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The ADC Assistant Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for overseeing the operational activities occurring within the department and for functioning as the chief

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Typical Functions:

Directs the activities of divisional personnel through lower level managers and supervisors by determining overall division goals and objectives and by managing subordinate staff, including interviewing, hiring, providing training, assigning and reviewing work, evaluating the performance of immediate subordinates, and serving as performance evaluation reviewing official for lower level divisional employees. Prepares, examines, and/or analyzes accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards. Works with the DFA Office of Accounting on issues related to the ADC portion of the state Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). Works with the Division of Legislative Audit during financial and compliance reviews. Approves non-routine purchases or expenditures, and manages human resource and fiscal accounting projects. Provides technical assistance, guidance, and information to internal and external agency management and professional staff, executive staff, legislators, vendors, and others. Maintains current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards. Responds to inquiries from other states, regulatory bodies, bond rating agencies, the federal government, and the media pertaining to accounting questions and topics by researching complex issues and preparing correspondence for the signature of the agency director, deputy director, or chief fiscal officer. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, regulations, and policies and procedures related to accounting and fiscal management, budget development and maintenance, and procurement and asset management. Knowledge of the principles and practices of organizational management, public administration, and human resources management. Ability to analyze data, plan outcomes, and determine solutions to complex problems. Ability to interpret and apply laws in accordance to the Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP). Ability to prepare and present oral and written reports to both internal and external personnel. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of lower level supervisors and/or subordinates. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related area; plus six years of experience in the area of business management, accounting, finance, or a related field, including three years in a professional business management capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Required Certificates:

Must have completed and passed the Uniform Certified Public Accountants Examination and be licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).


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