BUSINESS MANAGER II 0914
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
Under general direction, an employee in this class manages the business operations of a major department or jurisdiction within Suffolk County. Work performed is similar to that performed in the Business Manager I class, but differs in size and complexity of operation. The incumbent has a staff, which may include employees in the accounting, purchasing, and personnel or data processing classes. Supervision is normally exercised over a general clerical and account-keeping staff, and administrative supervision is exercised over all non-professional personnel. Work is performed under the policy direction of a supervising board and the supervision of an administrative supervisor. Work is reviewed through periodic discussions and reports submitted. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Supervises and participates in the preparation of financial and statistical reports for the supervising board, chief administrator and New York State and Suffolk County authorities;
Supervises and participates in the maintenance of records of receipts and expenditures and bonded indebtedness of the department or jurisdiction to which assigned;
Supervises and participates in the preparation of budgets, payrolls, purchase orders, and other business reports;
Supervises and participates in the interviewing of professional and non- professional personnel and may recommend hiring of personnel to the supervising board or administrative supervisor;
Supervises and participates in the preparation of all salary and benefit programs for professional or non-professional personnel;
Makes periodic inspections of maintenance and custodial activities to see that they are performed in accordance with regulations;
May act as clerk to the supervisory board.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Thorough knowledge of modern business and public administration procedures; thorough knowledge of the methods and procedures used in the preparing of budgets; good knowledge of public personnel practices and procedures; good knowledge of accounting methods and report preparation; good knowledge of large-scale purchasing methods and procedures; good knowledge of the grades, qualities, supply sources and market factors of commodity categories frequently required by County or municipal departments; ability to readily acquire familiarity with the laws, policies, regulations, practices, functions and personnel of the jurisdiction to which assigned; ability to plan, assign and direct the work of a large staff in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale; ability to maintain personnel and financial records; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor's Degree, and four (4) years of experience in accounting or finance.
NOTE: Relevant additional education from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State will be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis.