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Financial Systems Supervisor

Job classification

Class1670
TitleFinancial Systems Supervisor
Overtime eligibility Exempt (Z) - No Paid Overtime
Labor agreement Prof & Tech Eng, Local 21
Effective dateAugust 17, 2012

Current compensation plan

Effective: Jan 06, 2024

See Historic and future compensation information for this class

Step: Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8
Rate /hr: $75.0250 $78.8000 $82.7125 $86.8500 $91.2000 $93.5125 $95.7750 $98.1500
Rate /biweekly: $6,002.00 $6,304.00 $6,617.00 $6,948.00 $7,296.00 $7,481.00 $7,662.00 $7,852.00
Rate /year: $156,052 $163,904 $172,042 $180,648 $189,696 $194,506 $199,212 $204,152

Additional notes: Please note, the last three steps in this salary range represent extended ranges that require department approval based upon recruitment/retention, special skills, limited duration or exemplary performance.


Job description

CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

JOB CODE TITLE: FINANCIAL SYSTEMS SUPERVISOR JOB CODE: 1670

Business Unit: COMMN

DEFINITION:

Under general direction, supervises accountants, analysts, and support staff performing the reconciliation, analysis, and reporting of fiscal accounts for financial reporting; evaluates and revises existing departmental fiscal operation procedures; participates in the analysis, development, and implementation of complex accounting and financial reporting systems enhancements to ensure compatibility with computerized accounting systems; and performs related duties as required. Essential functions of this position include: supervising, assigning, and training accountants, analysts, and support staff; directing the analysis, identification, and evaluation of systems requirements; developing departmental accounting, fiscal policy, and systems guidelines; determining new financial system reporting and processing requirements; coordinating the annual year-end closing process and audits; directing the identification and development of complex financial system transactions; establishing methods and procedures; directing the development of training programs, and serving as a liaison and resource person; and preparing various written reports and recommendations.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES:

Positions in this class are distinguished from class 1657 Senior Systems Accountant by the latter's limited supervisory responsibility for overseeing specific projects. This class is distinguished from class 1675 by the latter's responsibility for directing the fiscal activities and services of a large department.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Supervises a group of accountants, analysts, and support staff.

EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code (class) and are not intended to be an inclusive list.

1. Plans, assigns, trains, supervises and reviews the work of systems accountants, accountants, and analysts engaged in the reconciliation, monitoring, and analysis of financial systems records and accounts; and instructs subordinates in the more difficult and complex work involving fiscal policy, procedures, and analysis.

2. Directs the analysis, identification, and evaluation of systems requirements; directs the development of effective reports, enhancements, and interfaces; supervises the development of functional specifications; directs and reviews systems testing; prepares, plans, and implements new or revised procedures; identifies and recommends sub-systems modifications and interfaces to ensure systems compatibility and data integrity; and develops long-term project plans.

JOB CODE TITLE: FINANCIAL SYSTEMS SUPERVISOR JOB CODE: 1670

Business Unit: COMMN

3. Develops departmental accounting, fiscal policy, and systems guidelines; and ensures that financial management information systems are compatible with accounting guidelines.

4. Identifies and determines new financial system reporting and processing requirements as a result of new legislation, regulations, and user requests; and revises existing documentation, or recommends and coordinates the development and implementation of system enhancements with other information services/accounting divisions and sections.

5. Directs the development of training programs for staff and departments in areas such as accounting and systems procedures; and serves as a liaison and resource person to staff, departmental users, and management regarding fiscal issues such as reporting requirements, new and existing accounting policies and procedures, and computer system enhancements.

6. Coordinates the annual year-end closing process and audits of accounting records, and establishes the new fiscal year operational requirements for compliance; and for Community College District, updates and revises financial systems instructions.

7. Establishes methods and procedures to monitor and control the integrity and reliability of financial systems.

8. Directs the identification and development of complex financial system transactions, system tables, parameters, and functions to ensure that accounting events entered are properly recorded.

9. Prepares a variety of written reports and recommendations.

10. Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of: accounting principles, governmental accounting, accounting and financial systems management techniques, and system analysis and methodology.

Ability to: plan, assign, direct, supervise, and review accounting and systems support functions of a large staff; analyze and evaluate accounting and financial systems processes to support fiscal operations; establish and maintain effective working relationships; and speak and write in a clear, understandable, and organized manner.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES:

1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or college with major course work in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field. Such education must include at least 12 semester units in accounting. Units in computer science are highly desirable; AND

2. Eight (8) years of professional accounting or financial management experience with large, complex financial systems, preferably government, including analytical and problem solving

JOB CODE TITLE: FINANCIAL SYSTEMS SUPERVISOR JOB CODE: 1670

Business Unit: COMMN

work, performing difficult and responsible accounting and reporting tasks, preparing financial records and reports, and supervising staff; requiring three (3) years supervising a large unit of accountants, analysts, and support staff.

Substitution: An associate degree in accounting and an additional two (2) years of professional accounting experience in computerized governmental financial systems may substitute for the required education. No substitution may be made for the 12 semester units in accounting. A master's degree in accounting, business administration, computer science or closely related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional accounting experience.

Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment: ability to work in a standard office environment.

Effective Date: 12/15/99

Amended Date: 9/06/02

Reason for Amendment: to accurately reflect the current tasks, knowledge, skills, and abilities defined in the most recent job analysis conducted for this job code.

Standard information

Disaster service work

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Historic and future compensation

Effective (Sched) Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8
Jan 06, 2024 (Y) $75.0250 $78.8000 $82.7125 $86.8500 $91.2000 $93.5125 $95.7750 $98.1500
Jul 01, 2023 (X) $73.3750 $77.0625 $80.8875 $84.9375 $89.1875 $91.4500 $93.6625 $95.9875
Jul 01, 2022 (W) $69.8750 $73.3875 $77.0375 $80.8875 $84.9375 $87.1000 $89.2000 $91.4125
Jan 08, 2022 (V) $65.4625 $68.7500 $72.1625 $75.7750 $79.5625 $81.5875 $83.5625 $85.6375
Jul 01, 2021 (U) $65.1375 $68.4125 $71.8000 $75.4000 $79.1625 $81.1875 $83.1500 $85.2125
Dec 26, 2020 (T) $62.9250 $66.0875 $69.3625 $72.8375 $76.4750 $78.4250 $80.3250 $82.3250
Jul 01, 2020 (S) $61.0875 $64.1625 $67.3375 $70.7125 $74.2500 $76.1375 $77.9875 $79.9250

Historic compensation data is provided in hourly pay.

Sources: San Francisco Open Data Portal: Compensation plan table