Full Job Description
Only candidates who are permanent in the Administrative Staff Analyst title, or those who are reachable on the current Open-Competitive list (Exam # 5011) or those who can provide proof of successful registration for the June 2019 Open-Competitive exam (Exam #9058) may apply. Please include a copy of your Notice of Result card, Receipt of filing, or indicate if you are already permanent in the title. Failure to do so will result in your disqualification.
Reporting directly to the Commissioner and working closely with senior staff, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will manage the Finance & Procurement Division and be responsible for the agency’s budget, financial, and procurement functions. The CFO must support all efforts to improve capital project delivery. These efforts include internal process reform and innovation as well as external oversight regulatory reform. The selected candidate will: lead agency budget planning efforts to ensure sufficient funding for personal and other than personal services to support effective agency operations and related coordination with the City Office of Management & Budget (OMB); manage the administration of the agency’s operating budget, including revenue forecasts/collections and review/approval of expenditures in accordance with City policy; ensure that agency Capital Commitment Plan goals are met/exceeded; direct the preparation and implementation of Capital and Expense budgetary adjustments, as necessary; oversee the vendor payment function, including contractor/consultant payments for capital projects and agency accounts payable; and otherwise guide all agency fiscal and budgetary decisions. The selected candidate will also oversee the Agency Chief Contracting Office (ACCO). ACCO procures all professional services and construction contracts for DDC managed capital projects as well as agency support services, equipment, and supplies. In addition, the selected candidate will: perform high level administrative, technical and professional work in directing and supervising a staff of more than 100; assist with the development and implementation of City/departmental goals, objectives, policies and priorities; monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of agency and divisional service delivery methods and procedures; assess and monitor workload; analyze administrative and support systems, including IT systems necessary to effectively/efficiently carry out the division’s operations; identify opportunities for improvement, especially changes necessary for the agency to achieve its capital project delivery goals set forth in the agency strategic plan.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A master's degree from an accredited college in economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration, human resources management, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, statistics, personnel administration, labor relations, psychology, sociology, human resources development, political science, urban studies or a closely related field, and two years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following: working with the budget of a large public or private concern in budget administration, accounting, economic or financial administration, or fiscal or economic research; in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; in personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification, personnel relations, employee benefits, staff development, employment program planning/administration, labor market research, economic planning, social services program planning/evaluation, or fiscal management; or in a related area. 18 months of this experience must have been in an executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory capacity. Supervision must have included supervising staff performing professional work in the areas described above; or
2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of professional experience in the areas described in "1" above, including the 18 months of executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory experience, as described in "1" above.
The successful candidate should have ten years’ experience working in budget and/or finance, with six years in a managerial/supervisory capacity. Strong knowledge of City fiscal and budget rules, procedures, including Comptroller Directives required. Additional experience in procurement, especially City procurement, a plus. The candidate must have: strong analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative; the ability to link financial results to operational performance drivers; excellent MS Excel skills (knowledge of macros preferred); and effective written and verbal communication skills.
For City Employees, please go to Employee Self Service (ESS), click on Recruiting Activities/Careers and Search for Job ID #440565. For all other applicants, please go to www.nyc.gov/jobs, go to Search for Open NYC Jobs and click on Non-Employee Login to search for Job ID #440565. Do not e-mail, mail or fax your resume to DDC directly. No phone calls will be accepted.
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.