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Class Code:E0939

PORT EVERGLADES DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

NATURE OF WORK

This is highly responsible professional management and administrative work in planning, organizing and directing the activities of the Port Everglades' Finance Division.

Work involves responsibility for the administration and direction of all financial operational activities for Port Everglades and related facilities. Position incumbent directs the preparation of annual operations and capital budgets, develops financial policies in accordance with bond resolutions, and oversees the Port Everglades' accounting, treasury and information technology sections. Assignments are received in the form of broad policy statements. Work is performed independently with general supervision by an administrative superior. Performance is reviewed periodically through meetings, written reports, and attainment of goals and objectives.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

Administers the Port Everglades' Finance program; directs through subordinates the planning, scheduling and coordination of division activities; develops policies, procedures and priorities to meet established goals.

Develops, implements and maintains strategic, fiscal and capital improvement plans for Port Everglades.

Develops financial policies in accordance with pertinent bond resolutions.

Prepares and monitors the Port Everglades' operating and capital budgets and prepares special reports as required.

Maintains continuing liaison and working relationships with County Finance and Administrative Services Department staff, financial consultants, external auditors, banks, legal counsel and state and local government agencies concerned with financial management

Administers port information technology programs in coordination with the County Enterprise Technology Services Division.

Represents the County before community groups, service organizations and civic committees to promote the development and use of the Port Everglades' facilities.

Attends conferences and public and professional meetings.

Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), principles and practices of finance and debt management.

Thorough knowledge of all federal, state and local regulatory requirements applicable to Port financial management.

Thorough knowledge of the funding process in a municipal environment as related to budgeting, cost accounting, financial planning and management.

Knowledge of the application of information technology in financial management.

Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of organization, management, and administration.

Ability to plan, implement and coordinate technical and administrative programs.

Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County’s Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in accounting, finance or related field; six (6) years experience in port financial management including four (4) years experience with GAAP financial reporting and audited financial statement preparation; four (4) years supervisory and administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.

Certified Public Accountant certification preferred.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit:                       Unrepresented
FLSA Status:                            Exempt
Financial Disclosure Required:   Yes
Class Spec Estab./Revised:       E11/1994  R12/2011

 


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