Budget Manager - Finance Department | Pierce County Employment
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Why It's a Great Opportunity:
As an accomplished accounting professional and leader with a
proven experience with budgets, you will have a tremendous
opportunity to further your experience in governmental accounting
and budget practices; perhaps taking it to the next level. Because
you will be working with a very large and complex organization you
will have much more than a few ample opportunities to really impact
how well the department can manage budgets in an efficient and
ethical manner to cut out waste and provide true value.
Why It's a Great Department:
Finance Department proudly serves the great communities of the
county and have received awards recognizing its performance and
dedication to the public. It's a team that provides real solutions
and assists all County departments meet goals as defined by their
How to be Successful in the Role:
Bring in your experience in budgets and a well-rounded knowledge
of accounting principles coupled with a true desire to improve the
community that you live in and you are sure to thrive in an
environment that will truly enable your goals. Your stalwart
leadership too is equally essential as you will oversee, guide, and
mentor your employees to the highest levels of excellence.
Your Future in this Role:
As your tenure within the department you will help continue to
improve and solidify a truly modern and effective financial
direction for one the most important departments in the County.
Leverage the skillset you brought in with and master our cutting
edge HCM, Workday, and you will flourish along with the County.
At Pierce County, diversity, equity, and inclusion means
commitment, not a single step. We strive to foster an inclusive
environment that supports equitable access to opportunities
throughout your career. We want to recruit, develop, and maintain a
talented workforce from various backgrounds, cultures, lifestyles,
and perspectives, committed to our vision. Employees of the County
have local, direct, and visible impact in our diverse community.
Will you join us in keeping Pierce County a great place to live,
work, and raise a family?
Core Daily Responsibilities: Monitor, control, and maintain the
Create multi-year financial projections with analysis of revenue
and expenditure patterns and trends.
Manage the preparation and publication of the Executives’
proposed annual budget.
Manage Schedule 16 preparation, including reconciliation of all
Prepare annual goals and objectives for the budget division and
produce quarterly reports.
Lead, supervise, and mentor budget team.
Participate in all Department, Executive, and Council hearings
regarding the presentation of the budget to County Council.
Oversee the assurance of consistent interpretation and
application of related statutes, rules, policies, and
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Bachelor’s Degree in Budgeting and Accounting, Public
Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field
4 years’ experience in Governmental Budgeting.
1 year or more experience in a substantial leadership role.
*** Combinations of additional education and experience may be
substituted for the above. Exceptional communication skills, both
written and verbal to diverse audience.
Exceptional knowledge and experience in interpreting, applying,
and explaining codes, rules, regulations, policies and
As a condition of employment, the applicant will need to
authorize and complete a background check. Information received
from the background check is reviewed case-by-case and will
not necessarily remove an applicant from consideration .
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS
To be considered for this opportunity please: Complete and
submit an online Pierce County Employment Application by selecting
"APPLY" above or go to: www.piercecountywa.org/jobs .
If you do not have internet access, you may visit your local
public library or any WorkSource location and use their
Individuals needing accommodation in the application, testing
process or need this job announcement in an alternative format may
call Human Resources at (253) 798-7480, at least two days prior to
As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, Pierce County
welcomes a diverse workforce. Pierce County does not discriminate
based on race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, the
presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use
of a trained guide dog or service animal by a disabled person.
Agency Pierce County
Address Pierce County Human Resources
4301 S Pine St, Suite 200
Tacoma, Washington, 98409
Phone (253) 798-7480
For Sheriff's Department positions: 253-798-6250