These positions exist to appraise, evaluate, develop, implement and administer financial programs and projects for the department. Responsibilities include performing complex financial planning, tracking, and analysis to provide status and assurance of the health of the construction program to department managers and supervisors and the Legislature. They will be working closely with personnel from other offices within the department, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and other staff within the section and office to ensure that state and federal funds are being used proficiently and in accordance with laws and regulations. The positions will also provide professional financial and programming consultation, education, and assistance to agency managers, supervisor and district office staff.
Two years of advanced-professional experience in Accounting, finance or a closely related field;
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or a closely related field, PLUS eighteen months of advanced-professional business accounting, finance or closely related experience.
Education/Experience must include:
Knowledge of federal and state highway transportation funding, transportation project programming and planning
Experience performing program analysis and reconciliations to recognize errors or problems and determine solutions to resolve the problems.
Written and oral skills in business English sufficient to edit and compose business documents and deliver presentations.
Experience in ad-hoc reporting through Microsoft Access, Crystal Reports, or Business Objects
Note: Advanced professional experience would be considered MAPE 10L level (Accounting Officer Senior, SPA Senior, etc.) and above or equivalent experience outside of the state.
Previous experience with federal highway transportation funding.
Experience with FMIS, PPMS and SWIFT to extract data.
Knowledge of the workings of the State Road Construction Budget
Understanding of the difference between Federal Highway Targets and State Road Construction budget
Successful candidate must pass past-employer reference checks and criminal history check
It is our policy that all candidates submit to a background investigation prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components:
SEMA4 Records Check
Criminal History Check
Employment Reference Check
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE
! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low-cost medical and dental insurance, employer-paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. This position is located in Minnesota's great capital city, Saint Paul. The State of Minnesota offers employees a subsidy for public transportation allowing for convenient and easy access to commute to work. Ride the new METRO "Green Line" Light Rail Train to work! The Rice/Capitol Station is located close by.
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AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
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Job Title: Financial Analyst - State Program Administrator Principal
Location:* St. Paul
Job ID:* 26556
Full/Part Time:* Full-Time
Who May Apply:* Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted:* 09/07/2018
Closing Date: 09/17/2018
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Transportation Dept / Transportation-MAPE
Hiring Agency:* Transportation Dept / Transportation-MAPE
Division/Unit:* Finance / Controller/Financial Mgmt Admn
Work Shift:* Day Shift
Work Hours:* Day Shift
Work Shift/Work Hours:* Day Shift
Days of Work:* Mon-Fri
Travel Required:* No
Salary Range:* $26.30 - $38.75/hourly; $54,914 - $80,910/annually
Job Class Option:* Innovative Financing
Classified Status:* Classified
Bargaining Unit/Union:* 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
Job Class:* State Program Administrator Principal
Working Title:* Financial Analyst
State Of Minnesota