Financial Manager/Comptroller III

Procurement Director

Recruitment #200319-D33C-I02



The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries.

OSDH is seeking a full time Financial Manager/Comptroller III providing support to the Oklahoma Health Department. This is a classified position (PIN#34000719) in state government, located in Oklahoma City, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive
Benefits Package, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependentsFor more information about the benefit allowance [click here]The annual salary for this position is $80,000 to $93,000.00 based on education and experience.

Position Description:
Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is seeking a full time Procurement Director to support OSDH operations.  This position will be directly responsible for the agency acquisition of goods and services, maintaining a strategic and efficient approach to procurement in accordance with agency policy, state and federal laws and regulations. This position oversees the Procurement Division of Financial Services comprised of a CPO certified staff.

Preferred Qualifications:
Seven or more years managing a Procurement Division of 10+ staff with contracts totaling over 100 million.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
This position is set in an office environment.  While performing the duties of the job, employees are frequently required to stand, walk, lift, and reach.  Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position.


Positions in this job family are assigned responsibility for planning and directing financial accounting, budgeting, auditing, investments, cash management and other fiscal operations and functions.  This includes directing staff activities in maintaining, analyzing and reporting financial accounting data, developing appropriate accounting systems, establishing necessary financial controls, approving various expenditures and obligations, planning and conducting internal and external audits, developing budget work programs and recommendations concerning appropriations, and similar functions.  Some positions may also be assigned responsibility for directing other agency functions, such as Administration, Personnel, or Procurement and Supply.


The Financial Manager/Comptroller job family has four levels which are distinguished by the complexity and accountability for directing fiscal and accounting operations of limited, moderate or large size and scope or assisting in the direction or supervision of such functions.

Level III: 
At this level employees are assigned responsibility for assisting in the direction of the fiscal operations and accounting activities of an agency which is large in size and scope or in managing multi-agency or statewide financial programs.  This may include those with an FTE authorization of more than 700, a budget or financial accounting or management responsibilities exceeding fifteen million dollars or an accounting staff of more than ten employees.  Employees at this level will function as an assistant comptroller or assistant director of the Finance Department with responsibility for providing direction to other division and section managers in providing required fiscal and financial services.


Level III:     
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelors degree in accounting, business, public administration or a closely related field and five years of experience in professional accounting or auditing or closely related work, including two years in a supervisory or administrative capacity,  or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one additional year of professional accounting or auditing experience for each year of the required education.



If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. 

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.


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