Fiscal Manager

City of San Antonio
Full Time 30 or more per week $85,896 - $128,844 Per year TX Henry B. González Convention Center, 900 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States


Under administrative direction, is responsible for managing, directing, and coordinating financial, accounting, and related administrative functions for the department. Working conditions are primarily in an office environment. Exercises direct supervision over assigned staff.

This position is an "unclassified" position and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission.  This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.

Work Location
900 E. Market St.

Work Schedule
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Monday - Friday

Essential Job Functions

  • Administers and manages the fiscal operations division.
  • Interviews, selects, supervises, develops, evaluates, counsels, and if necessary, disciplines personnel according to established COSA policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Assists in developing financial plans to acquire revenues to cover the department's operations, debts, and major construction projects.
  • Assists in the preparation of the fiscal budget and monitors all expenditures of the department.
  • Manages the accounting functions to ensure proper control and recording of financial transactions.
  • Reviews the department's ordinances to be submitted to City Council.
  • Assists in developing departmental policies and procedures which affect budget, accounting, and other financial transactions.
  • Manages continuous improvement of internal accounting and administrative controls for the safeguarding of the City's assets.
  • Serves as liaison among divisions, departments, and outside groups having an interest in financial matters.
  • Manages the development of financial analysis and advises on forecasting of revenue and expenditures.
  • Assists in contract negotiations and manages contracting functions and claims resolutions.
  • Manages customer service function responsible for collection of fees and rates.
  • Assists in adherence to all applicable fiscal policies and procedures.
  • Provides technical guidance and direction, and coordinates training for departmental staff on an on-going basis.
  • Coordinates the completion of major special projects as directed by the Department Fiscal Administrator.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Five (5) years of experience in budgeting and fiscal operations, to include two (2) years of management or supervisory responsibility.
Applicant Information
  • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing.  Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
  • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application. 
  • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months.  One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
  • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks.  If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting systems.
  • Knowledge of planning and research principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of administrative and management practices.
  • Ability to operate a computer keyboard and other basic office equipment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and the general public.
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate accounting and financial problems, documents and reports.
  • Ability to provide technical and professional advice and direction to subordinate staff.