Director of Finance

Recruitment #210105-UNCD-02


This posting is for one (1) vacancy for the Director of Finance in the Finance Division.
This is an unclassified position with the Department of Public Safety.
This position does not allow teleworking.

Basic Purpose
The position assigned to this job is responsible for the direction, coordination and management of all phases of the professional finance and accounting functions for the agency.

Typical Functions
• Plans, organizes and directs agency, institution or facility business functions; establishes and maintains accounting procedures and fiscal reporting requirements.
• Analyzes expenditures and other financial data; prepares monthly operations reports, financial statements, schedules, and statistical data to include, but not limited to fiscal year end GAAP reports, Certified Fund reports and monthly OMES Form 11 – Agency Clearing Account Report.
• Provides support to the Comptroller to include strategic planning, reports and special projects.
• Maintains accounting records; responsible for completion of various business reports, and payment of invoices and other expense vouchers. 
• Supervises accounting functions and staff responsible for the depository processes for all incoming revenues and/or fines; maintains personnel; conducts employment interviews.
• Supervises and maintains all Finance Division purchases and budgetary processes.
• Serves as the main agency contact for the annual financial audit working directly with the State Auditor’s Office.
• Co-signs various check vouchers for refunds on overpayments, Asset Forfeiture vouchers to law enforcement entities, state agency revenue transfers, etc.
• Serves on agency Asset Forfeiture Committee and Contract Committee.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of processes and principles of management and administration; of governmental budgeting, accounting and purchasing processes and principles; of gathering and analyzing data; of planning, composing and editing of department policies and procedures; of state and federal laws, rules, and regulations affecting the assigned areas; of the application of such laws, rules, and regulations at a public or governmental agency; of the legislative process; of business communications.  Knowledge of and skill in the use of appropriate information technology.  Ability to research and analyze complex information and formulate operational and lawful practices, policies, and procedures related to assigned areas; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to influence others; to establish and maintain effective working relationships; ability to plan, organize and direct multiple projects simultaneously; to manage and administer multiple, complex functions.

Education and Experience
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and six (6) years of professional progressive experience, two (2) years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.


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Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.