Police Business Manager
JOB CODE: 1488
PAY GRADE: 2250
SALARY RANGE: $49,974 - $84,534
LOCATION OF WORK
Under the direction of the Chief of Police, performs highly responsible supervisory and administrative work in directing the financial division of the Baton Rouge Police Department. Work involves directing the preparation and fiscal control of the department's budget and a variety of accounting, personnel, and statistical services. The employee of this classification exercises considerable independent judgment and authority in the performance of assigned responsibilities. General supervision is exercised over a staff of professional, sub-professional and clerical employees. Work is performed within broad program assignments and is reviewed through discussion and observation of achievements for desired results. Performs other work as requested.
ESSENTIAL WORK TASKS
Plans, organizes, directs and supervises the work of the financial division within the Baton Rouge Police Department. Oversees the preparation of the annual budget for the department; directs and approves payment of all invoices, purchase orders and direct payment requisitions; reviews bids received on purchase requisitions and recommends acceptance or rejection. Advises the Chief of Police and Bureau Commanders on their budget status; attends budget meetings with the Chief of Police. Conducts special studies and implements revisions and new policies regarding accounting practices and budget issues. Analyzes and authorizes daily and monthly expenditures; reconciles supplies and equipment accounts, which includes federal and state seized funds; prepares and validates supplemental pay warrants for all municipal officers for the City of Baton Rouge. Responsible for human resources related functions involving dual civil service and retirement systems associated with the Police Department. All hiring, terminations, disciplinary actions, and payrolls are routed through this division.
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 Police Department. Knowledge of City-Parish Civil Service Rules, Municipal Fire/Police Civil Service Rules, Police Union Contract and the Accreditation Process. Knowledge of business English used to prepare narrative reports. Skill in the operation and care of computers, calculators and other office machines used in connection with accounting work. Ability to analyze highly complex fiscal and administrative policies and to make and implement effective recommendations. Ability to effectively supervise a staff of professional, sub-professional, and clerical employees. Ability to assemble, organize, and present financial, statistical and other material. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, other employees, and the 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 and four years of experience in progressively 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.