Assistant Police Business Manager
JOB CODE: 1486
PAY GRADE: 2220
SALARY RANGE: $41,114 - $69,955
LOCATION OF WORK
Under the direction of the Police Business Manager, performs highly responsible supervisory and administrative work assisting in directing the financial operations of the Baton Rouge Police Department. Work involves assisting in the preparation and monitoring of the department's budget and a variety of accounting, personnel and statistical services. The employee of this classification exercises considerable independent judgment in the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities. General supervision is exercised over a staff of professional, sub professional and clerical employees. Work is reviewed through discussion and results obtained. Performs other work as requested.
ESSENTIAL WORK TASKS
Assists in planning, organizing, directing and supervising the work of the financial division within the Baton Rouge Police Department. Assists in the preparation of the annual budget for the department. Reviews payment vouchers and contract payments for compliance with the operating budget and prescribed policies and procedures. Oversees the accurate filing of forms (hiring, terminations, disciplinary actions and payroll) related to human resources functions involving dual civil service and retirement systems associated with the Baton Rouge Police Department. Analyzes authorized daily and monthly expenditures; reconciles all personal services and employee benefits accounts; prepares and validates supplemental pay warrants for Police Chief's signature for all municipal law enforcement officers of the City of Baton Rouge. Assists with the interviewing, training and supervision of employees in the Police Business Office. Serves as head of the Business Office in the absence of the Business Manager.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of the policies and procedures of municipal budgeting, accounting, personnel for dual civil service systems and purchase operations. Knowledge of the operations, functions, policies and procedures of the Baton Rouge Police Department. Knowledge of City-Parish Civil Service Rules, Municipal Fire/Police Civil Service Rules, Police Union Contract and the Accreditation Process. Skill in the operation and care of computers, calculators and other machines used in connection with accounting work. Skill in the use of a computer for word processing and spreadsheet applications. Ability to research, analyze, prepare and present financial and statistical information. Ability to analyze highly complex fiscal and administrative policies and to make and implement effective recommendations. Ability to coordinate a variety of complex projects and programs. Ability to effectively supervise a staff of professional, sub-professional and clerical employees. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, other employees and the general public. Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or a related field, and four years of experience in responsible positions involving accounting or budgeting work.
Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
CERTIFICATIONS / LICENSES / REGISTRATIONS
(Unless otherwise specified below, must possess at the time of appointment and must be maintained current throughout employment in this classification.) None.
OTHER JOB ASPECTS
The work examples described in this specification are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from job performance requirements if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the job.