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Title:  Financial Manager I

Application Deadline Date:  05/25/2022
Req ID:  33901
Department:  Human Services Agency
Location: 

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $27.20

Overview

The Agency of Human Services Central Office Grants Management Unit is seeking a Financial Manager I to assist in the oversight and accounting for over 280 federal grants totaling $1.6 billion in federal revenue. 

 

About the Grants Management Unit:
The Grants Management Unit seeks to maximize federal revenue available to the Agency of Human Services (AHS) by ensuring compliance with the Cash Management Improvement Act (CMIA) on weekly draws, managing the Agency's Public Assistance Cost Allocation Plan (PACAP), and coordinating fiscal year close-out activities, including reporting required in the annual Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (SEFA).

 

About the Position:
The Financial Manager I will be responsible for weekly draws on the Agency's federal grants, quarterly reconciling draws, quarterly review of department sections of the Public Assistance Cost Allocation Plan, and quarterly entry of federal receipts into the Agency's internal federal funds accounting system. Additionally, this position is responsible for interfacing with the six departments within AHS on grant inquiries. Interaction with federal partners for five federal payment systems is also required. This position reports to the Financial Manager III on the Grants Management Unit team. This is a full-time position located in Waterbury, Vermont with opportunities for hybrid telework. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and comfortable working on solo and team projects, and have advanced proficiency in Excel.

Who May Apply

This position, Financial Manager I (Job Requisition #33901), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact candace.elmquist@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.

 

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

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
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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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