This position is responsible for leading a team of revenue personnel and directing the A/R function of governmental and non-major utility enterprise fund type revenues which include occupational tax accounts, excise taxes, franchise fees, municipal leases, and solid waste charges; the Revenue Director manages the daily operations functions of Finance’s payment processing unit, which includes cashiering, bank transmissions, general ledger reconciliations, annual financial audit, Oracle billing and collections and monthly financial reporting. This role may have responsibilities related to contract administration and revenue forecasting. This role reports to Revenue Chief. This position will require strong interpersonal and communication skills; the Revenue Director develops positive and collaborative relationships with the management team staff, employees, customers and external department partners; the Revenue Director will support strategic objectives of the organization and will have functional hands-on responsibility while effectively managing the staff that performs all business tax and administrative tasks for the organization; Revenue Director is also responsible for recommending and administering process improvements requiring technology, training of campus fiscal staff, preparing reports and presentations, and managing change associated with system development.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES •Maintaining comprehensive set of internal controls designed to mitigate risk, and enhance the accuracy of reported financials; •Responsible for reconciling financial sub-systems to the cash pool account; •Evaluates the overall quality of Revenue’s policies and procedures and investigating alternative best practices; •Analyzing financial data and presents financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; •Clearly communicates monthly, quarterly, and annual financial status by revenue stream; •Monitors progress and changes and keeping senior management abreast of financial status; •Assisting leadership in the annual budgeting and planning process; •Coordinating the provision of information to external auditors for annual audits; •Ensures timely and accurate billings and recording of A/R balances to financial system; •Ensures appropriate policies and procedures for billing, current and delinquent collections; review aging accounts and reports to ensure timely collection of receipts application; •Provides management oversight in all aspects of accounts receivable cycle; prepares A/R balance sheet schedules to support the annual external audit; and maintain performance metrics to drive optimum collections and timely resolution of billing issues; •Participates in the development of revenue management strategies and concepts and leading revenue management practices; •Acts as knowledge expert and a highly informed communicator on both internal and external revenue management issues; •To advise and assist in designing and communicating tactics to optimize revenues; •Ensuring revenue personnel are fully trained and competent in functional responsibilities and in the use of all systems. •Acts as knowledge expert and a highly informed communicator on both internal and external revenue management issues; •Advises and assists in designing and communicating tactics to optimize revenues; •Ensuring revenue personnel are fully trained and competent in functional responsibilities and in the use of all systems.
MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE •Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. •Seven years of accounting experience with emphasis on accounts receivable, cash management, revenue assurance, reporting and billing •Seven years of large volume (dollars and transactions) bank reconciliation experience. •Seven years progressively responsible experience in a position demonstrating strong leadership, project and management skills •Five years of experience dealing with the public including handling stressful situations in a dynamic workplace environment •Exceptional ability to communicate with all levels of staff from the front line to Executive Management •Proven experience in supervising staff to include: work assignments, staff development, performance evaluations, and disciplinary matters •Highly Proficient in Microsoft Office with emphasis in Excel (pivot tables, etc.) and PowerPoint
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE •Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration or related discipline •Eight years of accounting experience with emphasis on accounts receivable, cash management, revenue assurance, reporting and billing •Advanced knowledge of contract administration and revenue forecasting experience •Minimum six years of experience with Oracle or another ERP application •Experience in municipal finance or governmental accounting
COMPUTER SKILLS To perform this job successfully, an individual should have extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite with advanced use of Excel and PowerPoint.