This position is responsible for the performance and oversight of all financial management activities of the Brevard County Sheriff's Office. The position acts as financial liaison between the Sheriff's Office, County Commissioners, county staff, and external stakeholders. Work is reviewed through observation and results obtained.
The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work of the position as necessary.
Plans, develops, organizes, implements, directs and evaluates the organization's fiscal function and performance.
Responsible for the financial reporting, accounting, investments, payroll, contracts, grants, accounts receivable, accounts payable, purchasing, budgeting, Inmate Accounting, and internal controls.
Directs the Fiscal Affairs staff and ensures the office provides timely, accurate accounting, payroll distribution, financial reporting, and financial services, including submission of the annual budget to the County Manager and Commissioners.
Directs Central Logistics to include property inventories and the acquisition of goods and services.
Provides financial and operational advice, recommendations, and guidance in ways that make optimal use of resources.
Ensures policies and practices are developed and applied in such a manner as to provide protection to agency assets and to ensure that all federal, state and county laws are met.
Ensures that financial statements are prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and books and records are maintained so as to be audited in accordance with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS.)
Supervises staff including selecting or recommending selection, training, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining and terminating or recommending termination.
Regular, dependable and punctual attendance is an essential function of this job.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration, or closely related field; and at least Ten (10) years' experience in a Fiscal related field with four (4) years in a supervisory role; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certified Public Accountant.
Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License.
Preferred: • Member of Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)
Certified Public Accountant
• Master's degree in the aforementioned fields
About Brevard County Sheriff's Office
The Brevard County Sheriff's Office is the public safety organization responsible for Brevard County, better known as Florida's Space Coast, home of the John F. Kennedy Space Center. Sheriff Wayne Ivey is the chief law enforcement officer and the agency is comprised of almost 1,500 sworn and civilian employees who are committed to providing excellent law enforcement services and making the residents of Brevard safe.