Please Note: Interviews will be held on July 22, 2020.
Under the general direction of the Court Executive Officer or Assistant Court Executive Officer, the Court Chief Financial Officer plans, organizes, and directs the fiscal, accounting, budget preparation/cash flow accounting, payroll, and collection activities of the Superior Court; and performs related duties as required.
This single position at-will management class is responsible for the accurate and effective conduct of all financial and budgetary matters for the Superior Court through subordinate supervisory, professional, and technical staff. The position exercises a high degree of independent judgment in the administration and preparation of the Court’s budget and all other accounting activities relating to Court finances.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:
Plans, organizes, manages, and supervises the operations and staff of the financial division including collections, budget preparation and administration, purchasing, payroll, trust accounting and distribution, and accounts receivable and payable; advises staff on complex issues; selects, trains, evaluates, coaches, disciplines, and counsels staff; maintains records for continuing supervision and management of the workload, operation, and programs.
Plans, coordinates, and implements financial and budgetary projects; analyzes and provides information and data to upper management and relevant outside sources; researches and analyzes financial and budgetary issues and assists in determining the fiscal impact of legislation; makes recommendations on financial and budgetary matters.
Reviews accounting reports to assure conformance with revenue expectations and expenditure plans; provides cost-benefit analysis; projects cash flow, and maintains and prepares analysis; prepares quarterly, mid-year, and annual year-end budget projections for management.
Prepares grant requests, implementation documents, and reports; monitors financial administration of grants; investigates and resolves accounting discrepancies.
Responsible for the overall finance-related functions of the Court’s Case Management System (CMS), ensuring the accuracy of fine distribution per the State Controllers Appendix C.
Participates in various audits performed by numerous Government Agencies.
Represents the court in meetings involving Court, county and state administration; prepares and presents complex financial reports and information.
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, accounting, finance, economics, or other closely related field. A Master’s degree in business or public administration, accounting, economics, or closely related field may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.
Five or more years of progressively responsible experience in accounting, budget preparation, and finance including a minimum of three years supervising professional and technical level accounting staff. Any combination of training and experience that provides the desired knowledge and abilities will also be considered. Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the education on a year-for-year basis.