Director of Management and Budget

Director of Management and Budget
Oakland County Management and Budget Department
 Pontiac, Michigan
Job Description

Oakland County, Michigan
Director of Management and Budget
Salary: $140,000 - $180,000.

FFD: The position is open until filled with first review of resumes on Monday, October 19, 2020.

Oakland County is in southeast Michigan, immediately north of Detroit. With a population of nearly 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.

The Director of the Department of Management & Budget reports to a Deputy County Executive and is responsible for overseeing the department’s $21 million dollar budget and 200 employees across its Administration, Fiscal Services, Equalization, Purchasing, and Reimbursement Divisions. The Director is designated as the Fiscal Officer of the County and is responsible for ensuring that the County operates within a balanced budget and that all financial transactions and financial reporting are completed in accordance with the accounting and reporting standards set by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board. In addition, the Director:

  • Supervises the preparation and execution of the County’s Triennial Budget and maintains expenditure control
  • Oversees all central accounting functions, including payroll and accounts payable/receivable
  • Promotes fiscal responsibility across departments
  • Coordinates with the Internal Audit Division to oversee internal accounting controls and separation of duties
  • Collects monies owed the County not within the jurisdiction of other County departments
  • Oversees the central purchasing function
  • Contracts to provide assessing services to local municipalities and prepares the annual property tax reports, including the Equalization Report and the Local Tax Report
  • Oversees the equalization function
  • Participates in major County initiatives as fiscal advisor
  • Performs long range financial planning
  • Oversees the presentation of the County’s financial status to bond rating agencies, department heads, and the Board of Commissioners

    Oakland County has a budget totaling around $900 million dollars and employs approximately 5,000 employees. The County Board of Commissioners is comprised of 21 districts and, in partnership with the County Executive, ensures that County programs and operations reflect established policy goals and objectives.

    To be considered, please submit a cover letter, list of six work-related references, and resume to:

    For more information contact:
    Josh Jones
    CPS HR Consulting
    Ph: 916.263.1401