The Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board (H-NNCSB) is the premier provider of behavioral health, substance use, and developmental disability services in Hampton and Newport News, Virginia. We are recognized throughout Virginia for our leadership, excellence, and commitment to service. We earn this distinction by creating a community where people can find their own strength and become self-determining.
H-NNCSB provides a full array of person-centered services to youth, adolescents, families, and adults in Hampton and Newport New. Our comprehensive continuum of care includes Prevention and Early Intervention Services, Outpatient Services, Integrated Care, Day Support and Treatment, Residential, and Acute Inpatient. Our workforce is comprised of licensed staff such as Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Nurse Practitioners, Licensed Therapists and Nurses.
Responsible for the management of all accounting functions of the large, complex, integrated automated accounting and financial management systems of the CSB and its related business entities. Primarily responsible for the day to day operations of the accounting areas and directly supervises the functions of budgeting and financial reporting, accounts payable, general accounting, accounts receivable, banking, and payroll.
DISTINGUISHING ELEMENTS OF THE CLASS:
I. IMPACT: Work has an immediate, crucial and lasting impact on the financial integrity of the agency and its affiliates. Incumbent is responsible for numerous and material aspects of agency and affiliates financial accounting transactions. The incumbent's timely and accurate work is the principal source of information by which financial records, statements and reports are made available to top management personnel and the Board of Directors for fundamental policy decision- making affecting the future of the agency and affiliates. Errors in the processing and/or analysis of various financial transactions will result in serious mismanagement of program and department operations, will result in loss of morale and confidence in management, and will have a very serious negative impact on the agency's and affiliates’ credit standing, fiscal stability, prestige and future ability to obtain funding.
II. LATITUDE: Work is performed independently. The Controller will review completed work of accounting staff members. Frequent independent judgment and discretion is required due to the varied and often complex nature of transactions occurring in the agency.
III. RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE WORK OF OTHERS: Directly supervises the: Accounting Cycle Manager, Manager of Budget and Financial Reporting, Payroll Manager and Revenue Cycle Manager.
IV. INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS: Daily contacts with all levels of agency staff and contractor personnel are involved. Incumbent has regular interactions with vendors, bank personnel, lawyers, regulatory agency personnel and local public sector agency personnel. In discussions with personnel outside the agency, the incumbent will be speaking as a representative of the agency with decision making authority in some instances.
V. DIFFICULTY: This class will be responsible for the effective application of complex accounting and financial management principles and practices. The coordination, development, effective implementation and monitoring of the agency’s budget and accounting systems is detailed and complex. Work requires staying abreast of the rules and laws that affect the work.
VI. COMMUNICATIONS: Work requires original drafting of correspondence. Frequent face-to-face, telephone and e-mail communication with agency staff is required. Incumbent is routinely required to provide training to agency staff in fiscal policies and procedures. In addition, incumbent is often asked to give problem-solving advice and guidance for situations which may directly affect the lives of staff and clients.
VII. EQUIPMENT/FACILITIES RESPONSIBILITY: Daily, sometimes prolonged use of a computer and telephone is required. Incumbent also uses a fax and other common office and computer related equipment.
VIII. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a typical office environment.
IX. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSAs):
Comprehensive knowledge of agency financial and administrative policies and procedures.
Comprehensive knowledge of generally accepted bookkeeping/accounting procedures and governmental accounting standards.
Comprehensive knowledge of agency functions, organization, programs and services.
Outstanding knowledge of grant accounting and reporting.
Thorough knowledge of laws, ordinances and regulations governing municipal financial matters.
Comprehensive knowledge of the operations of computer assisted accounting record systems.
Ability to prepare and present concise and effective communications.
Ability to prepare and maintain complex budget and accounting
Ability to plan, supervise and evaluated the work of subordinates.
Outstanding ability to work effectively with agency employees, stakeholders and vendors.
X. LICENSURE: None.
XI. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF CLASS (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY):
Responsible for supervision of all accounting staff and functions to include: budgeting, financial reporting, accounts payable, general accounting, payroll, cash receipts, and accounts receivable.
Coordinate internal audit and external audit.
Responsible for GAAP, local state and federal financial reporting compliance in all business entities, accounts, ledgers and financial systems.
Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget. Interpret financial data and recommend changes to improve financial performance, operating systems and financial reporting.
Monitor internal controls and safeguards for receipt of revenues, costs, payable, program budgets and actual expenditures.
Prepare monthly financial statements for the related business entities, such as Peninsula Community Homes, CSB Property Co., Share-a-Homes Inc., Dresden, Trust for Disabled Persons, and Smith Phoenix Village to be reviewed by the Chief Financial Officer prior to submission to Budget, Finance, and Audit Committee.
Directly responsible for timely and accurate submission of all required periodic and ad hoc reports to the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services.
Develop, recommend and implement accounting policies and procedures and internal controls that assures the organization is complaint with all applicable regulations.
Coordinates the invoices and claims submitted for agency property, vehicle, and workers comp insurance.
Functions as the Chief Financial Officer in his/her absence.
Other duties as assigned.
XII. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle or feel objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to a, personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. No significant walking, moving, carrying, climbing, bending, kneeling, crawling, reaching, and handling, sitting, standing, pushing, and pulling.
Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Employer Paid Life Insurance
Employer Paid Disability Insurance
Voluntary Life Insurance
Annual and Sick Leave
10 Paid Holidays
Cancer/ICU and Accident Insurance
Identity Theft Protection
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
403(b) Deferred Compensation Plan
Group Long Term Care Insurance
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field and five (5) years of governmental budgeting, accounting, and management experience required. MBA or CPA preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with knowledge and experience
Internal Number: ACC-21-00008
About Hampton Newport News Community Services Board
Along with our Vision and Mission, our Core Values establish the philosophical and operational framework from which we operate and develop an array of behavioral health, substance use disorder, intellectual and developmental disability, and prevention services in partnership with staff members, individuals and their families, the communities we serve, and other stakeholders.