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WA - Budget and Fiscal Manager, Thurston County

  • 1.  WA - Budget and Fiscal Manager, Thurston County

    Posted 07-03-2019 10:27 AM
    Edited by Brukie Gashaw 07-03-2019 10:26 AM
    ​​The Budget and Fiscal Manager has overall responsibility for the development of the County's budget and associated policies, processes and procedures.  This position routinely provides detailed analysis and financial forecasts in support of budget decisions and plays a central role in the County's determination of its mission, functions, and service levels. Directs and coordinates the County's budget team, and leads related projects.  This is an "at will" position reporting to the Assistant County Manager and serves at the pleasure of the Board of County Commissioners and is expected to work collaboratively with other county elected officials and department heads.

    Additional responsibilities may include, but would not be limited to the following:
    • Develops budget policies and procedures, the annual budget, budget reports, and mid-year supplements and transfers.  Oversees the development of, reviews, and approves all budget forms and revision of budget related documents.  Reviews budget reports and financial statements for adherence to budget and legal requirements.
    • In collaboration with elected officials and county managers, assesses internal and external trends and issues, revenue sources, expenditure requirements, service demands and other relevant matters and facilitates development of long-term fiscal strategies. This position is responsible for regular fiscal updates including detailed economic and revenue projections.
    • Provides planning leadership and direction and develops strategic short- and long-range goals and objectives. Plans and organizes staff assignments related to various projects, continuously monitors project milestones, and adjusts priorities to ensure projects are efficiently meeting goals.
    • Supervises the work of assigned staff and develops work performance measurements and standards.  Conducts performance evaluations and makes recommendations regarding personnel issues, such as hiring, disciplinary actions, and terminations.  Works with Human Resources to address employee relations issues and concerns.
    • Regularly researches and provides reports regarding county fiscal issues.  Develops and creates user friendly and understandable reports. Provides countywide multi-year financial plans and works with offices and departments in the development of specific financial plans.
    • Represents the Board of County Commissioners and the County Manager on various committees and organizations as assigned.  Serves on various committees, special interest groups, and other community groups and agencies.   Recognizes and has the ability to function effectively within a local political environment and sensitivities.

    For a COMPLETE job description, list of qualifications, application requirements AND to apply, click HERE.

    Please Note:
    The first review of applicants
     will begin on July 22nd, 2019. This screening process will remain ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.  As such, the Thurston County Commissioner's office reserves the right to close this recruitment at any time.