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Budget Assistant - Federal Funds Coordinator

Company: Government Jobs
Location: Olympia
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Description**Note: This recruitment will remain open until the position is filled. The hiring authority reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any time. It is in the applicant's best interest to submit materials as soon as possible. First application review will be April 29, 2021, and will continue weekly until filled.Special Note:This position is exempt from civil service rules.For more information, please see WAC 357-19-195.The OpportunityIn this position, you will be responsible for analyzing budgets, making budget recommendations to the governor and presenting the governor's budget proposal to the OFM director, the governor, the executive team, state agencies, stakeholders and the Legislature. The objective of the federal funds coordinator position is to track and monitor federal funds and related potential uses.About OFM OFM is a great place to work! Our mission is to support and improve government on behalf of all Washingtonians. As an employee of OFM, you will be part of a team of dedicated professionals who work every day to fulfill this mission by providing vital information, fiscal services, policy support and technology services that the governor, Legislature and state agencies need to serve the people of Washington.We are a dynamic and high-performing agency that is responsible for a wide range of activities that are critical to the efficient operation of the state government enterprise. We are committed to supporting the growth and development of our employees and support the following values:Fostering an environment of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to hire, cultivate and retain a competitive workforce that reflects the communities we serve.Encouraging a healthy life/work balance by offering flexible/alternative work schedules, wellness activities, mobile arrangements and teleworking opportunities.Making strides in modernizing our work environment by thinking outside the cubicle and providing workspaces that promote creative collaboration, drive efficiency, and best suit the important work we do.Offering an Infants at Work Program to promote parent and infant bonding, parental well-being and healthy infant development. Depending upon job duties, work location and supervisor approval, eligible employees who are new mothers, fathers or legal guardians can bring their infant (six weeks to six months) when returning to work.DutiesWhat will you be doing?Performing independent research and analysis of policies and proposals including expected outcomes, state and local costs, implementation strategies and stakeholder positions.Developing and presenting recommendations to the governor, executive team, policy staff, legislators, and stakeholders concerning the costs and effects of fiscal and policy proposals.Tracking financial data across various agencies and purposes.Seeking federal funds.Coordinating with agencies that utilize federal funds.Representing the Office of Financial Management on internal and external workgroups or other group assignments related to the use of federal funds.QualificationsRequiredQualificationsBachelor's degree. Three years of experience as a state or local government fiscal or public policy analyst.N OTE:Two additional years of work experience may substitute for the bachelor's degree. A master's degree may substitute for the work experience.General understanding of state budgeting practices and procedures, accounting concepts and federal grants.Experience in research and data analytics.Demonstrated knowledge and abilities should include:Understanding of policy and budgetary systematic context.Understanding of state employee compensation and benefit issues.Supplemental InformationAPPLICATION PROCESSThe top candidates will be contacted directly to interview for this position. Because the selection will be based on information provided by you, it is in your best interest to identify the knowledge, skills and abilities that address the required and desirable qualifications described above.Interested applicants are required to submit the following:A letter of interest describing specific qualifications.A current resume detailing applicable experience and education.A list of at least three professional references with current telephone numbers (attached or included in the on-line application).The Office of Financial Management is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, and ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, and disabled and Vietnam-era veterans are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application process, or who wish to receive this job announcement in an alternative format may call 360-725-0158 or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf: 711 Relay.For questions about this recruitment or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please or call us at (360) 688-4098. For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.Job DetailsSalary$100,000.00 - $120,000.00 AnnuallyLocation Thurston County - Olympia, WAThurston County - Olympia, WAJob TypeExemptDepartmentOffice of Financial ManagementJob Number2021-03449Closing date and timeContinuousAgency infoAgencyState of WashingtonPhone View Posting for Agency Contact WebsiteAddress View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504SDL2017

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