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Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Direct Hire Vacancy Announcement

Public Service Coordinator I


Financial Analyst

CODE:  CA28 		RANGE: 28 (Confidential)	$ 46,633.60- $ 64,147.20/yr


Value of State-paid Health & Dental Insurance: $340.52 biweekly (90% State contribution)

Value of State's share of employee's retirement: 22.07 % of pay

Opening Date: November 8, 2013

Contact:      S.Smith
     

Closing Date: November 15, 2013

Telephone:
 (207) 287-1877
 
Restrictions: Only employees with Promotional Status within the Department of Health and Human Services May Apply
 
Location: Augusta, ME

Agency Information

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is driven by its vision of Maine people living safe, healthy and productive lives. Its goal is to assist the people of Maine in meeting their own needs, as well as the developmental, health and safety needs of their children. It serves the public in an environment that reflects a caring, responsive and well-managed organization. The Division of Program and Fiscal Coordination within the Office of Financial Management is responsible for the oversight and management of a $3.5 billion budget; MaineCare represents approximately $2.5 billion. This vacancy is located in Augusta.



Job Duties

As a Financial Analyst in the Division of Program and Fiscal Coordination, you will partner with senior DHHS managers, DHHS Service Center financial staff, Program Fiscal Coordinators and program managers and staff in monitoring and analyzing the budgetary status of several complex policy areas and funding sources. Your primary role will focus on advising and consulting with executive managers and senior financial professionals on significant budgetary matters. You will be professionally and personally challenged by the magnitude, diversity and dynamics associated with managing the Department of Health and Human Services' financial resources. The impact of your work will be felt throughout the major programs that provide critical services to Maine's most needy population, and you will have the satisfaction of knowing you have helped DHHS executives and program managers deliver vital services to this state.

Requirements

In order to qualify, you must be certified as a CPA, CIA, CMA, CGFM; -OR- you must have an eight (8) year combination of education and/or experience which includes a Bachelors* Degree in Business Administration or closely related field -AND- four (4) years of responsible experience in accounting, cost, budget and/or financial analysis. Directly related professional experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis. The background of well-qualified candidates will demonstrate the following competencies:

1. A proven ability to be an effective financial manager to include both analytical and presentation skills.

2. An established record of managing complex fiscal issues with successful outcomes.

3. A proven ability to successfully partner with varying financial and program professionals in order to achieve a common goal.

4. A demonstrated knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

5. In-depth experience using Microsoft Office and other computer-based tools.

6. Excellent oral and written communication skills.



Application and Information

For additional information about this position please contact Steve Smith, Personnel Officer, at (207) 287-1877 or by e-mail at stephen.smith@maine.gov. To apply, please forward a current resume and cover letter addressing the six competency areas identified in the Requirements Section to the following address post-marked on or prior to the closing date:

Department of Health and Human Services
Personnel Division Attn: S. Smith
11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0011


The Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.