Title:  Financial Director IV

Application Deadline Date:  07/25/2024
Req ID:  50326
Department:  Corrections
Location: 

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $43.60

Overview

The Vermont Department of Corrections is seeking a visionary financial leader who is seated on the department's Executive Leadership Team.  This candidate will play a critical role in informing decision making, resource planning, and crafting strategic direction while ensuring the fiscal stability of the department.  A successful candidate will have a track record of collaboration, complex budget development and monitoring, cost analysis, risk management, and a leadership style that is dynamic and innovative.

 

As of July 14, 2024 the step 1 rate for pay grade 31 will be $45.40 per hour.

Who May Apply

This position, Financial Director IV (Job Requisition #50326), is open to all State employees and external applicants.


If you would like more information about this position, please contact Kristin.Calver@vermont.gov.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.


Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting but some travel will require private means of transportation. Duties may require extensive time outside of normal work hours. Incumbent will be expected to attend public meetings and hearings and to testify before the Legislature. A wide diversity of opinion and emotions can be anticipated for which diplomacy and tact will be required.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in accounting, business or public administration or a related field AND four (4) years of professional level accounting, budgeting, fiscal auditing, fiscal analysis, federal program fiscal administration or other professional level fiscal operations experience including managing a major fiscal program or operation.

 

OR

 

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 seven (7) years of professional level accounting, budgeting, fiscal auditing, fiscal analysis, federal program fiscal administration or other professional level fiscal operations experience which has included managing a major fiscal program or operation.

 

OR

 

Three (3) years or more as a Financial Director III with the State of Vermont.

Special Requirements

1) For some positions experience working with VISION system (VISION is the State of Vermont PeopleSoft financial management system) may be required. 2) Preference may be given to applicants with experience managing large fiscal operations. 3) For some positions preference may be given to applicants with a master's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or other specific degree program. 4) For some positions preference may be given to applicants with a CPA (or similar certification).

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 and a dental plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan
  • State Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FMLI)
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • 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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