Iowa Department of Administrative Services Chief Financial Officer in Des Moines, Iowa
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer
$100,214.40 - $156,520.00 Annually
Des Moines - 50309 - Polk County, IA
185 Iowa Office of the Chief Information Officer
7/24/2021 11:59 PM Central
Point of Contact
Cayanna Reinier, email@example.com
To apply email cover letter and resume by the closing date to: Cayanna.firstname.lastname@example.org
This is a non-merit position with the Iowa Office of the Chief Information Officer. Candidates must follow the instructions in the "To Apply" section.
Positions in this class are exempt from the screening and referral requirements of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Human Resources Enterprise. Only applicants who meet the Minimum Qualification Requirements and meet all selective requirements will be placed on the eligible list.
The Office of Chief Information Officer (OCIO) is recruiting to hire the position of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the State of Iowa. Under the direction of the Deputy Director this position serves as the CFO and in this capacity is responsible for overseeing all aspects of financial management. This includes direct oversight of budget and planning, IT procurement, payments and receipts, rate setting, and accounting functions. The work of this position directly impacts all Department operations and services, consulting with the Director, the Deputy Director and Division Administrators on financial issues. The CFO plays a critical role in developing and presenting information to legislators and the administration. The right candidate for this position must be a proactive, goal oriented, visionary leader with excellent communication, critical thinking abilities and strong business acumen.
Manage the Office's fiscal condition and identify and respond appropriately and swiftly to issues and opportunities that arise. Confer recommended solutions to leadership.
Develop, maintain, and improve OCIO rates and chargeback model for IT services. Lead efforts to gather costs, estimate usage, allocate indirect expenses, and establish bills and invoices for agency and local government IT utilization with the Office.
Identify key issues and initiatives pertaining to budget development and monitoring and lead the Office’s strategic response to these issues and initiatives.
Read, interpret, and apply Iowa law, rules, policy, and federal regulations and circulars related to the financial operations of assigned enterprises / agencies to ensure compliance.
Play a critical role in developing and presenting information to the administration, legislators and other stakeholders, including RFIs, fiscal notes and bill reviews. Represents the Office in meetings with the Department of Management, the Legislative Services Agency and other legislative staff as requested.
Manage special projects at the request of the Deputy Director including the supervision of staff tasked with the oversight of administrative rules for the agency, the Citizen Facing Website Program, and other project as deemed necessary.
Play an active key role in the annual review of and the setting of rates for IT services charged to all agencies of state government, local governments, and other governmental entities to which the Office provides service.
Provide leadership and responses to State and Federal audits, requests for information, annual reporting, etc.
Lead and direct the Division of Business Services
A successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to:
Work closely with the agency leadership, legislatures, and top officials on all fiscal matters.
Communicate strategic financial direction effectively with all levels of leadership.
Ensure compliance with all applicable standards, rules and regulations.
Think critically, with strong business acumen and visionary leadership.
Show demonstrated experience in leading teams.
CPA is required
Minimum Qualification Requirements
Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:
1) Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university and experience equal to seven years of full-time management-level work in finance, human resources, engineering, law, social work, regulation, data processing, or program research or evaluation.
2) Eleven years of full-time management-level work experience in finance, human resources, engineering, law, social work, regulation, data processing, or program research or evaluation.
3) All of the following (a and b):
a. Seven years of full-time management-level work experience in finance, human resources, engineering, law, social work, regulation, data processing, or program research or evaluation; and
b. A combination of a total of four years of education and full-time experience (as described in part a), where thirty semester hours of accredited college or university course work in any field equals one year of full-time experience. Graduation from the Iowa Certified Public Manager Program is also equivalent to one year of full-time experience or education.
4) All of the following (a, b, and c):
a. Five years of full-time management-level work experience in finance, human resources, engineering, law, social work, regulation, data processing, or program research or evaluation; and
b. A combination of a total of four years of education and full-time experience (as described in part a), where thirty semester hours of accredited college or university course work in any field equals one year of full-time experience; and
c. A combination of a total of two years of graduate-level education and full-time experience (as described in part a), where twenty-four semester hours of accredited graduate college or university course work in a public-service-related area (e.g., public or business administration, social work, law, education, engineering) equals one year of full-time experience. Graduation from the Iowa Certified Public Manager Program is also equivalent to one year of full-time experience or education.
5) Current, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes one year of full-time work as a Public Service Manager 1, Public Service Manager 2, or comparable specific management-level position.
For additional information, please click on this link to view the job description. (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/class_and_pay/JobClassDescriptions/PublicServiceExecutive-00787-80787.pdf)
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185 Iowa Office of the Chief Information Officer
Hoover State Office Building1305 E Walnut StDes Moines, Iowa, 50319
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