Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.
Plans, directs, manages and oversees the activities and operations of the Office of Performance Management and Audit, serving in a prominent District leadership capacity to continuously monitor, manage and improve business performance across District departments; coordinates internal and external operational and financial audits; provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Office of the General Manager and the Assistant General Manager of Administration & Budget; and performs related duties as assigned.
This single position class manages, through subordinate managers and supervisors, performance management, internal audit and investigation activities throughout the District. The incumbent is responsible for assisting and providing high level management support, expertise and recommendations to executive management, and aligning with the District’s Strategic Policy Planning and Asset Management efforts. The Chief Performance Officer is distinguished from the Assistant General Manager of Administration & Budget in that the latter is an executive management-level position responsible for the overall management of Budgets, Financial Planning, Customer Access and Procurement.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Principles and practices of policy development and administration
Principles of performance management, performance improvement and management analysis
Operations of a comprehensive internal and external financial and operational auditing program
Government Auditing Standards promulgated by the Comptroller General of the United States
Principles and practices of general, fund, and government accounting
Advanced methods and techniques of public sector auditing
Principles and practices of program development and administration
Principles and practices of regulatory auditing and control
Provisions of contractual agreements
Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration
Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation
Funding policies of various government entities and commissions
Related Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations
Identifying and responding to sensitive community and organizational issues, concerns and needs
Managing a comprehensive internal and external financial and operational auditing program
Managing a comprehensive performance management program
Developing and administering departmental goals, objectives and procedures
Analyzing and assessing policies and operational needs and making appropriate adjustments
Reviewing audit work products for quality assurance control
Planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the work of lower level staff
Delegating authority and responsibility
Selecting, supervising, training and evaluating staff
Researching, analyzing and evaluating new service delivery methods and techniques
Preparing clear and concise administrative and financial reports
Preparing and administering large and complex budgets
Interpreting and applying applicable Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations
Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
A Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, accounting, finance or a closely related field from an accredited college or university. A master’s degree in a similar field is preferred.
Six (6) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable professional financial and operational audit and business performance management experience which must have included at least three (3) years of management and administrative responsibility.
Possession of a valid certificate as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is desirable.
Additional professional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis. A college degree is preferred.
Office environment; field environment; construction site environment; exposure to computer screens; exposure to heat, cold, moving vehicle, electrical energy and inclement weather conditions.
Requires maintaining physical condition necessary for walking, standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time.
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