Job Vacancy Banking and Finance Manager Ada County

Job title: Banking and Finance Manager

Company: Ada County

Job description: $70,000/annually + DOE

The Banking and Finance Manager plans, develops, implements coordinates, directs, and evaluates the financial and banking activities of Ada County Treasurers’ Office; prepares the department annual budgets, monitors budget revenues and expenditures, develops and maintains professional working relationships with internal and external stake holders, and performs other duties as required.


Works under general direction of the Chief Deputy but works independently and manages the operation of the banking and financial workings of the office. Work review will be based on such matters as fulfillment of the office objectives and functions.

  • Supervises banking and financial staff, assigns work, reviews, and evaluates performance, conducts training, ensuring work is completed in a timely manner, counsels’ employees regarding programs, policies and procedures, sets priorities, coordinates schedules and tracks time;
  • Manages the day-to-day banking and financial operations of the office;
  • Manages the record keeping, balancing bank account reconciliations, and reporting;
  • Manages the County’s investment program to include: asset allocation, cash flow, cash forecasting to maintain necessary liquidity, compliance, and reporting;
  • Oversees preparation of statistics and records for use in checking accuracy and completeness of financial activities;
  • Analyzes the County’s banking balances to recommend appropriate levels of collateralization;
  • Monitors, tracks and maintains the issuance and maturity of the letters of credit;
  • Assists in resolving banking disputes;
  • Assists in identifying and implementing additional banking products and services;
  • Monitors and supervises staff with online banking permissions for County employees;
  • Prepares and files with the Auditor’s Office the proposed operating and personnel budget for the fiscal year for the Treasurer’s Office;
  • Works closely with the Treasurer and Chief Deputy in developing budgetary requirements and revenue sources;
  • Assists the Treasurer and Chief Deputy in preparing and presenting annual budget to the County Commissioners;
  • Reviews requests from County departments for payment on federal awards and submits requests using appropriate online payment platforms;
  • Directs the establishment of internal controls and maintains existing controls;
  • Oversees preparation of analytical reports for the Treasurer and Chief Deputy, such as projections, collection reports, and cost analysis;
  • Reads and interprets Idaho statutes, county resolutions, and ordinances to ensure department compliance.


  • Composes, prepares, and responds to miscellaneous correspondence;
  • Accomplishes special projects as directed by the Treasurer and Chief Deputy; and
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in Accounting, Finance or related field is required; Master’s degree in related field is preferred;
  • Three (3) years’ experience in banking, accounting and/or auditing systems;
  • Governmental accounting experience;
  • Two (2) years of experience in supervising or directing staff;
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and familiarity with all pronouncements promulgated by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB);
  • Knowledge of accounting, auditing, budgeting theory, principles, techniques and procedures;
  • Knowledge of financial instruments, banking products and services;
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations pertaining to the Treasurer, Tax Collector, and Public Administrator;
  • Knowledge of effective employee supervision and motivation;
  • Knowledge of staff development and training techniques;
  • Skill interpreting laws, rules, regulations and guidelines;
  • Skill interpreting policies and procedures and explaining complex information to others;
  • Skill gathering and analyzing financial, statistical, and management information, and drawing conclusions from them;
  • Skill defining objectives and creating recommendations;
  • Skill developing financial and budgetary narratives, reports, and statements;
  • Skill analyzing accounting systems and procedures;
  • Skill in using MS Excel at an advanced level;
  • Skill in using MS Word, PowerPoint, and other applicable software at an intermediate level or higher;
  • Ability to operate a personal computer with data base management software;
  • Ability to make and maintain detailed notes and records;
  • Ability to work under pressure in meeting deadlines;
  • Ability to work under own initiative and utilize independent judgment;
  • Ability to exercise good judgment;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality;
  • Ability to work effectively with elected officials, department heads, employees, vendors and the public;
  • Ability to work as part of a team to accomplish goals.


  • This position is required to learn and assist in the property tax collection process including property tax billing, collection, and distribution process to include tax cancelations, adjustments, segregations, and tax document printing;
  • This position is subject to the blackout dates during peak property tax collection period.
  • Work is performed primarily in an office environment and the employee in this class is subject to inside environmental conditions;
  • May be required to lift up to 20 lbs.;
  • Requires sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, which permits the employee to function in a general office environment to accomplish tasks.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the primary job responsibilities satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being assigned to this job. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of individuals in the job. This job description is not an employment agreement and/or an expressed or implied employment contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. Ada County provides Veteran’s Preference for all County jobs except for those deemed “key positions” in accordance with Title 65, Chapter 5 of Idaho Code.

Expected salary: $70000 per year

Location: Boise, ID

Job date: Sat, 07 May 2022 23:13:48 GMT

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