Iowa Department of Administrative Services Chief Financial Officer in Des Moines, Iowa
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer
$99,132.80 - $154,814.40 Annually
Des Moines - 50319 - Polk County, IA
401 Dept of Human Services - Central Office
6/24/2021 11:59 PM Central
Point of Contact
Please send your resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
This is a non-merit position with the Iowa Department of Human Services, Candidates must follow the instructions in the "To Apply" section.
Positions in this class are exempt from the screening and referral requirements of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Human Resources Enterprise.
Only applicants who meet the Minimum Qualification Requirements and meet all selective requirements will be placed on the eligible list.
The Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) is the largest agency in the Iowa Executive Branch. DHS operates approximately a $7 billion dollar budget and provides services to more than 1 million Iowans. The Department is comprised of several divisions, which provide critical services to nearly 1 in 4 Iowans. Services include Iowa Medicaid, food assistance, adult and child protective services, community-based mental health and disability services, mental health institutes and facilities that serve individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
DHS is a mission-driven organization, which works every day to help Iowans live healthy independent lives. The work is rewarding and challenging. Come to work with an agency that truly makes a difference.
Minorities, women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. (Hearing and Speech Impaired – Relay Iowa 1-800-735-2942 TDD). DHS values those with ‘lived experience and encourages individuals who were in the DHS system to apply.
Manages all aspects of financial management.
Develops and presents information to legislators and the administration.
Leads and directs the Bureau of Budget and Planning which includes budget preparation and implementation; strategic issue response; projection analysis; and federal and state compliance.
Oversees the Bureau of Accounting Services, which includes accurate, efficient and compliant processes; state and federal reporting requirements; and key issue identification and resolution.
Provides leadership of annual state and federal audits.
Responsible for strategic financial consultations to the Director, Chief Operating Officer and Division Administrators
Agency representative with the Department of Management, Legislative Services Agency and other legislative staff.
A successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to:
Work closely with the agency COO and division administrators on all fiscal matters.
Communicate strategic financial direction effectively with all levels of leadership.
Ensure compliance with all applicable standards, rules and regulations.
Think critically, with strong business acumen and visionary leadership.
Show demonstrated experience in leading teams.
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and the position will remain open until filled.
Our agency uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.
6 months’ experience, 12 semester hours, or a combination of both in one or in a combination of the following areas: accounting, auditing, budgeting, economics, or finance.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:
1) Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university and experience equal to seven years of full-time management-level work in finance, human resources, engineering, law, social work, regulation, data processing, or program research or evaluation.
2) Eleven years of full-time management-level work experience in finance, human resources, engineering, law, social work, regulation, data processing, or program research or evaluation.
3) All of the following (a and b):
a. Seven years of full-time management-level work experience in finance, human resources, engineering, law, social work, regulation, data processing, or program research or evaluation; and
b. A combination of a total of four years of education and full-time experience (as described in part a), where thirty semester hours of accredited college or university course work in any field equals one year of full-time experience. Graduation from the Iowa Certified Public Manager Program is also equivalent to one year of full-time experience or education.
4) All of the following (a, b, and c):
a. Five years of full-time management-level work experience in finance, human resources, engineering, law, social work, regulation, data processing, or program research or evaluation; and
b. A combination of a total of four years of education and full-time experience (as described in part a), where thirty semester hours of accredited college or university course work in any field equals one year of full-time experience; and
c. A combination of a total of two years of graduate-level education and full-time experience (as described in part a), where twenty-four semester hours of accredited graduate college or university course work in a public-service-related area (e.g., public or business administration, social work, law, education, engineering) equals one year of full-time experience. Graduation from the Iowa Certified Public Manager Program is also equivalent to one year of full-time experience or education.
5) Current, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes one year of full-time work as a Public Service Manager 1, Public Service Manager 2, or comparable specific management-level position.
For additional information, please click on this link to view the job description. (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/class_and_pay/JobClassDescriptions/PublicServiceExecutive-00787-80787.pdf)
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We take our responsibilities and the public trust very seriously. We are committed to delivering the services that matter most to the people of Iowa. If you have the skills, the commitment and the desire to make a difference, then we invite you to explore the career opportunities available with the State of Iowa.
State government is one of the largest employers in Iowa, and also one of the most diverse. From state trooper to nurse to engineer, the state offers a wide variety of career opportunities.
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