Reference Code : 11085209
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
DESCRIPTION: This is a professional position for the oversight of all financial responsibilities relating to budget, financial reporting, financial monitoring, development and implementation for the department. Includes application of capital improvement guidelines and fiscal coordination for various grant programs. Reports to the Department Director or Designee.


  • Administration: Exercises leadership, supervision, and administration of the financial aspects for departmental staff and related activities to provide a well-structured system and to meet departmental goals and objectives.

  • Budget Development and Monitoring: Responsible for budget development (operating and capital), including revenue forecasting, capital improvement planning, and coordination of division's expenditure requests. Reviews division requests for accuracy and reasonableness. Monitors budget adherence, reporting overspending and tracks revenues to insure necessary changes to expenditures to stay in compliance with City's fiscal policies and budgetary controls.

  • Supervision: Exercises leadership, supervision, and administration over the utility accountant and administrative pool staff to provide a well-structured system and to meet department goals and objectives. Interviews and assists in the selection of candidates. Completes and conducts personnel evaluation reviews. Counsels employees as needed. Supervises department and divisional administrative support staff in the preparation and administration of the department's budget. Examines, reviews, and establishes standard budgets for CIP projects to include cost of labor, materials, and construction costs.

  • Programs: Evaluates operating programs and services to determine impact on accomplishing goals and to determine if they are being accomplished in a cost-effective manner and covering true cost of service. Works with directors and division heads to implement programs and services along with recommending changes to insure ongoing cost accountability.

  • Review: Reviews monthly summary reports of actual revenues and expenditures to budgets along with cash position reports, outstanding receivables reports, and other relevant reports. Prepares interim financial reports at least quarterly or as requested. Analyzes financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital; in addition to enterprise funds balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected financial position. Performs research, prepares financial and trend analysis. Maintains bond spending reports.

  • Special Reports/Projects: Assists Director in preparation of goals, objectives, and strategies on a short-term and long-term basis. Provides progress reports to the Director as required. Plans fiscal schedules and amendments. Conducts research, analyzes data, develops recommendations, observations, or summaries, and submits written and oral reports on a variety of special assignments. Develops financial studies and plans; forecasts, estimates, and monitors the financial condition of Utility Services to assure the fiscal well-being of the city; maintains financial records; prepares financial reports.

  • Completes administrative studies and analyses. Conducts research, analyzes data, develops recommendations, observations, or summaries, and submits written and oral reports to Director on a variety of special assignments.

  • Project Administration: Monitors progress of projects through the various stages. Reviews schedules for manpower, material, and budgetary resources. Assists the Director and Division Heads in the allocation of resources in such a manner as to produce optimum benefits and to fulfill statutory requirements and objectives. Reviews project schedules and prepares periodic reports on the status of the schedules and budget. Coordinates with Federal and State agencies, contractors, departments, and legal authorities items necessary for compliance with grant requirements. Establishes systems for maintaining proper records for engineering and construction work administered by the Department. Oversees the outside repair activities, vendor agreements and relationships related to the Department.

Required Qualifications :

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

  • Minimum of three (3) years supervisory experience with the ability to plan and coordinate the many functions and activities in the public sector environment or any equivalent combination of training and experience which will enable this employee to properly function on the job. 


  • Knowledge of budget administration, strategic planning, and accounting principles and methods.

  • Knowledge of modern office practices and of standard office and accounting equipment including working knowledge of user-oriented data processing equipment and systems.

  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines.

  • Ability to research, compile and analyze technical data.

  • Ability to monitor work of others.

  • Ability to communicate orally and in written form.

  • Ability to establish relationships with professional/technical staff.

  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

  • Ability to use independent judgment and problem solve.

Annual Salary: $50,700.00 to $88,850.00, DOE

Skills :
Accounting budgeting project management Supervisory Experience Written and Oral Communication
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