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Assistant Director & Fiscal Officer

The New York City Council’s Administrative Services Division is seeking an Assistant Director/Fiscal Officer who can direct and coordinate formulation, monitoring, and presentation of budgets for controlling funds to implement program objectives of the New York City Council.

SALARY RANGE:

$90,000 to $125,000

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Formulate needs and objectives of the Council, compiles estimates, prepare and submission of the operating budget of The Council.
  • Develop and monitor the Council’s budget.
  • Perform budgetary forecasting to ascertain funding requirements.
  • Preparation of Personnel Services and Other Than Personnel Services spending plans and updates.
  • Prepare and oversee Council Members’ district office budgets.
  • Provide bi-weekly updates of Council Members’ Personnel Services budgets.
  • Prepare projections for Council Members and advise if modifications in spending are necessary.
  • Implement transfers of funds.
  • Prepare Lease Projections for Office of Management and Budget.
  • Evaluate monthly spending patterns and maintained in an up‑to‑date fashion.
  • Perform variance analyses against the Council’s planned and actual expenses in an efficient method.
  • Implement Council budget modifications when needed in an expeditious manner.
  • Develop special projects as needed to meet Council objectives.
  • Plan special projects in a thorough manner.
  • Monitor implementation and completion of projects prior to due dates.
  • Make recommendations as a result of evaluating projects and assure projects are presented in a systematic manner.
  • Review and oversee the Impress Fund Accountability Report; review and sign Impress Fund Checks; liaison to Comptroller’s Office for Year End Closing Procedures; Post audit and Accruals; review reimbursements to the Department of City Administration Services (DCAS) and review charges from Landlord and itemize categories for payment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or Public Administration and five years of accounting and budget experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of the City’s operating and capital budget processes.
  • Strong knowledge and principals of accounting, budgeting practices, statistical methodology and auditing.
  • Working knowledge of economics, financial analysis and cost-benefit analysis.
  • Excellent oral and written communications.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external personnel.
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office and report preparation principles.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

For eligible employees, health, dental and vision insurance coverage are offered upon hire. Retirement plans, deferred compensation plans, group life insurance, paid time off and paid holidays, training resources, health & fitness reimbursement and wellness programs are also available.

New York City residency required within 90 days of appointment.

To apply for this job please visit council.nyc.gov.