Plans, supervises and participates in the preparation and monitoring comprehensive annual budgets in compliance with County, State and Federal regulations.
Directs complex cost accounting systems which reflect a variety of funding sources; assures that costs are properly allocated; monitors revenues and expenditures to assure compliance with budget; assures that necessary adjustments are made.
Prepares annual cost reports; submits to various State and Federal agencies for review, justification of expenditures, and reimbursement; coordinates audit activities performed by County, State, and Federal agencies; analyzes results of audits and prepares appeals of audit exceptions.
Manages department insurance billing, credit, and collection functions through subordinate staff; ensures appropriate state realignment billing for medical block and substance abuse services grants.
Oversees and directs the posting of entries to subsystems such as general ledger, accounts payable, and accounts receivable, and directs the examination of entries posted in ledgers and journals for accuracy in compliance with established accounting procedures and policies; assures the application of appropriate internal accounting controls; provides executive-level support and accountability for audits and other financial reviews.
Through subordinate managers and supervisors, oversees and directs staff engaged in fiscal and administrative services; monitors staff work activities and responsibilities; directs and administers personnel matters, including employee selection, assignment, and evaluation; directs employee discipline as required; directs and oversees staff development training.
Acts as liaison with State and Federal agencies, the County Auditor-Controller, County departments, and other agencies as required relating to the financial operations of the department.