OMMA Chief Financial Officer

Recruitment #220513-D33D-01


The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to leading Oklahoma to prosperity through health. Our mission is to protect and promote health, prevent disease and injury, and cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can thrive. We value respect, collaboration, and service.

OSDH is seeking a full time Chief Financial Officer providing support to Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority. This is a state employee position, located in Oklahoma City, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits packet, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents.  For more information about the benefit allowance, follow this link  Plan Year 2022. The annual salary for this position is based on education and experience.

Position Summary:
This position is responsible for overseeing the financial activities and procurement needs of the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA).

Position Responsibilities / Essential Functions
*Manage the budgeting system and development of the annual operating and capital budgets, including ongoing tracking and reporting.
*Set and manage financial control and assurance activities.
*Oversee the preparation of reports regarding the financial status of the OMMA.
*Oversee accounting activity including cash flow management, accounts receivable/payable, and payroll.
*Oversee procurement activity including setting standards on process, managing purchasing in alignment with State policies, and driving vendor compliance.
*Other duties as assigned.

Other Duties
• Demonstrates knowledge of and supports mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.
• Works effectively in team environment, participating and assisting their peers.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This position supervises other employees and managers.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Valued Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
*Practiced leader and manager with a proven record of delivering high quality outcomes in a fast-paced and complex environment.
*Highly organized and process-oriented.
*Track record of providing impeccable financial reports.
*Deep understanding of procurement processes.
*Ability to develop an Enterprise Risk Management approach to manage internal and external risks.
*Strong understanding of relevant regulations and laws pertaining to state agency finance department.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit.  The employee is required to use hands and arms.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



A bachelor’s degree in a field substantially related to the finance, including but not limited to Law, Public Health, Health Care Administration, Business Administration, Accounting, Public Administration, Finance, Economics, Computer Science; AND nine (9) years of relevant administrative and/or management experience.
Preferred experience will be in the area of management and administration related to the oversight of a large, complex financial system.

Preference will be given for individual applicants who possess an advanced degree, and/or are currently professionally licensed or certified in a field of professional endeavor relevant to financial administration, including but not limited to: Public Health, Health Care Administration, Business Administration, Accounting, Public Administration, Finance, Economics, or Computer Science.


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.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.