WSDOT has a unique opportunity for a Maintenance Operations Financial & Budget Manager to strategize and coordinate the various complex components to the biennial highway maintenance budget.
As the Maintenance Operations Financial & Budget Manager, you’ll play an integral role in ensuring the delivery of sound financial services, compliant with state and federal rules and laws. The outcomes of this position’s services are critical to the division’s operation and performance delivery.
Major responsibilities include:
• Development of the Maintenance biennial and supplemental decision packages.
• Development and tracking of allotments, allocations, and expenditures by multiple subprograms and fund sources based on legislative direction and executive management policies.
• Review and evaluate regional and HQ spending plans.
• Prepare and monthly financial reports, ad hoc queries and biennial ending monitoring reports.
• Analyze the effect of proposed legislation on the Maintenance and Operations budget and prepare fiscal notes.
• Assist in the management of disaster expenditures including the federal reimbursement process.
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, public administration, economics, statistics or related field AND four years of relevant work experience, OR
• Demonstration of extensive state accounting and/or budgeting experience demonstrating a high level of acquired knowledge equal to that of a graduate and post-graduate.
• Budget development and management, fiscal management, accounting or similar field.
• Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
• Ability to analyze complex issues and prepare presentation material for recommendations to executive management and legislative staff.
• Ability to develop, maintain and analyze plan vs. expenditure reports.
• Must have effective analytical and writing skills.
• Ability to clearly communicate to a diverse groups verbally and in written form.
• Advanced level of proficiency in WSDOT Financial Information Retrieval System (FIRS), Transportation Reporting and Accounting Information System (TRAINS), Transportation Allotment and Allocation Control System (TRACS), and the WSDOT Data Warehouse to develop, track and report Maintenance program financial information.
• Ability to plan, direct and implement major revisions to the Highway Maintenance detail plan, allotments and allocations.
• Possess a thorough understanding of maintenance work operation codes, object codes, MAP activities and groups.
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Please go to www.careers.wa.gov. Filter by Department. You may need to set up an account profile. To be considered for this position you will need to answer the supplemental questions, as part of the supplemental questions you will need to provide a letter of interest. Your letter of interest should describe how your experience, training and education make you a viable and competitive candidate for this position.
To view the entire announcement and to apply, please visit: WMS2