Fiscal Management Specialist 2

Commonwealth of PA | Dauphin County, PA

Posted Date 1/09/2020
Description The Department of Community and Economic Development is looking for an individual who is interested in budget and financial procedures and accounting policies. 


IMPORTANT:  YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE.  YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY.  ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID. 
 
  • Full-time employment
  • Work Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday; 1 hour lunch period
Provides guidance in administering and managing budget and finance functions for DCED to ensure that commitments and expenditures are posted accurately and that invoices are paid timely. 

Assists in preparation DCED's Budget, Rebudget, and Legislative Budget Hearing materials.

Implements and executes budget standards; including budget processes, instructions and templates for use in projecting budget, including those relating to major contracts, personnel complement data, and other pertinent information.

Assist Budget Director in managing program staff spending plans and fiscal impacts. 

Assist Budget Director with developing strategies for fiscal year spending, accounting, and fiscal year closing activities. Evaluates budget and fiscal policies and procedures for business process improvements. 

Reviews internal fiscal policies and control measures and recommends implementation strategies to the Budget Director. 

Provides direction and account coding to DCED program Offices for procurement, contract and payroll documents. 
  • Must meet PA residency requirement – For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency
  • Minimum Experience and Training Requirements - one year as a Fiscal Management Specialist 1; OR one year of experience in professional fiscal administration, and a bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance, economics, or a related field; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • Based on your answers to the supplemental application questions regarding education, you may be instructed to upload a copy of your college transcript(s) to your application. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.  You must still complete the application and answer the supplemental questions. All documents MUST be uploaded prior to the submission of your application.
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions.

Veterans:  Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):  711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)
 
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.
  • Score valid for this specific posting only
  • Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions
  • Provide complete and accurate information or:
    • score may be lower than deserved
    • application processing may be delayed
    • disqualification may result
  • May only test once under this announcement
  • Email notice of test results provided

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