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DEPUTY CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

The Agriculture Chief Deputy Financial Officer is responsible for operational activities occuring within the department and providing economic analysis. This position is governed by

Class Code:

N001C

Job Grade:

GS13

Special Job Requirements:

Typical Functions:

Directs the acticities of divisional personnel through lower level managers and supervisors by determining overall division goals and objectives, and by managing subordinate staff which includes interviewing, hiring, providing training, assigned/reviewing work, and evaluating the performance of immediate subordinates. Develops and reviews operating policies/procedures, reviews and evaluates programs/services with department leaders, and makes recommended changes. Prepares, exmaines, and/or analyzes accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and confirmance to reporting and procedural standards. Approves non-routine purchases or expenditures, and manages human resource/fical accounting projects. Procides technical assistance, guidance, and information to internal and external agency management, as well as professional/executive staff, legislators, vendors, and others. Maintains current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, federal/state policies and directives, and current accounting standards. Researches complex issues and conducts/attends meetings, conferences, and/or workshops to disseminate technical and fiscal information. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and human resources. Knowledge of principles and practices of fiscla management, budget development and maintenance, and procurement and asset management. Knowledge of principles and practices of organizational management and public administration. Ability to analyze data, plan outcomes, and determine solutions to complex problems. Ability to establish, prioritize, forulate, and statistically support budgetary requests and requirements. Ability to interpret and apply laws in accordance to the Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP). Ability to conduct research, and prepare/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 five years of progressively more responsible experience in the area of business management, accounting, finance, or a related field, including two years in a professional mangerial 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:

Exempt:

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