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IDOC - Financial Manager

Posting Begin Date: 2024/05/24
Posting End Date: 2024/06/26
Category: Corrections
Sub Category: Management
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 36.08
Maximum Salary: 41.50
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity

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


The Idaho Department of Correction is recruiting for a Financial Manager at Central Office in Boise, Idaho. This position will plan, organize, and direct an accounting and/or auditing program; perform related work.


  1. Act as liaison to management and staff at each correctional institution, the Central Office headquarters staff, and other department staff. 
  2. Provide correctional facilities with weekly, monthly, and ad hoc financial reports used as management tools. These reports can also include budget variance, cash, forecasts, projects, labor, resident labor, and unusual or problematic expenditure analyses, etc. 
  3. Develop and monitor facility budgets and financial plans. 
  4. Establish improved processes and controls in compliance with Central Office Fiscal requirements and the state guidelines. This includes the continual implementation of improvements in SOP’s, business processes, and systems. 
  5. Supervise fiscal staff for multiple correctional facilities, including vacation scheduling, tracking attendance, hiring, handling disciplinary problems, performance evaluations, performance measurements, and day to day oversight. 
  6. Administration of Purchasing Cards and electronic travel reimbursement systems. 
  7. Design, develop, or oversee the development of and changes to financial reporting and management systems and direct their implementation. 
  8. Develop and recommend financial policy and procedures. 
  9. Forecasting and cash management of dedicated and other funds.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  1. Good knowledge of accounting principles and practices. Typically gained from at least four (4) years of professional experience as a staff accountant or higher-level position applying generally accepted accounting principles. Experience must have been included preparing and analyzing financial statements, work papers, budgets, tax and payroll records as well as providing significant input into the development of accounting systems. 
  2. Good knowledge of supervisory practices. Typically gained from at least one year experience that required work assignment, direction and monitoring with responsibility (or with significant input) for hiring employees, preparing performance evaluations and handling grievances or discipline; or successful completion of courses or seminars that included all five elements of management: planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling. 
  3. Experience analyzing financial and auditing data. Typically gained from approximately one year experience that includes the design, development, preparation, analysis of and distribution of monthly adhoc financial operating reports and year-end GAAP/GASB compliance financial statements. 
  4. Experience auditing or designing financial systems. Typically gained from approximately one year experience that includes auditing or designing processes or procedures to ensure financial control and accountability. 
  5. Experience establishing internal financial or auditing controls. Typically gained from approximately one year experience that included the reporting and recording of financial transactions in accordance with GAAP, GASB, state and federal rules and regulations, and the development and management of financial systems security. 
  6. Experience preparing and making oral presentations. Typically gained from at least one year of experience where a portion of the job included preparing and making oral presentations to executive level staff members in a formal setting.


The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit 


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.