Steve Jenkins

Title: 
Budget Director
Organization: 
City of Chesapeake, VA
Bio: 

EXPERIENCE
2010 – PRESENT
BUDGET DIRECTOR, CITY OF CHESAPEAKE
Primarily responsible for development of annual operating and capital budgets for a City of 250,000 residents and over 4,000 employees. This requires working with executive team and department heads to identify priorities, service requirements and available resources necessary to finance annual and long-term capital plans.

1996 – 2010
BUDGET AND FINANCE DIRECTOR, SEVERAL SCHOOL DIVISIONS
Primarily responsible for developing annual budgets and financial reporting. Also responsible for supervision of accounts payable, payroll, risk management, facility maintenance, and school food services.

1988-1996
GRANTS ACCOUNTANT/COORDINATOR, NORFOLK PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Responsible for grant reimbursement and reporting, decentralization of accounting and purchasing functions, preparation of annual financial reporting, and modernizing accounting system.

EARLIER
CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT, SEVERAL LOCAL FIRMS
Provided accounting and tax services to small businesses. Clients ranged from medium sized firms requiring audit services to sole proprietors with less than 10 employees. Services included review and compilation of financial statements, preparation of short and long-term projections, and advising clients on financial and tax matters.

EDUCATION

  • MASTERS PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY
  • BACHELORS, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY

SKILLS

  • Financial management
  • Financial and Budget reporting
  • Prioritization of activities and projects
  • Service based costing