The Administrative and Fiscal Services Manager positions are located in multiple City Departments and is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and supervising the overall administrative, business service and fiscal activities of a City department or large, complex division within a department. Incumbents in this position are leaders with budgetary financial expertise.
This is an upper-level management classification used in the largest City departments or large divisions within those departments that have well-defined, fully-functioning administrative, fiscal and business service operations staffed by professional and administrative support personnel. Incumbents exercise broad discretion and judgment in the performance of duties and are considered to be fiscal experts with direct responsibility for all budgetary and financial matters within their organization. Other responsibilities may include program planning and evaluation, personnel management and contracts/grants management. Incumbents interact with the City's Budget Office; and are integral members of the department's leadership team playing a major role in fiscal and administrative matters.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education Graduation from a four-year college or university with major work in accounting, finance, economics, business or public administration or a closely related field.
Experience Five (5) years of professional-level experience preparing and analyzing major operational and/or capital improvement budgets, and exercising fiscal controls. Two of the five years must have included supervisory responsibilities. A Master's degree in one of the above mentioned curricula may be substituted for one (1) year of the non-supervisory experience and is highly desirable. Grants accounting experience is also desirable.
Other Requirements Must be able to travel to various locations within and outside the City of Berkeley to meet the program needs and to fulfill the job responsibilities. When driving on City business, the incumbent is required to maintain a valid California driver's license as well as a satisfactory driving record.