Director of Finance

Recruitment #211008-UNCD-214


This posting is for one vacancy with Finance Division in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

All selected applicants shall be required to complete a successful background check and fingerprinting.

All applicants currently employed with the Department of Public Safety will need to submit a copy of their two (2) most recent Performance Management Processes (PMPs) with their application.

Director of Finance

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.
• Supervises accounting functions and staff or 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.
• Supervises and maintains all Finance Division purchases and budgetary processes.
• Maintains personnel records or supervises personnel staff; conducts employment interviews.
• Supervises and is 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.

Minimum Qualifications:
Requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, economics, accounting or finance; or an equivalent combination of education and experience in one of the above areas.


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