Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Company: Texas State Job Bank
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Job SummaryThis is a senior executive level position with
fiduciary responsibility for administering all financial
proceedings of the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB).
Provides internal and external leadership and overall direction for
all financial services, including the following assigned divisions
and their respective departments: Finance Division, Customer
Service and Information Technology Division, and Environmental
Services Division. Working directly under the General Manager
andiCEO, develops and implements the mission of the
utility.ResponsibilitiesPlans, negotiates, organizes, directs and
guides the management of all utility finance functions to ensure
the adequacy and reliability of the utilityis combined systems.
Leads the development and execution of the utilityis strategic
mission and business plan initiatives. Provides leadership on
strategies, goals, and objectives identified in theiBPUBiStrategic
Plan. Advocates organization and stakeholder change related to the
utilityis mission. Recommends, develops, and supports the
implementation of new business initiatives and opportunities for
the organization to achieve its business objectives. Certifies as
to the availability of funds for all expenditures and ensures that
no appropriation is encumbered and no expenditure is made unless
certified by theiCFOithat there is an unencumbered balance in the
appropriation and funds are available. Submits to the Board of
Directors through the General Manager andiCEOia monthly statement
of revenues and expenses in sufficient detail to show the exact
financial condition of the utility. Oversees the development of
cost of service and rate studies to meet bond ordinance
requirements. Ensures compliance with Federal, state, and local
requirements in connection with the issuance of debt obligations.
Oversees the development of fiscal budgets for all utility
departments. At the end of the fiscal year, oversees the
preparation of a complete financial statement and report for
submission to the Board of Directors. Formulates policies and
planning recommendations; directs and ensures compliance with the
utilityis policies and procedures. Prepares and reviews reports on
departmental activities and recommends changes. Provides regular
and timely status updates to the General Manager andiCEOiand the
Board of Directors. Represents the utilityis interests at the
local, state, and national level and on agencies, boards, councils,
and commissions. Recruits, develops, and evaluates senior
management and professional staff to ensure compliance with
established policies and objectives of the utility. Ensures
compliance with all safety, reliability, and environmental
standards and requirements. Attends meetings of the Board of
Directors and City Commission to explain, justify, and defend
utility programs, policies and activities; negotiates and resolves
sensitive, significant and controversial issues. Attends meetings
outside normal working hours and in the evenings as required.
Handles other duties as assigned. Responsible for the full range of
supervisory activities, including selection, training, evaluation,
counseling, and recommendation for dismissal of all Finance
organization employees.Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesExtensive
knowledge of financial management and budgeting principles and
practices of public utilities. Extensive knowledge of inter-local
agreements and practices, inter-local agency governmental budgetary
practices, and inter-local agency government purchasing laws and
practices. Extensive knowledge and experience in strategic planning
and execution. Knowledge and experience in formulating policy, and
developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
Knowledge of local, state, and federal law and city ordinances.
Knowledge of contracting, negotiating, and change management.
Knowledge of public relations principles and practices. Skill in
examining and re-engineering operations and procedures.
Keywords: Texas State Job Bank, Brownsville , Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Other , Brownsville, Texas
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