City of Haines City
  • Utilities
  • Haines City, FL, USA
  • 18.3013 to 25.7751
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

***Position open until filled***

POSITION FUNCTION:

Under the direction of the Utilities Director, performs duties necessary to support the Finance Department in Utilities fund and asset management, and financial analysis and audit to include, but not limited to, revenue and expenditure forecasting and tracking, capital budget preparation, and trend data compilation and analysis. Duties include, but are not limited to, the preparation of financial reports and reporting; research; audits; and revenue, and expenditure and asset tracking and allocation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Performs duties necessary to support the Finance Department in Utilities fund and asset management, and financial analysis and audit to include, but not limited to, revenue and expenditure forecasting and tracking, capital budget preparation, and trend data compilation and analysis. Duties include, but are not limited to, the preparation of financial reports and reporting; research; audits; and revenue, and expenditure and asset tracking and allocation. Responsible for tracking performance indicators; tracking revenue and expenditure streams; developing and updating financial models for planning current revenue analysis and long range revenue forecasting.
  2. Performs duties necessary to analyze the impact of the capital budget for long-term financial position and future Utility rates. Duties include, but are not limited to, analyzing development activity (e.g. subsidies, cost sharing and other utility service agreements); measuring/quantifying return on investment and future service costs; annexation impact evaluation; and Utilities agreement design assistance.
  3. Performs financial and rate impact analysis by compiling financial and rate information and data, and trend analysis. Duties include the preparation of rate and financial reports, and tracking utilities markets. Responsible to review monthly budgetary compliance, and identifying variances and/or inconsistencies in the Utility fund.
  4. Provides staff assistance to the Finance Director & Utilities Director by preparing and presenting department and project related reports during Staff, City Commission, Finance Advisory Board and other related City meetings. Provides support to Utility staff in areas of meter reading processes, water theft & cut-offs, field evaluations, billing / leak adjustments, contracts and Utility Procedure & Policies.
  5. Provides support to the Utilities Director in areas of water conservation projects & programs and compliance with regulatory agencies.
  6. Responsible to monitor State and Federal regulatory processes and regulations relating to utility rates, and inter-local agreements (Polk Regional Water Cooperative), including attending regulatory meetings and legal updates.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Required knowledge and experience is normally obtained through the completion of an advanced education from an accredited educational institution of higher learning resulting in a Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Finance, Business or related field, and at least three (3) to five (5) years work related experience are required.
  • A Master's Degree in Economics, Finance, Public Administration or related field, and Certified Government Finance Officer are preferred.
  • Work requires the ability to read letters, memos, contracts, professional and industry literature, and spreadsheets and other job related analysis.
  • Work requires the ability to write letters, memos, and contracts.
  • Work requires the ability to understand and develop computer models for cost analysis and compose financial and budgetary reports.
  • Work is widely varied, involving analyzing and evaluating many complex and significant variables.
  • Must be able to monitor and assess operations, workload, projects, and staff performance.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to perform complex mathematical computations and/or statistical analysis.
  • Must be able to research, compile and analyze data, and then present findings to the City Commission and City Manager in an acceptable format.
  • Should be competent in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point software.
  • Ability to learn and remain up-to-date on Federal, State and City applicable regulations, best practices and policies affecting department activities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other government representatives, contractors, partners, consultants, vendors, the media and general public is essential.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess a Valid Florida Class E driver license.
  • Must pass applicable pre-employment testing and background and credit checks.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

This position may be required to report for work when a declaration of emergency has been declared in Polk County.

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