Administration Manager

Administration Manager
Blue Valley Recreation
 Overland Park, Kansas
Job Description


To manage, supervise and coordinate the financial and administrative operations and activities of the Blue Valley Recreation Commission; to compile and review the budget, analyze financial statements, as well as administer financial policy; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Executive Director.

Essential Duties and responsibilities

  • Assume management responsibility for assigned financial and administrative services and activities.
  • Manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for financial activities; recommend and administer policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of methods and procedures; recommend, within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels.
  • Plan, manage, coordinate, and review the work plan for assigned personnel; assign financial work activities, projects, and programs; review and evaluate work methods and procedures; meet with personnel to identify and resolve problems.
  • Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of financial methods and procedures; recommend, within Commission policy, appropriate service and staffing levels.
  • Select, train, motivate and evaluate financial personnel; provide or coordinate training; work with subordinate personnel to correct deficiencies if needed; implement discipline and termination procedures within BVRC policies when necessary.
  • Recommend and assist in the implementation of budget goals and objectives; oversee the preparation and administration of the BVRC budget; assist in forecasting funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; implement adjustments.
  • Maintain financial and accounting records on a computerized system; provide detailed financial information, as necessary.
  • Supervise and provide necessary assistance for payroll and accounts payable preparation; invest excess cash for future utilization.
  • Serve as staff on a variety of committees; prepare agenda, forms, and reports for assigned Commission committee; prepare and present activity and staff reports and other necessary correspondence for the Executive Director and Commission.
  • Provide professional assistance to the Executive Director.
  • Maintain control over financial accounts; receive deposits and authorize disbursements; conduct sales and exchanges of securities as well as other investment activities as appropriate; perform bank reconciliations; review and analyze financial statements.


Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of accounting, finance, and budget preparation and administration.
  • Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
  • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations related to financial and budget management.
  • Financial and budget report preparation.
  • Financial markets and investment principles.
  • Methods of financial and economic analysis and forecasting.
  • Computer operations in performance of job duties

Education and/or Experience

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.


  • Four years of increasingly responsible experience in accounting, finance or a related field, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.


  • Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting, Finance, or a related field.

License or Certification

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain a valid driver's license may be required.
  • Certification as a Public Accountant from the State of Kansas is preferred.

Send cover letter and resume’ to:
Blue Valley Recreation Commission
Attention: Human Resources
6545 West 151st Street
Overland Park, Kansas 66223