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Title:  Financial Manager I - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  10/21/2021
Req ID:  21729
Department:  Environmental Conservation
Location: 

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $27.20

Overview

VTDEC is seeking an organized, detail-oriented professional to join our Fund Management Team as a Financial Manager I. The ideal candidate will have the ability to effectively communicate and contribute to a team as well as work independently to produce accurate, high-quality reports and data analysis. Duties will include administering and monitoring federal grants, special funds, settlements, and other funds managed by VTDEC. This includes but is not limited to preparation and analysis of financial reports, statements, and budgets. 

This position will specifically be managing funds related to the American Rescue Plan Act. This person will be an important member of the Fund Management Team within the Financial Operations Section of the Administration and Innovation Division and will interact and manage relationships with internal and external agencies, employees, and stakeholders. Prior experience with grants, contracts, VISION (the State's Oracle-based accounting system), VTHR (the State's HR/payroll system), federal codified law including 2 CFR 200, along with advanced Excel and financial management skills are preferred. 

A self-motivated, well-rounded leader with excellent project management skills would be a great fit for this position. We operate in a team-oriented, continuously improving environment in which the Financial Manager will become an important contributor.

Who May Apply

This position, Financial Manager I - Limited Service (Job Requisition #21729), is open to all State employees and external applicants. It is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs. 
 
If you would like more information about the duration of this position or other details, please contact Lindsay Carey at Lindsay.Carey@vermont.gov.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.

 

Beginning September 15, 2021, State of Vermont Executive Branch employees must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be subject to regular COVID-19 testing and masking requirements.

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Environmental Factors

Work is performed in a standard office setting.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in accounting or a bachelor's degree in any discipline that includes or is supplemented by 20 credit hours in accounting AND two (2) years or more of professional level accounting, budgeting, fiscal auditing, fiscal analysis, federal program fiscal administration or other professional level fiscal operations experience which has included experience managing programs, funding sources or staff.

OR

Bachelor's degree in any discipline AND four (4) years or more of professional level accounting, budgeting, fiscal auditing, fiscal analysis, federal program fiscal administration or other professional level fiscal operations experience which has included experience managing programs, funding sources or staff.

OR

Associate's degree AND six (6) years or more of professional level accounting, budgeting, fiscal auditing, fiscal analysis, federal program fiscal administration or other professional level fiscal operations experience which has included experience managing programs, funding sources or staff.

OR

High School diploma AND eight (8) years or more of professional level accounting, budgeting, fiscal auditing, fiscal analysis, federal program fiscal administration or other professional level fiscal operations experience which has included experience managing programs, funding sources or staff.

OR

One year as a Financial Administrator III with the State of Vermont.

OR

Certification as a CPA.

For some positions preference may be given to applicants with supervisory or management experience.

Special Requirements

For some positions experience working with the VISION system (VISION is the State of Vermont PeopleSoft financial management system) may be required.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.


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