Chief Fiscal Services-Budget & Grants

Chief Fiscal Services-Budget & Grants
Oakland County Local Government Fiscal Services Department
 Waterford, Michigan
Job Description

Oakland County is in southeast Michigan, immediately north of Detroit. With a population of over 1.2 million and covering over 900 square miles, it offers cosmopolitan urban centers, lakefront living, historic town centers, and natural country settings within close proximity of an array of employment opportunities. Residents have access to 17 degree-granting colleges and universities, and Mandarin language and culture is offered in all 28 public school districts. There are 485 institutions of art, culture, and the humanities in the County and 32 unique downtowns and 4,200 restaurants. Residents and visitors enjoy nearly 90,000 acres of parkland, 65 miles of trails, 76 public and private golf courses, and 1,450 lakes, rivers, and streams plus the headwaters of five river systems.

Job Summary:

Responsible for formulating and supervising all duties performed in the Budget and Grant section of the Fiscal Services Division, which has primary responsibility for day-to-day development, management, and oversight of the County’s $1 billion budget, as well as managing the County’s grant accounting and central grant review and compliance processes.


  1. Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Public Administration, Public Policy, Economics, Accounting, Political Science, or a related field of study.
  2. Have five (5) years of full-time work experience in budget management, financial analysis, economic analysis, or related area, including two (2) years in a supervisory position.

NOTE: A Master's degree in one of the fields listed above may be substituted for one (1) year of the work experience described above.

NOTE: Applicants possessing transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States will be required to provide documentation of degree equivalency from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( The degree evaluation will be required for application processing.

3. Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical established for this classification.

4.Successfully complete the six-month probationary period.