Tuesday , July 5 2022

State of Texas Careers For Chief Financial Officer

Job Description:

Performs highly advanced (senior-level) managerial work as the Chief Financial Officer providing direction and guidance in strategic operations and planning. Work involves providing strategic direction, establishing goals and objectives; overseeing the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and guidelines; establishing priorities, standards, and measurement tools for determining progress in meeting goals; coordinating and evaluating program activities and/or business functions; and reviewing and approving budgets within the Chief Financial division and for the agency as a whole. Supervises the work of others.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the preparation of and approval of each department’s annual budget.
  • Has direct supervision of financial and management administrative staff.
  • Oversees the planning, implementation, coordination and evaluation of each financial divisions.
  • Oversees and is responsible for the accuracy of all of the agency’s financial reporting.
  • Oversees and advises executive staff and program management on the financial status and progress of DFPS programs and informs them regarding potential and actual financial areas of interest or concern.
  • Oversees and prepares the agency budget including approving all major agency expenditures.
  • Responsible to ensure all financial reporting is accurate and complete.
  • Oversees and submits timely financial and statistical reports as requested or required by both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develops and maintains system for fiscal responsibility and ensuring funding sources are met. accountability within the agency.
  • Develops and/or oversees the implementation of long-range and short-term plans.
  • Directs the strategic operations of the all of the agency’s financial divisions.
  • Directs the development of legislative appropriations requests, annual operating budgets, fiscal notes, and cost estimates.
  • Oversees all budgeting and financial issues in the agency.
  • Develops and maintains systems to ensure the requirements of each funding source is met and funds are used for their intended purpose(s).

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of state and federal funding streams, budgeting, cost allocation methodologies, including related federal circulars.
  • Knowledge of state government accounting and budgeting principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of relevant state and federal law particularly with the legislative appropriations process.
  • Knowledge of State of Texas legislative processes and initiatives.
  • Knowledge of state and federal laws related to department programs.
  • Knowledge of strategic planning, the budget process, cost recovery, financial and contract management.
  • Knowledge of the principles of leadership and how to deal with various leadership styles.
  • Knowledge of state agency information technology, legal processes, and other business services.
  • Skill in budget preparation, monitoring and control.
  • Skill in strategic planning and executing and evaluating complex programs, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Skill in managing multiple and competing priorities.

Job Details:

Company: State Of Texas

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Austin, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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