This position is located in the Financial Services Division of the Oklahoma City-County Health Department (OCCHD). The Finance Officer is primarily responsible for planning and directing the accounting and payroll services, and procurement services. The incumbent is responsible for directing financial accounting, (accrual based), budgeting, cash management, and other fiscal operations and functions of the entire agency. This includes analyzing and reporting financial accounting data, developing appropriate accounting systems, establishing necessary financial controls, approving various expenditures and obligations, and similar functions. The incumbent also participates in the preparation of budgets and in the development of bids, requests for proposals (RFPs) and contracts.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1.Scheduling work assignments. 2.Supervising incumbents in separate areas by direct observation and review of job product. 3.Developing and modifying financial documents and reports. 4.Establishing the overall monitoring and implementation of the agency’s budget. 5.Establishes necessary fiscal controls to insure appropriate accountability for revenues, expenditures, and agency assets. 6.Developing and monitoring accounting procedures. 7.Supervising the processing and issuing of the agency payroll including time and attendance, expense reports, direct deposit, sick leave conversion, leave reporting, mileage expenses, and W2 preparation. 8.Monitoring the day-to-day operation of the agency’s budget and expenditure of specific funds including purchasing cards (P-card), budget preparation and revisions, approval of purchase orders, monthly financial statements, EFT transmission, out-of-state travel requests, 1099 preparation, bond payments, Family Planning fee schedule, estimate of needs. 9.Maintain software including document scanning. 10.Serving as the agency’s Benefit Administrator including health care and 1095 preparation, Section 125 plan, employee education assistance reimbursement, and long-term care policies. 11.Serving as the agency’s Retirement Plan Administrator. 12.Serving on the agency’s Retirement Board Committee as financial department representative. 13.Providing information to and conferring with the auditor during the agency’s annual review. 14.Approving invoices for contract billing. 15.Approves claims for payments to vendors for supplies and services rendered. 16.Communicating with various officials, employees and the public. 17.Operating a personal computer. 18.Directing the preparation, development, and review of request for proposals (RFPs), bids and contracts. 19.Generating documents and reports. 20.Driving to off-site locations to perform job duties as needed. 21.Completes required training in support of duties and responsibilities of this position. 22.Serving as Financial Liaison to Partners in Public Health, Inc. 23.Creating and approving contract and grant budgets. 24.Reporting financial and budget Information to the Board of Health. 25.At the direction of OCCHD Executive Director or designee, the incumbent will be assigned a variety of specific job duties and responsibilities as a member of the OCCHD Emergency Preparedness and Response Program Team (i.e. Public Health Preparedness and Response program). Also, as a member of the Emergency Preparedness and Response Program Team, the incumbent is required to complete all necessary responder training and may be designated as a member of the first-responder team. 26.In accordance with our designation of a PHAB Accredited health department and explicit commitment to a culture of continuous quality improvement, employees will receive Quality Improvement (QI) training deemed necessary by their supervisor.
-Certified Public Accountant (CPA) required -Master’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance preferred -Ten years experience as a professional accountant (Governmental Accounting Standards Board experience preferred) preferred -Five years supervisory experience preferred -Knowledge of Microix finance system preferred -Valid driver license required
Internal Number: 1012C
About Oklahoma City-County Health Department
In 1954, the Oklahoma City-County Health Department (OCCHD) was created by State statute as an independent public health agency to provide Oklahoma City and Oklahoma County with services needed to protect the health of the community. The board of nine professionals from the community governs the Health Department with varied backgrounds as doctors, dentists, educators, lawyers, directors of community-based service organizations, accountants, former State senators, and those employed within the health care industry. OCCHD employs approximately 260 full-time employees and provides clinic-based services such as Communicable Disease and Maternal and Child Health, as well as population-based services such as Health Promotion, Partnership Development, Epidemiology, and Consumer Protection (Sanitation and Restaurant Inspection). The mission of the Oklahoma City-County Health Department is to protect health, promote wellness, and prevent disease. Our vision is working with the community for a healthy future.