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NC - Budget Manager (DCFWB)

  • 1.  NC - Budget Manager (DCFWB)

    Posted 11-04-2021 03:04 PM
    Edited by Lauren Cummings 11-04-2021 03:03 PM
    ​​The Division of Child and Family Well Being  Budget Manager manages the daily operations of the DCFWB budget, a diverse, complex, and dynamic budget environment which requires high-level decision-making and advanced skills and experience. The position is responsible for the overall planning and administration of the budget for DCFWB, involving numerous and complex federal funding streams. Provides fiscal and budgetary support/technical assistance to top management, executive staff to include the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families, Division Director and Deputy Director, and leaders of the programs within the Division: Food and Nutrition Services (FNS); Special Supplement Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC); Early Intervention; and Child Health and Prevention programs.

    This position compiles and prepares division budgets, annual reports, block grant plans and reports, as well as assisting top management in the conception and development of policies, procedures, regulations and program planning. The Budget Manager also resolves problems and questions presented by supervisors and management regarding budget work processes, budget policies, and budget methods.

    The Budget Manager also represents top management in meetings and seminars, and resolves problems and questions regarding work procedures, policies and organization, examines organizational structure, especially as related to budget design and cost allocation, funding, management methods and makes recommendations for improvement. The position proposes revisions of internal budget policies as needed and implements change, along with communicating department and division goals and mission to peers and subordinates, prioritize projects, jobs and tasks.

    Establishes and maintains work standards, policies, procedures, methods and rules. The position directly supervises three professional-level DCFWB Budget Analysts and one Budget Technician. This position will provide critical leadership and direction in the myriad budgetary complexities involved in the establishment of the new Division and helping ensure that the Division's resources go as far as possible towards buying health, opportunity, and well being for children and families.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

    To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified candidates must document on the application that they possess all of the following:

    • Working knowledge of State or Federal budget policies, practices, systems, or regulations. 
    • Demonstrated experience in financial reporting, financial analysis, or cash management. 
    • Experience in developing or executing policies, processes, and/or financial or administrative criteria for the funding of projects, programs, or organizations. 
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to effectively collaborate and communicate effectively across a range of internal and external stakeholders 

    Management prefers: 

    • Demonstrated experience managing federal grants. 
    • Experience with financial operations in a government health or human services agency 
    • Experience making business or financial processes and decisions transparent through the proactive use of dashboard or performance metrics
    • Strong leadership capabilities with ability to build an inclusive and equity-focused team culture.
    • A customer service mentality with a relentless focus on delivering value to the programs of the DCFW and the North Carolinians its programs serve. 
    Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

    Bachelor s degree in accounting, business, finance or other discipline related to the area of assignment from appropriately accredited institution and three years of progressive related experience, in which, two years should be in a supervisory role, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Laura Honeycutt
    Budget Analyst