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Budget and Finance Director

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically through this website. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and resumes will not be accepted. VIDC does not accept "see resume" as a response to any question. Information on the application is the primary source used for screening the position. Applications should include complete work and salary history, contact information for all current and prior employers, reasons for leaving all prior employment and explanations for any periods of unemployment. Blank fields in the application are considered incomplete applications and will be disqualified. You will receive a confirmation number once your application has been successfully submitted. Edits cannot be made to the application once you have received a confirmation number. Phone calls are not accepted regarding an inquiry to the status of an application. Please refer to RMS for status updates.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Budget and Finance Director
Role Title Non-Classified
Job Open Date 09/01/2017
Job Close Date 10/03/2017
Open Until Filled No
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range $85,000 - $97,500
Agency Indigent Defense Commission (848)
Agency Website http://www.indigentdefense.virginia.gov/index.htm
Location Richmond (City) - 760
Sublocation
Position Number 20006
Job Posting Number 1028801
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band UG
Job Description

The Virginia Indigent Defense Commission (VIDC) is a Commonwealth of Virginia independent agency which provides legal representation to indigent criminal defendants through the administration of a state public defender system and the certification of court appointed counsel. The VIDC is dedicated to protecting the rights and dignity of our clients through zealous, compassionate, high-quality legal advocacy.

Duties
Plans, coordinates, executes, and supervises all daily activities of the Budget and Finance department to meet, Federal, State, and Commission policies procedures and regulations. Establishes and implements goals, objectives, operational standards, and procedures for the department. Supervises the daily activities of staff in the areas of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Procurement, and Budgeting. Directs and coordinates agency’s financial and budget activities related to operations and to ensure maximize efficiency. Reviews and approves transactions and fiscal reconciliations as required. Serve as the agency liaison for APA audits and inquiries. Actively participates in senior level management issues including, but not limited to, strategic planning, COOP development, and project management.

Minimum Qualifications

-Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field with considerable experience in Accounting, Budgeting, and Financial reporting.
-Considerable knowledge of Accounting principles, practices, and procedures with an emphasis on fiscal and budgetary development and analysis.
-Experience providing hands-on management for the budgeting, purchasing, and financial functions of an agency or organization.
-Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate effectively across all position levels within the agency and also with outside entities.
- Experience supervising and managing a financial staff.
-Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and direct staff.

Preferred Qualifications

-Advanced degree in Accounting, Public Administration, and/or CPA is preferred.
-Knowledge of State Government administration, budgeting, purchasing, and fiscal operations is strongly preferred.

Special Requirements

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a fingerprint-based criminal background check, verification of employment history and reference verifications.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically through this website. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and resumes will not be accepted. VIDC does not accept “see resume” as a response to any question. Information on the application is the primary source used for screening the position. Applications should include complete work and salary history, contact information for all current and prior employers, reasons for leaving all prior employment and explanations for any periods of unemployment. Blank fields in the application are considered incomplete applications and will be disqualified.

You will receive a confirmation number once your application has been successfully submitted. Edits cannot be made to the application once you have received a confirmation number. Phone calls are not accepted regarding an inquiry to the status of an application. Please refer to RMS for status updates.

Contact Information

Name
Phone
Fax
Email hr@adm.idc.virginia.gov
Address

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Have you previously worked for Virginia Indigent Defense Commission? If yes, please indicate the location and direct supervisor(s).

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Have you ever been terminated or ask to resign from any position? If yes, please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents