Departmental Fiscal Manager Job Description and Profile

Under administrative direction, the job of Departmental Fiscal Manager entails directing and administering fiscal programs in a department. The Departmental Fiscal Manager exercises overall control on the operational budget and other financial aspects of the department. He likewise performs related tasks and duties as required.

Duties and Specifications

  • Plans, administers and implements various fiscal programs within the department like billing, accounting, credit, purchasing, contracts, grants and collections.
  • Oversees preparation and monitors the budget of the department to ensure conformance with expectations when it comes to expenditure and revenue plans.
  • Coordinates and works with the office of the auditor in preparing the financial audits, cost allocation and statements plans.
  • Directs the creation of budget and other related reports.
  • Acts as effective liaison between his department and various federal and state agencies.
  • Develops fiscal procedures and programs necessary to qualify for various state and federal revenues.

Skills and Specifications

  • Must be able to plan and prioritize related work.
  • Must know how to prepare budgets.
  • Able to prepare and create a variety of documents such as procedures and policies, contracts, grant proposals and other various types of fiscal reports.
  • Must gather and examine data, form conclusions and create the best decisions as well as recommendations.
  • Must have the skill to properly supervise staff members.
  • Be able to establish harmonious work relationships with other employees.
  • Must know how to make effective public presentations.
  • Be able to learn operations and exercise proper judgment especially when it comes to sensitive situations.

Educations and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • 4 years of solid professional experience in the field of accounting; which includes 2 years of responsibility for heading professional fiscal and accounting staff members
  • Possesses valid State Driver’s License (Class C) is required.