Contract and Finance Coordinator

Jeffco Public Library
Job Description
SALARY: $53,922.00 - $68,840.22 Annually
 
OPENING DATE: 07/09/18
 
CLOSING DATE: 07/22/18 11:00 PM
 
DIVISION: Library
 
DEPARTMENT: Library
 
 
PURPOSE:
 
 
OUR PROMISE
 
Jefferson County Public Library will always be here to connect you to the people, ideas and inspiration for whatever's next in life.  Define your destination, and we'll help you get there.  So you can always be learning. Always be creating. And always be discovering something new.
 
MISSION
We help to build an educated and vibrant community by providing equal access to information and opportunities.
 
VISION
We will be the essential destination where all generations connect, discover, and create.
 
VALUES
We serve with care; everyone is welcome here. We meet you where you are, give you our full attention, and strive to exceed your expectations.
Our core values are Innovation, Accountability, and Excellence.
 
Job seeker: Are you an enthusiastic and persistent problem solver? Do you enjoy crafting the perfect terms and conditions for your contracts and then following the project budget through to completion? If so, this could be the right position for you! Jefferson County Public Library is looking for a Contracts and Finance Coordinator to join our dynamic and supportive Finance team.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Be our expert resource in contract administration/compliance, contract development and renewal services.
Manage contract details and performance of vendors; develop contracts and ensure our contract details match county attorney requirements. Negotiate terms when necessary. Manage RFP evaluation and vendor selection process.
Develop and assist with the development of RFPs. Be the point person for all library contracts.
Responsible for fiscal monitoring, processing financial transactions, cost control and performing reconciliations.
Liaison with staff, management, and external stakeholders in the development of contract language and other contract management processes and/or protocols.
Communicate frequently with staff regarding resources and updating of ongoing services.
 
 
Process receivables and payables with accuracy.
Provide training, information and support to library staff on revenue processing and cash handling.
Be an active member of the Finance team.
 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration or an equivalent combination of education and related work experience.
Minimum of 3 years work experience with contracts and financial support. Experience with government contracts and finance is preferred.
Strong analytical skills in areas of budget expenditures, remediation, and reconciliation. Intermediate skills in reading, math and writing required.
Demonstrated experience working within accounting software. Experience with JD Edwards financial software desirable.
Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with strong verbal/written interpersonal communication skills as well as organizational skills.
 
 
 
 
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Must be available to work some evenings, weekends and minor holidays.
Offer of employment contingent on criminal history check and education verification.
 
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APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILLED OUT ONLINE AT:
http://www.jeffco.us/jobs
 
OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
100 Jefferson County Parkway, #4530 (303-271-8400)
200 Jefferson County Pkwy (Sheriff - 303-271-5332) Golden, CO 80419
(303) 271-8400 careertalent@jeffco.us
 
An Equal Opportunity Employer