Finance Operations Supervisor

at New Castle County Government in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs responsible financial work and supervises the operation of finance activities within the Office of Finance; does related work as required. 
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:  An employee in this class supervises the daily operation of finance activities and provides expertise relative to the respective area of responsibility.   Primary areas of responsibility encompass accounts payable, treasury operations or cash management including financial analysis operations, account maintenance and account reconciliation and the collection, management, and investment of cash.  This employee is responsible for the supervision of activities related to their respective areas and exercises independent judgment.  The work is performed under the administrative direction and supervision of a high-level finance manager.  
EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative Only)
•    Implements and ensures compliance of policies and procedures for finance operations;
•    Supervises the accounts payable, treasury or cash management section; 
•    Coordinates the preparation and mailing of bills and the collection of receivables, such as taxes and sewer fees;   
•    Coordinates and oversees the maintenance and reconciliation of tax and sewer accounts, including all payment activities, billing, and collections;
•    Coordinates and oversees the maintenance and reconciliation of cash accounts;
•    Performs cash forecasting to ensure sufficient working capital and timely capital funding; 
•    Ensures revenue is recorded timely and accurately; 
•    Develops and maintains relationships with banking service providers, investment managers and other service providers;
•    Ensures that vendors are paid timely, and payments are recorded accurately;
•    Prepares timely financial analysis for the division, department and County;
•    Assists in special projects as assigned by a high-level finance manager;
•    Assigns and reviews work, provides training, evaluates, and supervises personnel in the finance section assigned;
•    Provides support and collaborates with all County departments and row offices;
•    Promotes an ongoing attitude of dedication to excellent public service and ensures that internal and external customers are provided with the highest quality of service; 
•    Operates a personal computer and other related equipment in the course of the 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Extensive knowledge of accounting, treasury and cash management, including billing processes, collection procedures and banking procedures; demonstrated ability to coordinate operational functions and supervise related personnel; thorough knowledge of financial reporting, financial techniques and ability to apply these   skills to various financial activities and reports; ability to communicate courteously and effectively, both verbally and in writing; ability to pass a Class III County physical examination.
ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: At least five years supervisory experience within a financial operation and possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, financial management or related field; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  
Patty Rothman
Office of Human Resources

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Job Posting: 1242323

Posted On: Feb 22, 2024

Updated On: Mar 12, 2024

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