|Job Description :
||The Deputy Director (Director II) performs advanced (senior-level) managerial work providing direction and guidance for the Operations Support and Oversight area. Assists in establishing departments strategic goals and objectives, along with managing the department’s annual business planning function and operational improvement initiatives. Oversees the development and reporting of department performance measures and internal business functions, in collaboration with other department areas. Directs and provides executive reporting on post payment audit oversight of agency payment processing functions and serves as the department audit coordinator. Supervises the work of others and works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.
Essential Job Functions:
Provides leadership, direction and guidance in an array of highly advanced and complex accounting functions, including but not limited to vendor management, warrant distribution, post payment audit oversight, department performance reporting and automated system operations. (30%)
Plans, develops, evaluates and implements accounting policies for Operations Support and Oversight in accordance with GAAP/GASB and applicable state and federal rules, regulations and agency policies. (20%)
Plans, develops and documents the department’s Annual Business Plan, in collaboration with other department areas. Directs, monitors and reports on department operational improvement initiatives. (20%)
Facilitates the department federal and state audit activities and serves as the Department Audit Coordinator. (20%)
Provides complex technical assistance to others on policies, procedures, rules, regulations, standards, or requirements. (5%)
Represents the agency by making presentations, as well as providing information to other state and federal agencies, assigned area at agency workgroups, steering committees, or meetings. (5%)
Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Knowledge of State of Texas accounting policies, practices, and operations.
Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to program areas.
Knowledge of the state auditing process.
Knowledge of CAPPS Financials system.
Skill in analyzing financial data.
Ability to effectively plan, prioritize, and adjust workload to complete multiple short-range, as well as long-range, assignments.
Ability to prepare concise reports.
Ability to analyze management problems and develop and present alternative solutions.
Ability to coordinate gathering and analyzing detailed and complex financial data.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Registration or Licensure Requirements:
Initial Selection Criteria:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or the U.S. equivalency with major course work in accounting, finance, business administration/management or a related field plus four (4) years progressively responsible experience in accounting related work.
Must have at least four (4) years of demonstrated and progressively responsible managerial experience.
Graduate level education in above baccalaureate degree fields may be substituted for experience on a year per year basis.
Substitution Note: Additional work experience may substitute for the Bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis.
There are no direct military occupation(s) that relate to the responsibilities, and registration or licensure requirements for this position. All active duty, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if they meet the qualifications for this position.
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