Finance Supervisor Full TimeHousing & Economic Development

Hiring Salary: $51,608.75 - $67,024.67

REQ #: 10373 1 Position(s)

Supervisor: Harrison

Posted Date: 10/6/2017      Reposted Date:       Closing Date: 10/23/2017

Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm; Monday-Friday; with additional hours as required.

PRIMARY DUTY: Under general supervision, manages and coordinates grant accounting and administration for the Housing and Economic Development (HED) Department; develops and manages a variety of budgets, oversees financial transactions and assures compliance with funding agency requirements and standards.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Manages and coordinates the financial functions for Housing and Economic Development (HED) department, including budgets, grants and contracts.
• Oversight and responsible for the content and accuracy of information in the IDIS system.
• Oversees accounting and administration for a wide variety of state and federal grant funded programs; reviews and updates procedures to assure technical compliance with funding agency requirements.
• Creates and manages operation budgets for the department programs; analyzes program information; and responsible for the accuracy of all financial transactions.
• Monitors and analyzes grant program transactions and financial status and prepares financial reports.
• Serves as principal advisor on the housing and economic development grant program accounting issues; analyzes technical issues and interprets and ensures compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.
• Supervises and trains staff and evaluates performance; meets regularly with staff to discuss and resolve priorities, workload, resource allocation, quality standards and technical issues.
• Manages financial issues for housing programs funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) & Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME).
• Analyzes operational information, evaluates trends and assures HED financial and budget issues are properly addressed and resolved.
• Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
• Driving is essential.

• City policies and procedures.
• Federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations governing state and federal housing programs, including HUD CDBG & HOME performance standards and procedures.
• State and federal statutes, codes and regulations governing public sector accounting functions.
• Grant-funded project management accounting systems and documentation standards.
• Generally Accepted Accounting and Auditing Principles for public sector financial administration.
• Methods, procedures and standards for public housing record keeping and records management.
• Local community issues and regional community resources available to citizens.
• Techniques and practices for efficient and cost effective management of resources.

Skill in:
• Analyzing issues, evaluating alternatives and making logical recommendations based on findings.
• Interpreting and applying federal and state rules and regulations and City policies and procedures.
• Analyzing financial issues and developing recommendations and strategies.
• Reviewing and analyzing financial records and reports.
• Understanding and applying grant program standards and applicable rules and regulations.
• Reviewing, updating and maintaining files, reports and documentation for grant programs.
• Interpreting HUD, CDBG, HOME and other state and federal housing program regulations.
• Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with City employees, other community development agencies and the general public.
• Supervising staff, delegating tasks and authority and evaluating staff performance.
• Operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of business and specialized software.
• Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

Applicants must submit a completed City of Waco application in order to be considered for this position. Resumes may be attached to the completed application, but not in lieu of one. If a resume is attached, all questions on the application must still be answered completely and accurately. If a question does not apply to you, please mark it "NA" Do not leave it blank. Incomplete applications will not be considered. To verify prior military experience, please include a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4) with your application. All answers are subject to verification. Applications are available online at the City's website, Click Here for the NEW City of Waco Job Application, or at the City of Waco Human Resources Department located at 300 Austin Avenue. Applications may be submitted by e-mail as an attachment to, fax to 254-750-5737 or by mail to City of Waco, Human Resources Department, PO BOX 2570, Waco, TX 76702. EOE


Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or Public Administration is required; AND five years’ experience in finance and fund accounting programs; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION: Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands: Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.

Environmental Conditions: Work is performed primarily in an office setting or well-lit, temperature-controlled working environment.

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