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State of Montana Chief Financial Officer in Helena, Montana

CHIEF FINANCIAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S OFFICE HELENA, MT MISSION -The Montana Department of Corrections enhances public safety, supports the victims of crime, promotes positive change in offender behavior, and reintegrates offenders into the community. If you want to work making positive changes in the community the Montana Department of Corrections is the place for you! JOB OVERVIEW –This position will provide top-level financial management decisions affecting the health of the organization in support of its strategic goals. Direct and manage the overall integration of financial activities for a variety of operations, projects, and programs at an organization. Authorize, determine, and manage the overall direction for strategic initiatives involving financial authorization. Propose, plan, and present organizational budgets, financial impacts, and reports to legislators, outside entities, and stakeholders. Responsible for top-level agency decisions involving financing during emergencies and resulting in long-term budget adjustments. Determine, analyze, and authorize significant finances for projects on behalf of the organization involving external entities such as the federal government, counties, tribal and local governments, contracting firms, and others. Develop and maintain relationships with other executive and outside personnel to facilitate financial activities. Authorize and direct implementation of new or revised financial policies, standards, and procedures to comply with new or revised state and federal financial statutes and requirements. QUALIFICATIONS -Master’s degree in finance, accounting, economics, or business administration, five years of dedicated financial job-related experience and three years of senior-level management experience. Other combinations of education or experience may be substituted. REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS –Resume, Cover Letter, State of Montana Application /Applications submitted without required materials will not be considered/ Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection. Background screens which may include criminal records check, child/patient/offender abuse registries, and reference checks will be conducted for this position. BENEFITS -Health, dental, vision & prescription coverage for self or dependents available from date of hire, 15 paid vacation days, 12 sick days & 10-11 paid holidays annually, and membership in Retirement system with state contribution (vesting applies). Employment with the state may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under PSLF. Click here for more info:https://statecareers.mt.gov/_docs/StatewideBenefitsFlyer.pdf NOTICES Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 - Any person who has been convicted of engaging in or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or is the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse; or any person who has been civilly or administratively adjusted to have engaged in the activity as described are not qualified for this position. Tobacco Free -Use of all tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco products and tobacco substitutes in Department of Corrections buildings, is prohibited. In secure care facilities possession of tobacco products is also prohibited. The Montana Department of Corrections is an EOE/M/F/D/V/SO (Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority, Female, Disabled, Veteran, Sexual Orientation) Master’s degree in finance, accounting, economics, or business administration, five years of dedicated financial job-related experience and three years of senior-level management experience. Other combinations of education or experience may be substituted. Job: Accounting/Finance* *Title: *Chief Financial Officer Location: Helena Requisition ID: 21141856

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