Posting Date:  06/29/2020
Job Title:  Fiscal Manager
Salary:  $94,319.64 – $130,135.20
Entity:  City of Bellevue
Closing Date:  7/19/2020


Bellevue is known as “A City in a Park” with a system of over 2,700 acres of parks and open space. Bellevue has a unique opportunity to become the next Parks Fiscal Manager overseeing the management and development of operating and capital budgets for the Parks & Community Services Department. This position oversees the budget management and fiscal activities for the full scope of Bellevue Parks & Community Services, including a $52 million annual operating budget and a Capital Investment Program Plan totaling $92 million over seven years.

Further, this position is a member of the Parks Management Team and is responsible for performance management, business planning, accounting support, and personnel management. Excellent communications, strategic thinking, and political acuity are needed to be successful in this key management position.

Bellevue is a dynamic, multicultural, future-focused and high performing City. Five essential principles guide our actions: exceptional public service, stewardship, commitment to employees, integrity, and innovation. If you are a collaborative problem solver and proven leader in project planning and development, apply today and join our team!

Primary Duties

Plans, organizes, schedules, directs, and manages fiscal activities of the Parks & Community Services Department.
Supervises assigned staff involved in the development, maintenance, and processing of all division fiscal records and budgets.
Advises and manages staff analyses of the reliability and integrity of financial and operating information and communication of the results.
Coordinates accounting and payroll activities with human resources, budgeting, purchasing, contracts, data processing, and other business management functions and services.
Develops special analysis tools, financial forecasts, and conducts analysis.
Updates and maintains management information systems, develops databases and spreadsheets, and creates fiscal and statistical reports.
Advises and interprets federal and state regulations, accounting principles.
Supervise the preparation of reports and analyses involving financial projections, available resources, and prospective changes in programs.
Develops and implements policies; ensures compliance to relevant federal, state and local codes and regulations.
Prepares and delivers presentations to a variety of audiences including city leadership, councilmembers, commissions and the general public.
Establishes and maintains a working environment conducive to positive morale, individual style, quality, creativity, and teamwork.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of concepts, laws, principles, practices and techniques of accounting, auditing, financial programs including budgeting; principles and practices of personnel management and supervision, organization and management, budget preparation and administration, and administration and legislation analysis and implementation.
Knowledge of databases and spreadsheet programs utilized by the City; knowledge of use of City’s central financial information system.
Ability to plan and organize work.
Ability to analyze and interpret a variety of legal, statistical, narrative data ranging from simple to very complex.
Ability to exercise good judgment.
Significant ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with employees, other departments, city officials, and the general public.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships
Ability to supervise professional, paraprofessional and clerical employees engaged in a wide variety of projects, programs and systems.
Ability to follow oral and written directions, policies, procedures.

Education, Experience and other requirements:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or Public Administration or related field.
Five or more years of progressively responsible related experience in finance, accounting, budgeting, investments, fiscal policy analysis or related field, with experience in the public sector.
Equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.
Valid Washington State driver’s license
Completion of a Background Check

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City of Bellevue