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    Financial Officer

    Texas Health & Human Services Commission
    2100 Preston, Richmond, TX 77406
    Full-time
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    Job Description


    The Manager II reports directly to the Health and Specialty Care System (HSCS) Regional Business Manager. This position manages the daily financial operations and activities of the HSCS Non-Regional Accounting office. The Manager II ensures employee performance by establishing goals and operational targets, manages the facility's budget and staff and provides financial information to HSCS management. The Manager II develops and monitors operations to ensure compliance with procedures and performance levels, monitors and reconciles financial expenditures and ensures that financial budget reports are correctly and efficiently provided to HSCS management. Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of the non-regional financial team. This position has a working knowledge of the HHSC rules and HSCS facility policies and procedures, demonstrates the ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing and provides training as needed to other employees. Completion of job duties requires work under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement and provides excellent customer service to all customers, co-workers and supervisory staff.

    Essential Job Functions:
    Attends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.

    Manages the daily operations and activities of the financial team in the HSCS non-regional accounting office by setting and communicating performance measures to ensure performance and output goals are met. Directs and accesses the evaluation and performance of staff and develops and implements budgetary performance reports for HSCS management about the facility's expenditure performance.

    Manages the facility budget and the financial staff at the non-regional accounting office and is responsible for coordinating with designated facility staff to provide specific facility financial information to HSCS management and to assist in accomplishing the facility's financial goals within the facility's allotted budget. Monitors expenditures and recommends budget adjustments as necessary to ensure the facility remains within budget.

    Performs related work as assigned professionally, accurately, competently and on a timely basis. Attends and participates in all mandatory training, and monitors compliance with federal and state law, comptroller guidelines and HSCS financial policies and procedures.

    Sets daily output goals for deposit processing levels and fund account review; develops and approves financial reporting schedules, set performance priorities, and ensures financial outputs are accurate.

    Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency's obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.

    Knowledge Skills Abilities:
    Knowledge of local, state, and federal Jaws and regulations relevant to a financial operations of a public entity; and of the principles and practices of public administration and management.

    Skill in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems; and in operating computers and applicable computer software.

    Ability to manage financial operations and reporting; to establish goals and objectives; to devise solutions to administrative problems; to develop and evaluate administrative policies and procedures; to prepare reports; to communicate effectively; and to plan, assign, and supervise the work of others.

    Registration or Licensure Requirements:

    Initial Selection Criteria:
    - Minimum of two years supervisory/management experience in the management of financial operations of a business, agency, or department. Budget planning and/or development, preferred.
    - Knowledge of local, state and federal laws and regulations relevant to financial operations of a public entity is preferred.
    - Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance or related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

    Additional Information:
    REQ 464802
    Applicants must pass a fingerprint criminal background check, pre-employment drug screen, and registry checks including the Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Nurse Aide, Medication Aide, Employee Misconduct, and HHS OIG List of Excluded Individuals / Entities.
    Males between the ages of 18 - 25 must be registered with the Selective Service.
    All state supported living center employees are subject to random drug testing.
    Flexibility in work hours may be required for this position.
    The position may be required to work overtime and/or extended hours.
    All applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be considered for employment at a state-operated facility.

    MOS Code:
    Military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include: 68L, 65A, 65B, HM, 4C0X1. All active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if qualified to fill this position. For more information see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx

    HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.

    I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form.

    In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.

    Posting ID: 575796664Posted: 2020-09-24