Job Details

Finance Supervisor

Multnomah County Human Services, Portland, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 07/14/2019

Pay Range: $67,654.11 - $101,482.29
Department: Department of County Human Services (DCHS)
Job Type: Regular Non-Represented
Exemption Status: United States of America (Exempt)
Closing Date: July 14, 2019

The Opportunity:

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS:

We describe the required application materials in the SCREENING AND EVALUATION section below.

When completing the application on Workday as an external candidate through multco.us/jobs, you will come to a page where one of the prompts is to upload a "Resume/CV." This is the place where you need to upload your cover letter and resume. There will be no other prompt for you to upload your cover letter and resume. Do not submit your application before you upload all of your attachments.

When completing the application on Workday as an internal candidate, you may need to scroll down to see the “Resume / Cover Letter” prompt on your screen. This is the place where you need to upload your cover letter (and your resume, if you choose to include one). There will be no other prompts for you to upload your cover letter (or resume) . Do not click the orange “Submit” button before you upload all of your attachments.

-- Only apply ONCE for this opportunity. Duplicate applications CANNOT be submitted in Workday. --

OVERVIEW:

Are you an experienced finance professional ready to take the next step in your career? Are you excited to build on your deep knowledge of grants management, accounting and fiscal reporting in order to support programs and services that help the most vulnerable members of our community?

Multnomah County Department of County Human Services (DCHS) invites applications for a Finance Supervisor. This is a full time position in Downtown Portland.

The eligible list created from this recruitment may be used to fill future regular, limited duration, or temporary positions.
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In this Finance Supervisor role in DCHS, you will provide leadership, program development and administration for the Grants Management Unit. You will supervise, plan, direct and evaluate the daily activities and workflow of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals. You will also be the liaison between DCHS and other county work units (including the County Auditor, County Finance and Central Budget) and external auditors.

Primary responsibilities include:

Providing direct staff supervision and team support using reflective practices

Planning, coordinating, leading and directing the Department’s external financial audits

Supervising and performing audits of Departmental financial processes, both within Business Services and within the Department’s programs

Planning, coordinating, leading and directing the Department’s fiscal year-end closing activities

Reviewing, advising, and monitoring accounting practices and internal controls of work conducted outside the Business Services Unit

Overseeing the monitoring, billing and collection of the Grants Management Unit, which brings in over $116 million in revenue from over 100 federal, state and local governments and private foundations

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

Ability to promote a culture of respect, inclusiveness, and appreciation of diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and values

Advanced knowledge of principles and practices of finance, accounting, grants management and contract management

Ability to successfully complete duties and assignments that are complex, difficult and varied

Ability to collaborate, build relationships and lead a team to achieve positive work outcomes

Comfort with change

Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, equity is at the core of what we do. We don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

TO QUALIFY:

We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant. For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process.

Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:

Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting (Professional work at or near the level of this position can substitute year for year for the educational requirement)

Three (3) years of increasingly responsible supervision, professional leadership or technical experience in finance or accounting (Public sector experience is preferred but not required)

*Transferable skills: Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experience that are relevant for this position. Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position

SCREENING AND EVALUATION:

The Application Packet:

1. A resume. Please attach your resume as a separate document. (If you are an internal candidate, you may choose to complete your Talent Profile in Workday instead of or in addition to attaching a resume, but a comprehensive Talent Profile is not required to apply for this position.)

2. A cover letter. Please attach your cover letter as a separate document. Your cover letter should address why you are interested in this opportunity and how your qualifications and experiences will make you a successful candidate for this position. The cover letter should demonstrate your work experience and transferable skills and how they are related to those shown in the Overview and To Qualify sections of the job announcement.

Note for internal candidates: After you have applied, you will receive the Oregon Veteran Preference Questionnaire in your Workday inbox. Your application as an internal candidate is not complete until you fill out and submit the Oregon Veteran Preference Questionnaire.

-- Only apply ONCE for this opportunity. Duplicate applications CANNOT be submitted in Workday. --

We will not review attached files that are not your resume, your cover letter, or documentation that establishes your eligibility for veterans' preference. (The recruiter as listed on the job announcement must receive all required veterans’ preference documentation by the closing date of the recruitment.)

The Selection Process: For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process. We expect to evaluate candidates for this recruitment as follows:

1. Initial review of minimum qualifications

2. Application packet review

3. Consideration of top candidates

4. Formal assessment of American Sign Language proficiency

5. Background and reference checks

Note: Application information may be used throughout the entire selection process. This process is subject to change without notice

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Type of Position: This classified management position is not eligible for overtime pay.

Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran or protected veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available for your reference. Multnomah County is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We request priority protected veteran referrals.

Veterans’ Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans’ preference. Review our veterans’ preference page for details about eligibility and how to apply.

Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please contact the recruiter below in advance to request assistance. Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may contact the recruiter through the Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing 711.

Questions?

Recruiter: Mark Kille
Email: mark.kille@multco.us
Phone: +1 (503) 9887527 x87527

Complete details: https://multco.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Multco_Jobs/job/Southwest-PortlandDowntown/Finance-Supervisor_R-1358