Financial Manager I

State of Utah

Full Job Description
Job Description

Join this dynamic team as a Financial Manager, with the Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity and enjoy being a pivotal part of cultivating prosperity for the people of Utah. The Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity’s mission is to work with industries, Utah regions, communities, and nonprofits to implement strategic economic development plans and reinforce Utah’s already diverse, prosperous economy. This position would manage a team that oversees accounts payable, budgets, forecasts, and travel. If you have a degree in accounting or finance, experience with the Utah Division of Finance accounting system, and excellent written and verbal communication skills, apply now!

This is a flexible position offering in-person and telework options for Utah residents. The State of Utah offers a highly competitive benefits package-click here to review!

Principal Duties

Provide leadership for continuous improvement in accounting and financial services
Manage, oversee, and provide support for the budget, financial, and accounting processes either directly or indirectly
Oversee all financial and accounting activities including creating budgets, monitoring expenditures, improving and assuring internal controls, etc.
Provide accurate financial reporting and promote transparency to illustrate financial health.
Meet with managers and directors to expand and explain the finances of their individual groups.
Review and approve payments, travel authorizations, and reimbursements
Assist in the annual fiscal year close-out
Capacity to have fun while working through complicated projects

Ideal Candidate
Ability to interpret and apply detailed policy
Strong written and verbal communication
Exposure to financial forecasting
Experience with creating budgets
Ability to take initiative
Ridgid Integrity

Why You Should Join Our Team
Working for the Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity offers a unique opportunity to work with governmental and private entities to further the economic interests of Utah. Please see our website to learn more about our diverse programs. This is a great opportunity to work with high-profile programs in a challenging and rewarding office.

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