Under the supervision of the Executive Director, ensures the financial integrity of the Commission’s operation by establishing and maintaining sound financial practices, procedures, reporting, and processing of all financial transactions. Provides responsible fiscal guidance to Executive Director, to division heads, and to others. Supervises the Finance Director and Purchasing Manager providing overall direction and oversight for the planning, coordination and administration in the areas of general accounting, payroll, procurement, debt issuance, budgeting, capital facilities planning, and strategic planning. Oversees periodic and compliant reporting of all financial activity of the Commission. Develops vision, mission, goals, and objectives in support of citywide strategic plans. Reports to the Executive Director.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of governmental accounting, auditing, procurement, strategic planning, and budgeting including modern commission financial administration.
Knowledge of federal, State and City laws and policies concerning fiscal operations.
Knowledge of the operations of special purpose districts, City/County government including taxation and other sources of revenue.
Knowledge of the principles of supervision, organization and administration.
Ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people or things.
Ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes giving assignments and/or directions to subordinates and assistants. Includes receiving instructions from immediate supervisor.
Ability to read a variety of informational documents, annual audits, minutes, and related departmental records and reports. Requires the ability to prepare financial statements, depreciation schedules, fund balance projections, revenue and expense reports, and various related financial reports and information, using prescribed format and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction and style. Must be able to speak before an audience with poise, voice control and confidence.
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form; to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to use and interpret various legal and government accounting terminology and language.
Ability to utilize mathematical formulas; to add and subtract totals; to multiply and divide; to determine percentages and decimals; to utilize basic systems of algebra; and to utilize statistical theories and inference.
Ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.
Ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under moderate to high levels of stress.
Ability to maintain standard accounting and control measures for State and City/County government.
Ability to plan, direct and coordinate the work of other employees.
Ability to prepare clear and concise reports and to compile and analyze financial statements and reports.
Ability to operate standard office machines and popular computer driven word processing, spreadsheet and file maintenance programs.
Ability to express ideas clearly orally and in writing.
Ability to exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative in planning and directing an extensive fiscal control system.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments.
Performance Evaluation Criteria:
Quality of Work, Quantity of Work, Dependability, Attendance, Initiative and Enthusiasm, Judgment, Cooperation, Relationships, Coordination of Work, Safety, Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Leading, Controlling, Delegating, Decision Making, Creativity, Human Relations, Policy Implementation and Policy Formulation
Physical Demands: (Note: physical demands are representative of the physical requirements for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.)
Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office machines which includes a computer, printer, calculator, etc. Must be able to exert a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for periods of time. Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes rapidly and accurately in using automated office equipment. Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, office equipment, control knobs, switches, etc. Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination. Does not require the ability to differentiate between colors and shades of color. Requires the ability to talk and/or hear (talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear).
About Richland County Recreation Commission
MissionDedicated to enriching lives and connecting communities through diverse recreational opportunities.VisionTo be recognized as a leader in park management and the delivery of quality recreation programs in order to better promote health and improve the quality of life in Richland County.Vision DescriptionTo be the model recreation agency in the state of South Carolina.To be a leader in innovative parks, recreation programming and green initiatives.To be a nationally recognized leader in self-sustaining state-of-the-art recreational programming.To be recognized as “making a significant difference” in the quality of life in Richland County.To be a recognized leader in the state for preventive health programs.To be a health conscious agency through recreation and sports.To be highly effective in our community wellness programming initiatives.To see marked increase in utilization because of new programs.To be a “model agency” with superb parks, facilities and recreational programs.To become an agency with a greater number of adaptive recreation and facility options.To work in cooperation and collaboration with elected officials and community leaders.To become totally self-sufficie...nt.To be recognized by NRPA (Gold Medal Award) and maintain our CAPRA certification.To have a fully functioning Foundation that has name recognition, is self-sustaining, can enhance the needs of RCRC, conduct special events, concerts, assist in any funding shortfall from the County and has higher success rates in grant awards.Core ValuesOur Agency’s Guiding Principles are:HONESTYTRUSTRESPECTCARINGINTEGRITY