Financial Manager II, GovOps

  • Full Time
  • Salt Lake County, UT
  • $29.60 - $46.94 an hour USD / YEAR
  • Salary: $29.60 - $46.94 an hour

State of Utah

Full Job Description
Job Description

Are you an accounting professional with experience managing accounting and budget activities? Are you interested in developing accounting policy and standards for a new state agency? Do you enjoy working in a fast paced, collaborative environment where no two days are the same? Join the DGO team as a Financial Manager II today!

Principal Duties
As a Financial Manager II you will:

Manage special fiscal projects or activities of a highly specialized nature (i.e., preparation of monthly financial reports, review/control of internal services funds, development of forms/reports, etc.).
Manage accounting or budget activities and provide fiscal information for multiple programs.
Work with the various DGO divisions to develop department rules, policies and/or standards to ensure compliance state and federal laws and regulations.
Review fiscal operations to ensure integrity, accuracy and control of data.
Analyze, summarize, and/or review data; report findings; interpret results; and/or make recommendations.
Work with accounting staff to establish consistent accounting practices across the department in relation to budget creation, department billing, accounting transactions, and financial monitoring.
May help review and prepare fiscal impacts for legislative bills presented during general and special sessions.
May supervise and support subordinate personnel: provide daily supervision, create performance plans, and conduct quarterly and annual performance reviews.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate is someone who:Has a master’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
Is self-motivated, highly organized, and detail-oriented.
Is able to leverage technology and critical thinking to solve complex accounting issues and to improve processes.
Has experience with financial and accounting software.
Has experience with information systems and data analysis, including strong Excel skills.
Has experience developing or modifying rules, policies, or accounting standards.
Has the ability to plan, organize, and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.
Is Customer Service-oriented.
Preference may be given to:Current employees of the State of Utah.
Those with a combination of education in accounting/finance and experience in an office accounting team environment.
Those that have direct experience with the State of Utah government accounting system FINET and extracting data from the FINET database.

Why You Should Join Our Team
This is an exciting opportunity to work with three large agencies that have been merged to create the Department of Government Operations. This position is a great opportunity to work in a friendly collaborative environment where no two days are the same! This is a rare chance to have a state-wide impact on state employees and agencies, and network with other financial professionals. This position is eligible for our awesome benefits package – click here for more information!

The Department of Government Operations
The Department of Government Operations was formed in 2021 when three departments (Administrative Services, Human Resource Management, and Technology Services) were combined to better collaborate in supporting and providing services to other state agencies. Visit our website at


Supplemental Information

Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.
DHRM Rules apply for promotions/transfers.

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