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Financial Executive Officer

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/02/01
Posting End Date: 2024/02/15
Category: Accounting and Finance
Sub Category: Executive Management
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 43.46
Maximum Salary: 54.33
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Idaho Department of Fish and Game Opportunity

Please note: Applications will be accepted through 4:59 p.m. MST on the posting end date.

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) is seeking a Financial Executive Officer to join our team. This position will manage the Department’s Administration Bureau and is part of the agency’s leadership team that is located at our Headquarters office, situated adjacent to the Boise Greenbelt, the MK Nature Center, and the Kristin Armstrong Municipal Park in Boise.

Why IDFG? We are a premier natural resource agency dedicated to preserving, protecting, perpetuating, and managing Idaho's fish and wildlife for this great state. We are committed to creativity, innovation, and excellence as we cultivate opportunities for our customers to engage with our natural resources and become resource stewards for future generations. We are highly dedicated to our mission, committed to our team, and we know how to balance work/life commitments while loving the work we do.

What We Offer: 


  • Manage the activities of 33 fiscal staff members, a $149M departmental budget and highly complex accounting.
  • Direct the development and implementation of IDFG budgets, operating policies, and management procedures. Ensure the effectiveness of financial programs, oversee financial management issues, identification of problems, and direct implementation of solutions.
  • Direct the establishment of internal financial controls and ensure the financial/audit operation and reporting requirements comply with applicable federal and state laws, policies, standards, regulations, and generally accepted accounting principles and practices. Oversee and direct subordinate staff in actions having significant legal and political consequences.
  • Direct development of financial and administrative documents used in executive decision-making and provide technical consultation and advice.
  • Identify the information technology systems needed to carry out their mandate.
  • Manage through subordinate managers and supervisors, activities of significant, and highly complex accounting, budgeting, and/or auditing functions.
  • Confer with and provide liaising to public/elected officials and private business representatives to resolve, discuss, and negotiate issues that commit the department to a course of action in their areas of responsibility.
  • Support the Director's Office and serve as a representative of the IDFG Director and fulfill policies and rules of the Fish and Game Commission

Minimum Qualifications: (These qualifications are required.)

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business with at least 20 semester credit hours in accounting
  • Experience managing the staff and activities of a financial operation. (Typically gained by at least two years of management responsibilities of a professional staff in a financial operation.)
  • Experience designing and implementing complex computerized accounting or auditing systems. (Typically gained by at least one year of experience designing and implementing complex computerized accounting or auditing systems.)
  • Experience preparing financial management documents and statements. (Typically gained by at least two years of experience preparing annual reports, or similar types of actions for decision-making.)
  • Experience identifying and resolving problems involving financial software systems. (Typically gained by at least two years of experience dealing with problems such as the payroll system, collection of revenues, maintaining fixed assets, etc.)
  • Experience preparing and making oral presentations. (Typically gained by at least two years of experience as a manager/supervisor making presentations to the organizational director, top-level management, committees, etc.)
  • Experience writing narrative reports setting forth conclusions and recommendations for consideration by top-level management. (Typically gained by at least two years of experience as a manager/supervisor writing reports to the organizational director, top-level management, committees, etc.)

To learn more about the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, please see the following:

    Thank you for applying with us!


    Idaho Department of Fish and Game
    P.O. Box 25 
    Boise, Idaho 83707


    If you have questions,
    please contact us at:


    [email protected]


    (208) 334-3773


    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.