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Posting Begin Date: 09/22/2023
Posting End Date: 10/08/2023
Category: Accounting and Finance
Sub Category: Natural Resources
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 28.00
Maximum Salary: 30.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly
We are excited to announce an opening for the position of Senior Financial Specialist at the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation!
This exceptional opportunity allows you to blend your passion for the outdoors with your expertise in finance and accounting.
We are actively seeking a seasoned professional to take the lead in our financial management and budget coordination efforts. As the Senior Financial Specialist, you will utilize your extensive experience in financial analysis, budget development, and accounting principles to support the agency's financial operations. Additionally, this role will involve supervisory responsibilities, overseeing two Financial Technicians, while reporting to a Fiscal Officer. Your proven expertise and leadership will play a critical role in ensuring the financial stability and success of our organization, as we strive to improve the quality of life in Idaho through outdoor recreation and resource stewardship.
The position will be located in our headquarters office in East Boise, ID, where we are nestled against picturesque foothills, surrounded by rolling hills and hiking trails offering breathtaking views of the Treasure Valley. Moreover, we enjoy convenient access to the Boise River Greenbelt, a beloved 25-mile tree-lined pathway along the Boise River, connecting various popular riverside parks in the heart of the city.
This setting offers the perfect harmony between your professional skills and your love for the great outdoors!
Example of Duties:
Other duties may include:
Good knowledge of accounting principles and practices. Typically gained by at least four years of professional work experience applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), usually gained as a bookkeeper, accountant or equivalent; OR, an Associate's degree in accounting AND at least two years of professional work experience as described above.
Minimum Qualification Specialties:
The desired candidate will hold a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) certification.
WHY IDPR? We are innovators in outdoor recreation, committed to excellent service and resource stewardship. We foster experiences that renew the human spirit and promote community vitality. Our mission is to improve the quality of life in Idaho through outdoor recreation and resource stewardship. IDPR manages 30 state parks, trails and attractions throughout every region of Idaho and the registration programs for boats, snowmobiles and other off-highway vehicles (OHV). Money from these registration programs goes back to users to develop and maintain trails, facilities and programs. IDPR also provides free education courses for boaters and OHV operators.
BENEFITS: We offer a competitive benefits package which includes excellent medical, dental and vision insurance. There is generous vacation and sick leave accrual that begins as soon as you start. There are ten paid holidays in a year; participation in one of the Nation's best state retirement systems; multiple saving plans and optional 401K; life insurance; wellness programs; ongoing training opportunities and more.
Benefits: 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 https://dhr.idaho.gov/StateEmployees/Benefits.html.*
EEO/ADA/Veteran: 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.
*Benefits may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions.