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Business Manager

Join the team at the Denver Auditor’s Office!

Denver has an independently‐elected Auditor to serve as a check and balance on Denver’s “strong mayor” form of government. Timothy M. O’Brien, CPA, is Denver’s 24th Auditor, elected in 2015 and running unopposed in 2019 for a four‐year term. The Auditor’s Office is responsible for internal audit services and prevailing wage enforcement. Our work is performed on behalf of everyone who cares about the city, including its residents, workers and decision‐makers. Please see denverauditor.org to learn more about our work and our people.

We are seeking a Business Manager. As an appointee member of the executive team of the Auditor’s Office, the Business Manager is a key role in the 3 divisions, 65‐person office, helping us achieve our mission and goals. Essential skills include strong communication, ethical and leadership skills, friendly and professional collaboration, good project management ability, attention to detail and quality.

Under the direction of the Deputy Auditor, and working with the Director of Contracts and Accountability, the Communications Director and other office leaders, the Business Manager’s primary responsibilities include:

 Financial management and tracking other performance metrics
 Coordinate completion of the annual budget
 Coordinate external contract payments and renewals
 Ensure all office policies for employee management, operations, and internal controls are adequately documented and easily accessible, aligned with office mission and goals, and updated in a timely manner
 Work with the Human Resources Manager and office administrative staff to ensure procedures and resources are in place to support policies
 Ensure compliance with city policies for IT hardware and software security, financial reporting and procurement
 As needed, attend community events for equipment setup, community engagement efforts and presentation assistance when the Communications Director is unable to attend
 Work with Communications Director to coordinate vendors and printing orders through purchase orders and project estimates
 As needed, coordinate office projects such as facility improvements
 Other projects and assignments as needed

Desired Skills and Experience:

 Financial and operational management of an office within a large entity, government experience is a plus
 Strong Excel skills, familiarity with Workday is a plus
 Business degree. CPA a plus

The Auditor’s Office is a dynamic environment that seeks innovative ideas that promote effective, efficient, and accountable government while maintaining the highest level of integrity. We offer competitive pay and excellent work/life balance. Our benefits package includes a defined benefit pension plan (with mandatory employer and employee contributions) and an optional defined contribution plan, a generous PTO program, subsidized RTD Eco Pass, 10 holidays plus 1 personal holiday per year, and six medical insurance plan options. Depending on the medical insurance plan selected, the City and County of Denver’s employer portion ranges from 74% to 94.5% of the combined premium.

Please submit your resume, qualifications and employment history to auditor@denverauditor.org. Please also let us know where you heard about our job.  


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