Under general direction, perform work of considerable difficulty in assisting the Director of Finance with administration of the financial affairs of the District.
Examples of Duties:
Essential Functions: Assist in planning, organizing and directing the activities of the Finance Department; maintain a general systems of accounts for the District and all subdistrict's; manage the development of the District's annual budget in compliance with the Charter, ordinances and policy requirements; review operations and assist with financial forecasting to ensure District expenditures are within the legal and financial purpose of appropriations and obligations; assist in preparing and interpreting financial reports to measure financial performance; assist in evaluating and consulting with all segments of District management, the Board of Trustees, the media, public officials and concerned citizens on financial matters; assist in the preparation of accounting, cost and statistical statements and analyses; supervise and train subordinate personnel.
Training and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in accounting or finance, and six years of progressively responsible financial and management experience.
Desirable Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: Extensive knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of financial management, extensive knowledge of public accounting and auditing principles, practices and methods; comprehensive knowledge of laws, ordinances and regulations governing the financial operations of a public wastewater/stormwater utility; comprehensive knowledge of the methods and techniques of budget preparation, analysis and administration; comprehensive knowledge of the use of accounting, billing, collection, and other business systems; comprehensive skill in planning, organizing and directing a public financial operation; comprehensive skill in analyzing, interpreting and presenting financial reports; comprehensive skill in the use of personal computers; comprehensive skill in expressing oneself clearly and concisely in both oral and written form; considerable skill in managing a large Staff with varying degrees of skills and responsibilities; considerable skill in presenting accurate and complete financial statements; considerable skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with public officials, consultants, the general public and others both internally and externally.
Must possess valid driver's license issued by the state in which the employee resides.
Pursuant to MSD's "Substance Abuse Policy and Procedures," this position has been designated as safety sensitive and candidate must pass a Non-D.O.T. Drug Test for this position. Employees occupying this position are not subject to Federal (D.O.T.) Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations.
Internal Number: 19-0029
About Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District
The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) is a Missouri State special purpose political subdivision that is responsible for the St. Louis areas storm water and sewer collection and treatment. MSD ranks in the nation's top wastewater utilities, and anticipates spending approximately $4.7 billion on capital investment and asset sustainability over a multi-decade period.