Join our Talent Network
Skip to main content

Financial Specialist, Principal - DOPL

Posting Begin Date: 2024/05/10
Posting End Date: 2024/08/11
Category: Accounting and Finance
Sub Category: Accounting and Finance
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 30.38
Maximum Salary: 32.28
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

Save Job Saved


Financial Specialist, Principal

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

About the Agency: The Division of Professional and Occupational licenses provides consumer protection and public safety through its regulation of more than 204,000 licensees within more than 48 Boards and Commissions here in the great State of Idaho. 

About the Position: This position will work directly under the financial officer, works collaboratively with one other financial principal and alongside an amazing financial team. This position’s main focus is on preparing quarterly reports for the boards as well as creating projections and reviewing fees with executive officers and boards to ensure a healthy cash balance.

This Financial Specialist Principal position is a great opportunity for a professional who's looking to provide consumer protection and public safety for all Idahoans. 


We have the one of the Nation's best state retirement systems (PERSI) that offers a lifetime benefit. 


  • Generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start. 
  • 11 paid holidays per year 
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision insurance - employee only coverage for PPO $65/month for medical and vision & $11.00/month for dental 
  • Paid parental leave
  • Multiple savings plans, optional 401K, and optional 457
  • Basic life insurance for employee and family 
  • Wellness programs 
  • Ongoing training opportunities 
  • An opportunity for student loan forgiveness
  • And more!

Example of Duties:

  • Supervision
  • Prepare Quarterly Reports for Executive Officers and Boards
  • Create 5-year projections for Executive Officers and Boards based on revenue and expenditures.
  • Licensure Board Fee Analysis
  • Assist with the implementation of a new statewide accounting system
  • Financial reporting, analysis, and reconciliations
  • Financial closing packages
  • Budget preparation for individuals Boards
  • Cost allocations
  • Grant accounting/ federal funds
  • Purchasing card/ travel
  • Fleet management.

Minimum Qualifications

Good knowledge of: 

  • Accounting principles and practices; 
  • Supervisory practices.


  • Using personal computers to develop, analyze, and report on financial data; 
  • Monitoring/reviewing internal financial controls;
  • Resolving technical accounting, auditing, or budgeting problems;
  • Preparing financial documents for management review;
  • Analyzing financial activities and recommending or implementing management actions.

Supplemental Information

This position is open until filled. The hiring managers are continuously considering applications for this position. This job announcement will close if the position is filled.

To learn more about the Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses, please visit our website at:


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.