Budget and Fiscal Planning Manager

Recruitment #220629-UNCD-130

Introduction

Budget and Fiscal Planning Manager

Position Description:
Plans, directs and supervises fiscal operations and budgetary functions relating to the agency’s $8 billion budget.  Develops and oversees systems, procedures, and staff necessary to accurately record, track, and report revenues and expenditures for the administration and operations of the agency.  Plans and directs operational or financial audits and other reviews to insure financial accountability, insure compliance with established standards, and enhance agency operating procedures.  Directs the preparation of financial statements and reports; reviews and approves obligations and expenditures as needed. Establishes necessary fiscal controls to insure appropriate accountability for revenues and expenditures.

The incumbent will have specialized knowledge in Medicaid and Medicare cost principles and will be able to analyze data to project expenditure growth and revenue forecasting for the Medicaid Program.  The incumbent will be required to participate in top level management meetings and make recommendations to executive staff regarding budget impact of administrative changes.

PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES
*Maximizes state dollars through the use of grants and enhanced federal funding.  Supervises the preparation and submission of financial documents required by grantors and the Federal government.  
*Supervises the preparation of budget requests, operating budgets and financial documents in accordance with state and federal accounting and reporting requirements and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.  Consults with program directors on budgetary needs.
*Audits expenditures to insure compliance with agency or grant directives and CMS guidelines.  Investigates errors and assists in corrections.  Reports findings to CFO or other agency leadership.
*Prepares fiscal impact analysis of proposed legislation; prepares summary data and justification of budgetary programs.
*Assists in the development and maintenance of fiscal reporting methods, in long-range fiscal planning and in the development and implementation of fiscal policies and procedures.
*Observes financial activities through periodic reports and administrative reviews; supervises subordinate personnel and develops controls to assure accountability for financial operations and policy implementation.
*Reviews and analyzes information from studies and projects for immediate long-range development; advises subordinates, supervisors and other interested groups of the proper interpretation of laws, policies and procedures; participates in top level management meetings involving the formulation, development and effectuation of financial policy regulations, and in recommending the development or modification of policy to further refine and effect a more efficient and sophisticated operation.
*Represents the Oklahoma Health Care Authority at various meetings, including meetings with other agencies; plans and develops cooperative state-wide financial policies and procedures for services supplied by all agencies.

TRAVEL: Travel on an “as needed” basis.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  This position has supervisory responsibilities.

Accommodation Statement:
The Oklahoma Health Care Authority complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, disability, age, national origin, or genetic information. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Civil Rights Coordinator at 405-522-7335.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

KNOWLEDGE AND BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS
QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

Knowledge of federal and state laws, rules, regulations and policies related to budget and other fiscal principles and practices; of the methods and techniques of public and business administration; and of financial theory and analytical principles and practices. Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to meet deadlines, handles confidential data, deal with multiple projects and maintain composure when dealing with difficult individuals or situations.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a closely related field including twelve (12) semester hours in Accounting or Mathematics AND
- Four (4) years of professional experience in budgeting, accounting, auditing, or finance OR
- An equivalent combination of education and experience totaling eight (8) years.

PREFERENCE MAY BE GIVEN TO APPLICANTS WITH:
- Advanced degree in accounting, finance or a closely related field
- Experience in governmental accounting
- Experience in analyzing complex financial trends and data.

NOTES

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