About this Position

POSITION SUMMARY:
Develops, analyzes, executes and maintains budgets and accounting records which are used to allocate current resources and estimate future financial needs. Perform timely review of expenditures in preparation of Federal draw requests.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Collaborate with assigned sub-recipients to review disaster program awards and develop expense and revenue account structures necessary to facilitate eligible expenditures.
• Prepare request letters for the Department of Finance to establish required expense and revenue accounts and submit to Deputy Director of Administration and Finance for approval.
• Assist sub-recipients with the preparation of disaster program budget forms.
• Prepare OMB budget forms to establish expenses and revenue budgets in the Enterprise Planning Resource (ERP) System in conformance with established procedures, regulations, and objectives of Local and Federal awards.
• Prepare consolidated reports of assigned sub-recipient local and Federal budgets and expenditures to provide a comprehensive financial summary for use by senior management for effective and efficient decision making.
• Track the status and availability of funds in disaster program accounts.
• Monitor budgets by reviewing reports and accounting records to determine if allocated funds have been spent as specified and if reallocations are required.
• Prepare requests for budget adjustments and allotment reallocations and submit to management for approval prior to submission to the Office of Management and Budget.
• Review assigned sub-recipient expenditures and reimbursement requests to determine if costs incurred were in support of eligible expenses.
• Perform any other duties assigned to support the division.

KNOWLEDGE:
• Knowledge of office methods, practices, routines, and equipment.
• Knowledge of or ability to acquire knowledge of USVI laws, rules, and regulations governing the operation of a territorial system of accounts and their application to specific situations.
• Knowledge of principles, methods, techniques of financial management and generally accepted accounting principles.
• Knowledge of the preparation of involved and detailed accounting and other financial reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
A. Preferred Qualifications:
1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, Statistics or any closely related field; with a minimum of 9 credits in accounting and three years of professional accounting experience.
B. Minimum Qualifications:
1. Associate’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, Statistics or any closely related field; with a minimum of 9 credits in accounting and five years of professional accounting experience.
2. High School Diploma AND ten (10) years’ experience in budgeting, accounting, and/or finance-related fields may be substituted for formal higher education.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae (cv)

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