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Introduction

This Fiscal Administrative Manager 2 position is located in the Division of Contract Administration, Negotiations/Agreements Section in the Bureau of Finance and Administration. This full time position is responsible for overseeing the administration of approximately $440,000,000 in consultant fees and the execution of 450+ agreements annually.

The incumbent will supervise a team that consists of (2) Fiscal Aministrative Supervisors, (2) Associate Fiscal Administrative Officers, (4) Fiscal Administrative Officers in the preparation, review and processing of Personal Service Agreements, Consultant Agreements for various types of professional services, as well as various other agreements including grants, rights of way, leases, licences, railroads, transit services and unique/complex agreements (muti-state agreements).

Selection Plan

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current state employee, who has permanent state status and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening.  You must specify your qualifications on your application. 

Please ensure that your application is complete and have included a resume within the "Resume Tab" of your application.

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Jennifer Brame at Jennifer.Brame@ct.gov, (860) 594-3116.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency, facility or institution this class is accountable for directing a variety of complex and voluminous fiscal and administrative functions with major emphasis on fiscal administration.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

  • Interpret and supervise the creation of department policies and regulations as they relate to agreements.
  • Conduct independent research to stay current of the latest laws, rules, policies, regulations, pending legislation as they relate to agreements.
  • Interpret and create new agreement language.
  • Supervise and perform independent legal research.
  • Prepare/review/clear draft agreements for signature and review and provide interpretations of agreement provisions and laws/regulations.  Respond to consultants/second parties regarding agreement provisions and negotiate changes to agreement language as necessary.
  • Act as liaison between the department, consultants, consultant’s legal representation, second parties, internal legal staff, and State’s Attorney General’s Office.
  • Oversee the preparation of  supplemental, amended and restated agreements as necessary updating all appropriate agreement language. 
  • Ensure that all Attorney General’s required provisions and standards are incorporated in agreements.
  • Supervise the maintenance of  agreements records/files. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of public administration with special reference to governmental budget management and governmental accounting; knowledge of principles and procedures of personnel, payroll, purchasing, grant administration and contract administration; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to understand and apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable ability in preparation and analysis of financial and statistical reports; ability to utilize EDP systems for financial management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Ten (10) years of experience in a combination of fiscal/administrative functions (e.g. accounting, accounts examining, budget management, grants administrative, personnel, payroll, purchasing) at least one (1) of which must be an accounting function. Descriptions of these fiscal/administrative functions are attached.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been supervising professional level staff. For state employees this is the level of Fiscal/Administrative Supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.

2. A Master's degree in public administration, business administration or accounting may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

NOTE ON UNCLASSIFIED APPOINTMENTS: Appointments to the Unclassified Service will be made in accordance with sections of the Connecticut General Statutes related to the specific positions.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge or experience in the development and administration of complex agreements and/or contracts.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.







The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.