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THECB - Director I (Fiscal Management)

Company: Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel Syste
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description - THECB - Director I (Fiscal Management) (00032592) Job Description THECB - Director I (Fiscal Management) ( 00032592 ) Organization : TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD Primary Location : Texas-Austin Work Locations : TX Hghr Edu Coordinating Board 1801 Congress Ave Austin 78701 Job : Management Employee Status : Regular Schedule Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time State Job Code : 781U Salary Admin Plan : N/A Grade : 00 Salary (Pay Basis) : 8,300.00 - 10,349.00 ( Monthly ) Number of Openings : 1 Overtime Status : Exempt Job Posting : Apr 28, 2023, 4:01:50 PM Closing Date : May 14, 2023, 4:59:00 AM Description THECB is observing a hybrid telecommuting schedule with employees required to be in the office at least two (2) days per week. - We are located at the George Herbert Walker Bush building located in the capitol complex at 1801 Congress Ave. Austin, TX 78701 . General Description:
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) seeks to hire a detail-oriented, creative, experienced financial or administrative professional as Director of Fiscal Management for Community College Finance. As a designer and the lead administrator for a new formula funding process for Texas community colleges, the Director will be a critical member of a new team responsible for implementing an innovative approach to higher education finance. In this role, the Director will report to and work with the Senior Director of the Community College Finance Program to hire and supervise a team. General Duties and Responsibilities:
--- Assists in the design of new workflows and data structures that accurately and efficiently determine funding allocations in accordance with statute and rule.
--- Researches, plans, proposes, and implements improvements to existing administrative, data, and reporting processes.
--- Helps assess the need for and optimal use of personnel in the new formula funding process.
--- Leads the hiring of and serves as the direct supervisor for Fiscal Management Analysts, including standard managerial responsibilities.
--- Oversees the operation of the formula funding model, including incorporation of new data elements, documentation, calculation of accurate funding amounts, maintenance of detailed records, and the timely disbursal of funds to institutions of higher education.
--- Leads performance analysis of the funding model with respect to key funding drivers, how funds are disbursed according to institutional and student characteristics, and other considerations.
--- Co-creates the template for an individualized report detailing how each college's funding amounts shift over time and uses a technology solution to generate these reports in batches.
--- Co-creates other communications products explaining and analyzing the model and its outputs for various audiences.
--- Serves as a subject matter expert on community college formula funding for internal and external stakeholders.
--- Assists in the development of higher education formula funding policy, including (but not limited to) reviewing and analyzing proposed legislation and other policy proposals, identifying issues with current policy, and suggesting policy improvements through established policymaking processes.
--- Performs related work as assigned. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Knowledge of core quantitative research methods and principles.
- Knowledge of writing fundamentals including proofing and editing documents.
- Knowledge of concepts and best practices in bookkeeping, financial analysis, and public accounting -
- Knowledge of concepts and best practices in data processing, analysis, and visualization
- General knowledge of higher education and Texas state government.
- Advanced skills in using personal computers, databases, and general office software, including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
- Skill in communicating effectively both orally and in writing.
- Skill in maintaining detailed records with impeccable attention to detail.
- Skill in managing subordinate employees in a professional and appropriate manner.
- Ability to think analytically and present professional research data and reports.
- Ability to solve problems and answer questions independently using trustworthy sources.
- Ability to effectively organize time and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- Ability to maintain strict confidentiality with business matters and records
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both internally and externally.
- Ability to initiate and complete tasks with minimal supervision and make decisions using appropriate professional judgment and reasoning. -
- Ability to accept and follow instructions given in a variety of forms. Required Minimum Education and Experience:
--- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university.
--- One year of professional experience in public policy, budgeting, data analysis, financial analysis, or related field. Preferred:
--- Graduate education (including any coursework) in related fields, such as Business, Accounting, Finance, Public Administration/Affairs, Computer Science, and quantitative social sciences.
--- Experience with fund management and/or data analytics.
--- Experience with quantitative social data, with additional weight for experience with education data
--- Years of managerial experience, up to five.
--- Related professional experience at a government agency or institution of higher education.
--- Basic familiarity with concepts in data processing.
--- Detailed knowledge of public higher education, with additional weight if said knowledge pertains to Texas. Physical Requirements and/or Working Conditions:
Work is performed in a standard office environment and requires:
--- Regular, reliable, and punctual attendance at work;
--- Frequent use of personal computer, copiers, printers, and telephones;
--- Frequent sitting;
--- Frequently working under deadlines, as a team member, and in direct contact with others. Workforce:
Must be able to:
--- Demonstrate knowledge of customer service deliverables.
--- Show flexibility and adaptability toward changes in assignments and work schedules, working extended hours as necessary.
--- Adhere to the organization's internal management policies and procedures.
--- Contribute to the agency's performance measures and mission.The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board participates in E-Verify for each new employees' Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For questions, please call the HR Department at 512-427-6190. For vocal and/or hearing assistance call 7-1-1. Notes to Applicant:
If you require any reasonable accommodation for the interview process, please inform the hiring representative who calls to schedule your interview. This position has been designated as a security sensitive position. A criminal background investigation will be conducted on the final candidate for this position.Your job application must be completely filled out. Your application must contain dates of employment, job titles, name of employer and a description of duties performed in a way that demonstrates you meet the minimum qualifications for the position for which you are applying. Resumes do not take the place of the requirement to include this information on the application. If this information is not submitted, your application may be rejected because it is incomplete. Veterans Information: THECB is committed to hiring Veterans. To receive Veteran's Preference, a copy of the FORM DD214 -member #4, must be attached when submitting your application. AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: THECB does not discriminate on the basis, of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services. Job offer and continuation of employment with THECB is contingent upon:
--- Proof of education and experience listed on the application.
--- Eligibility/authorization to work in the U.S.
--- Satisfactory results from a pre-employment criminal history background check.
--- Compliance with the Selective Service Law for males ages 18-25. Please be advised that under Texas law, names and other information concerning applicants or nominees may be subject to disclosure upon request.THECB does not allow dual employment with other state of Texas agencies or institutions.Skills assessment may be conducted at time of interview. No phone calls or emails, please. Due to the high volume of applications, we do not accept telephone calls and cannot reply to all email inquiries. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. -

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