Library Finance Supervisor

Multnomah County Health Department | Portland, OR

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Posted Date 5/22/2020

Current employees: Please apply through the employee portal to be considered for this opportunity.

Pay Range:

$67,654.11 - $101,482.29 Annual


Library Department

Job Type:

Regular Non-Represented

Exemption Status:

United States of America (Exempt)

Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):

June 06, 2020

The Opportunity:

Opportunities like this don't come along very often.

When was the last time you had a chance to be a part of something great? At Multnomah County Library, we're focused on making a difference in our community. We can't do that without a talented set of staff supporting that focus behind the scenes.

We're seeking an experienced financial professional to help support our mission. We're currently accepting applications for our Finance Supervisor position.

As our new Finance Supervisor, you will supervise and provide leadership to five finance staff in a full range of operational functions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, grants management, contracts administration, and purchasing. You will help us ensure revenues and expenditures best practices are implemented in order to follow funding and expenditure guidelines set forth in County administrative procedures. This position also performs advanced, standard and non-standard professional accounting, budgeting, grants management, contracts administration, purchasing, and coordinates the department budget preparation process.

You will manage all Library fiscal activities including the review of financial data in the integrated fiscal system, making periodic adjustments to ensure data integrity. You will interpret and implement fiscal policies and procedures in order to maintain proper internal control over cash transactions, contract and procurement processes, as well as the annual budget process. You will work with the Director of Operations and the Budget Analyst to develop and facilitate the technical and submittal aspects of the annual budget process at the department level while you lead department budget staff on the budget submission/board approval process throughout the year. You will coordinate with the County Budget Office and other County internal services providers for process clarification, budget tools and resources.

You will also audit fiscal transactions to ensure compliance with applicable rules and procedures. You will approve and monitor a full range of fiscal expenditure transactions at the department level to ensure compliance with required County, State, Federal or grant program procedures and requirements. You will manage grant financial reports and claims to ensure accuracy and timely submissions and also provide cost projections and technical oversight on grant applications for grant writers and staff. You will monitor grant budget and expenditures to stay in compliance with grant contract requirements as well as prepare a variety of detailed periodic and annual reports and schedules.

Finally, you will supervise five fiscal staff which includes setting and implementing goals and objectives for your work unit, ensuring you all achieve best business practices. You will evaluate staff performance through the annual performance review process and monitor the progress of individual performance goals. You will coach staff to correct deficiencies and implement discipline procedures as needed.

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To Qualify
We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant.

Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • Three (3) to six (6) years of experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Ability to pass a criminal records check, should a job offer be extended. Results of the records check will be reviewed on an individualized basis. A conviction is not an automatic bar to employment.

Preferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills: You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet any of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills.

  • Previous experience with government finance.

Screening and Evaluation

The Application Packet:

  • A completed online application.

The Selection Process: For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page. We expect to evaluate candidates for this recruitment as follows:.

  • Initial review of minimum qualifications.
  • An evaluation of application materials to identify the most qualified candidates.
  • Consideration of top candidates/interviews.
  • Reference and criminal records checks.

Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran or protected veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available for your reference. Multnomah County is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We request priority protected veteran referrals.

Veterans’ Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans’ preference. Review our veterans’ preference page for details about eligibility and how to apply.

Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please contact the recruiter below in advance to request assistance. Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may contact the recruiter through the Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing 711.



Anthony Cesario



+1 (503) 9883109 x83109

Application information may be used throughout the entire selection process. This process is subject to change without notice.

Disclaimer: This announcement is intended as a general descriptive recruitment guide and is subject to change. It does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

Job Profile:

Finance & Financial Services | Management

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