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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.


$90,000 to $125,000


  • 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.


  • 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.


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.

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