Budget Officer

Location
Annapolis, Maryland (US)
Salary
$116,673 - $205,011
Posted
Oct 22, 2020
Closes
Nov 22, 2020
Job Role
Director/Board
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Level of qualification
CPA, Director/Executive

Anne Arundel County rests between Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, D.C. consisting of 416 square miles (264,200 acres) of land area, approximately 530 linear miles of tidal shoreline, and approximately 580,000 residents. It borders Baltimore City, Baltimore and Howard counties to the north and northwest, Prince George’s County to the west and Calvert County to the south, and the Chesapeake Bay to the east.

Anne Arundel County Government is searching for a Cabinet-level executive to lead the Office of the Budget. The Budget Officer is responsible for proper management and oversight of a general fund budget of approximately $3.9 Billion (including county operating departments, public education, community college and libraries) and a Capital Improvement Program budget of approximately $430 million, and establishing a positive work environment with a workforce that is more than 75% represented by collective bargaining units. 

The Budget Officer, who is appointed and serves at the pleasure of the County Executive, is responsible for the formulation of the budget in accordance with the procedures set out in Article VII of the Charter of Anne Arundel County, including the control of positions; research on economic trends and long-term fiscal plans; the study of the organization, methods and procedures of each office, department, board, commission, institution and agency of the County government; and such other duties and functions as may be assigned. The incumbent assists county agencies in the preparation of their budgets, and may provide consultation and guidance in improving budget execution and reducing costs.

The mission of the Office of the Budget is to provide a comprehensive range of fiscal, revenue and budgetary management, coordination, planning and analysis functions for County government and to provide related advisory services to the County Executive in order to assure that necessary public services are delivered effectively at least possible cost.

Successful candidates will have a master's degree in finance, public or business administration, or a related field; have at least six (6) or more years' experience pertaining to the duties of this office to include strong administrative experience, skill in public administration and governmental budgeting, and technical training; experience in corporate finance, bond financing and rating agencies; and familiarity with structured financing to include public-private partnerships and tax increment financing; and extensive supervisory experience in fiscal operations and budget and management analysis. An acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.

Anne Arundel County Government offers an excellent fringe benefit package and salary commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and responsibilities.