DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is highly responsible work which involves acting for and in place of the Commissioner of Finance in his absence or other inability to act. The position involves responsibility for maintaining county accounting records in conformance with the Uniform System of Accounts and applicable state and local statutes. The designation as Chief Deputy indicates that this Deputy is responsible for prioritizing and delegating high level departmental responsibilities and provides first-response leadership when the Commissioner of Finance is absent or otherwise unavailable. Supervision is exercised over a number of employees. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
In the absence or other inability of the Commissioner of Finance:
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge and understanding of governmental accounting and finance particularly the Uniform System of Accounts; thorough knowledge of the budget preparation process; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to understand and interpret complex written material; courtesy and tact.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
County Finance Department