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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE POSITION OF
Deputy Court Administrator, Business Services and Infrastructure
SALARY GRADE 31:
Unclassified Position in the Superior Court Administrator’s Office
(Current Vacancy in the Business Services Division)
The **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Georgia (“Court”) has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Deputy Court Administrator, Business Services and Infrastructure.
Superior Court is Georgia's busiest trial court of general jurisdiction. The Court seeks to provide a forum in which legal disputes between citizens can be resolved in a fair and efficient process with attention to equal access, impartiality, efficiency, and safety. After joining the Court, you will become part of a fast-paced team dedicated to providing the citizens of Fulton County with the service they deserve.
Leads the daily operations of Finance Administration, Human Resources and Information Technology Infrastructure of the Court. Management areas include accounting, budgeting, technological planning, financial analysis and reporting, auditing, financial consultation, human resources, information technology and active participation in overall Superior Court planning activities. Reports directly to the Superior Court Administrator.
Plans, organizes, and directs the fiscal, human resources and information technology infrastructure for the Court; develops, implements, and interprets policies and procedures; design and implement business strategies, plans and implement procedures to improve operations.
Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned court staff:
makes hiring, promotion and termination decisions and/or recommendations; establishes workloads and prioritizes work assignments; process employee concerns and problems and counsels or disciplines as appropriate; assists with or completes employee performance appraisals; and ensures staff training in operations, policies, and procedures.
Adhere to principles and practices of Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP), principles of governmental accounting, fee management, management and supervision of governmental budgeting and financial analysis, strategic planning principles, specifically those that apply to the judiciary; manages the daily fiscal functions of accounting, budgeting, and revenue collection and planning; ensures compliance with monthly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements; prepares a wide variety of financial reports including quarterly, mid-year and annual budgets; monthly status reports; project status reports; oversees the audit process and serves as the liaison with external auditors.
Lead and assist in the development and administration of the Court's budget; recommend line item or substantive budget amendments to ensure the court is fiscally sound; manage approved expenditures and implement budgetary adjustment as necessary; approve expenditures for non-judicial division as the designee of the District Court Administration; leads the implementation of a performance management framework and coordinates quality improvement planning and monitoring activities for the Court; works with the Judges and Court Administrator to identify and prioritize the key performance measures and strategic benchmarks; monitors and evaluates the effect of legal and procedural changes in the judiciary-related to accounting, fiscal reporting and related functions; provides advice and consultation regarding the court's financial resources, policies, and procedures.
Directs complex studies, projects, and reports pertaining to financial planning, budget projections, human resources, IT and the protection of court assets; maintains a current, comprehensive knowledge and awareness of applicable laws, regulations, principles and practices relating sound administration and operations.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Requires knowledge of fiscal administration, technology management and human resources is preferred. Requires knowledge of accounting/financial systems. Cash handling and banking procedures. Governmental accounting procedures. Budgeting processes and internal financial control procedures. Generally accepted accounting principles. General office practices, procedures, equipment, and technology.
Requires skill in managing staff. Organizing and prioritizing work. Developing and managing budgets. Delivering high quality, customer-focused service. Resolving problems and making decisions. Using spreadsheets, database, word processing, presentation, and other software to research legal issues, organize and analyze information, prepare reports, and create and deliver effective presentations.
Understanding, using and explaining Court-specific computer applications to manage court processes, gather and analyze statistics, and create reports. Organizing, filing, and recordkeeping. Applying accounting procedures and principles in carrying out a variety of accounting tasks. Recording, analyzing, verifying, reconciling, and reporting accounting transactions. Analyzing and interpreting data to provide recommendations. Preparing financial statements and comprehensive analytical reports. Analyzing and managing a budget. Building sustainable working relationships with County staff and vendors. Communicating effectively with co-workers, supervisor, and the public. Generating enthusiasm and support for program objectives.
Education and Experience:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's or Master's degree in business, public administration, judicial/court administration or closely related field required; with five (5) years of previous management experience within a public or private sector organization. A thorough knowledge of fiscal administration, technology management and human resources. Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.
Valid State of Georgia Driver's License or proof of mobility equivalent may be requested.
Work is typically performed in an office-like environment. May work in high conflict situations and with difficult, sometimes dangerous parties. Positions in this class typically require stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, sitting, standing, mobility, fingering, grasping, driving, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive physical motions.
Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
In carrying out the process, there is a choice as to what and how operations will be completed.
Studies information to determine what it means and how it fits together in order to get practical solutions.
Purpose of Contact
Purpose is to detect, discover, expose information, problems, violations or failures by interviewing or investigating.
Partially accountable for the work product of others, including timeliness, correctness, and soundness.