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The New York City Council’s Administrative Services Division is seeking an Assistant Director/Fiscal Officer who can direct and coordinate formulation, monitoring, and presentation of budgets for controlling funds to implement program objectives of the New York City Council.

SALARY RANGE:

$90,000 to $125,000

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Formulate needs and objectives of the Council, compiles estimates, prepare and submission of the operating budget of The Council. 
  • Develop and monitor the Council’s budget. 
  • Perform budgetary forecasting to ascertain funding requirements. 
  • Preparation of Personnel Services and Other Than Personnel Services spending plans and updates. 
  • Prepare and oversee Council Members’ district office budgets. 
  • Provide bi-weekly updates of Council Members’ Personnel Services budgets. 
  • Prepare projections for Council Members and advise if modifications in spending are necessary. 
  • Implement transfers of funds.
  • Prepare Lease Projections for Office of Management and Budget. 
  • Evaluate monthly spending patterns and maintained in an up‑to‑date fashion. 
  • Perform variance analyses against the Council’s planned and actual expenses in an efficient method. 
  • Implement Council budget modifications when needed in an expeditious manner. 
  • Develop special projects as needed to meet Council objectives.
  • Plan special projects in a thorough manner. 
  • Monitor implementation and completion of projects prior to due dates.
  • Make recommendations as a result of evaluating projects and assure projects are presented in a systematic manner. 
  • Review and oversee the Impress Fund Accountability Report; review and sign Impress Fund Checks; liaison to Comptroller’s Office for Year End Closing Procedures; Post audit and Accruals; review reimbursements to the Department of City Administration Services (DCAS) and review charges from Landlord and itemize categories for payment.  

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or Public Administration and five years of accounting and budget experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of the City’s operating and capital budget processes.
  • Strong knowledge and principals of accounting, budgeting practices, statistical methodology and auditing.
  • Working knowledge of economics, financial analysis and cost-benefit analysis.
  • Excellent oral and written communications.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external personnel.
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office and report preparation principles.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

For eligible employees, health, dental and vision insurance coverage are offered upon hire. Retirement plans, deferred compensation plans, group life insurance, paid time off and paid holidays, training resources, health & fitness reimbursement and wellness programs are also available. 

New York City residency required within 90 days of appointment.

As of November 15, 2021, all new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus to work at City Hall and/or 250 Broadway offices, or at any Council Member district office, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. If you are offered employment with the New York City Council, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by the New York City Council.

The New York City Council makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact EEOOfficer@council.nyc.gov.

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified candidates should forward their resume and a cover letter to:

E-MAIL:        counciljobs@council.nyc.gov   

MAIL:            New York City Council

Attn: Personnel Services/Recruiting (FiscalO)

250 Broadway, 26th Floor

New York, New York 10007

FAX:               12124014711

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The New York City Council is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual’s sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy