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VT - Director, Budget and Management Operations

  • 1.  VT - Director, Budget and Management Operations

    Posted 9 days ago
    Application Deadline Date:  08/17/2020
    Req ID:  7681
    Department:  Finance & Management
    Location: Montpelier, VT, US
    Position Type:  Permanent
    Schedule Type:  Full Time
    Hourly Rate:  See overview for compensation information
    Overview

    The Department of Finance and Management is seeking a multi-faceted and knowledgeable individual to serve as the Director of Budget and Management. This position is the State's highest-ranking classified employee in the subject area of the State's budget. This managerial position assists the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner of Finance and Management in developing and monitoring the Governor's $6 billion annual budget recommendation and other fiscal legislation. The Director manages a team of highly skilled and trained budget analysts, who review department budget requests and analyze fiscal issues and must have strong supervisory skills. Part of this position entails synthesizing the work of the analysts to incorporate it into the larger budget priorities as identified by the Commissioner. The Director creates budget instructions and written guidance on various fiscal issues for State-wide use, in which clarity and sensibility are key to generating coherent and accurate responses from departmental finance offices. The Director also establishes policies and procedures to ensure proper and uniform budgeting practices are applied both in the central budget office and among departments' individual finance offices. The ability to interact regularly and professionally with financial directors in various departments, offering guidance and resolving disputes are essential aspects of the job. Furthermore, the Director may represent the Division of Budget and Management on technical budget and fiscal issues before the legislative appropriations committees.

    Who May Apply

    This position, Director, Budget and Management Operations (Job Requisition #7681), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
    If you would like more information about this position, please contact Matt.Riven@vermont.gov
    Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
    Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

    Environmental Factors

    Duties are performed in a standard office setting. Work outside of normal duty hours can be anticipated during budget development time. Disagreements may arise with officials of various departments regarding approvals to spend certain funds, timing and matching of expenditures, justifications necessary, etc. Testimony before legislative committees may be required.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Master's degree or higher AND four (4) years or more of professional level experience in accounting, budgeting, business administration, economics, finance or public administration INCLUDING two (2) or more years of supervisor experience.

    OR

    Vermont Certified Public Accountant licensure AND four (4) years or more of professional level experience in accounting, budgeting, business administration, economics, finance or public administration INCLUDING two (2) or more years of supervisor experience.

    OR

    Six (6) years or more of professional level experience in accounting, budgeting, business administration, economics, finance, or public administration INCLUDING two (2) years or more of supervisory experience.

    Total Compensation
    As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
    • 80% State paid medical premium
    • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
    • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
    • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
    • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
    • Low cost group life insurance
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Incentive-based Wellness Program
    • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
    Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.
    Equal Opportunity Employer
    The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.