Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Assistant Chief of Fiscal/Administrative Services

Recruitment #190205-0129MP-001

Introduction

Do you want to be part of an organization focused on excellence in customer service and industry best practices?

-A position which manages the fiscal sustainability at the Department of Revenue Services (DRS) while facing fiscal challenges.

-A position that is the liaison to DRS Senior Management and the Office of Policy and Management (OPM).

The State of Connecticut, Department of Revenue Services is accepting applications for a position that is just that opportunity. It is the Assistant Chief of Fiscal/Administrative Services within our Bureau of Administration.

At DRS, our mission is to instill public confidence in the integrity and fairness of tax collection; achieve the highest level of voluntary taxpayer compliance; continuously improve agency performance; contribute to the fiscal and economic well-being of the state; and provide a positive and professional workplace. We strive to be leaner, flatter, smarter and more focused by taxpayer services than ever before. We strive every day to be efficient, effective, honest, transparent and fair. We try to be sure the voice of taxpayers is heard and that we understand the impact of our actions on their lives and businesses.  

This opportunity  is located at our primary location of 450 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT., easily accessible to all major highways.

The position is first shift, 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday. 

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

Candidates who do not submit the required documents above will not be considered.

Questions about these required documents should be directed to the hiring agency's human resources office: Kylee Green at (860) 297-5734 or kylee.green@po.state.ct.us.  

Selection Plan

This position is competitive.

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

*For employees in the classified service, permanent status is obtained after successful completion of a working test period.  For employees in the unclassified service, permanent status is obtained after serving in a position for at least six months (full-time or full-time equivalent).

NOTE: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. 

 

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency, this class is accountable for assisting in the administration of the administrative programs and operations of the agency.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Assists in the direction of staff and operations of fiscal management functions including budget preparation and management, accounting and financial reporting and analysis; assists in coordinating, planning and managing activities;  formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in development of related policy; reviews fiscal and administrative operations for effectiveness and compliance with statutory requirements and agency policies and procedures; acts as liaison both internally within the state and externally; evaluates staff; directs or assists in the direction of budget management function; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of unit who might impact on program activities; advises agency head regarding fiscal and administrative matters; assists EDP experts in planning and implementation of financial aspects of EDP systems; utilizes EDP systems for financial records, reports and analyses; prepares programmatic fiscal/administrative analysis and impact statements on proposed regulations and legislation; in addition to directing fiscal/administrative functions may direct support services such as maintenance, duplicating services, switchboard, mailroom, food services, security and housekeeping; in a facility or institution, in addition to the above, may ensure conformance with related standards of JCAH, OSHA, Environmental Protection and other regulatory agencies; may direct a program of internal and/or external audit; performs related duties as required.

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. See addendum for descriptions of these fiscal/administrative functions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been supervising professional level staff. For State employees, this is at or above 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

·       Degree in Business, Accounting or Finance.

·       Strong working experience with CORE- CT Financial Modules.

·       Experience working directly with general principles of government accounting and budgeting, including but not limited to, analysis of personnel services budget and both operating and capital matters impacting government finances.

        Preparing budgetary, financial and/or legislative reports.

·       Experience in establishment and implementation of financial and management policies and procedures.

·       Experience in establishment and implementation of procurement and contract policies and procedures.

·       Experience in process improvement methods to increase operational efficiency and effectiveness.

·       Background in Microsoft Office, with excellent knowledge of Excel and Word.

·       Proven leadership skills exercising and promoting accountability, including the ability to resolve conflict and communicate effectively.

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.