Administration Manager

Administration Manager
Blue Valley Recreation
 Overland Park, Kansas
Job Description

Purpose

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.

Competencies

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.

Experience:

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

Training:

  • 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:
BVRCHR@bluevalleyrec.org
OR
Blue Valley Recreation Commission
Attention: Human Resources
6545 West 151st Street
Overland Park, Kansas 66223
www.bluevalleyrec.org