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Financial Manager - ITS

Posting Begin Date: 2024/05/13
Posting End Date: 2024/05/26
Category: Accounting and Finance
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 34.25
Maximum Salary: 43.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Information Technology Services - ITS

State of Idaho Opportunity


Information Technology Services is a team of dedicated professionals providing core technology and cybersecurity services to agencies statewide, enabling state employees to better serve Idaho's citizens. We sincerely hope you will consider being a part of Information Technology Services success!

The Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) has an opening for a Financial Manager in our Chinden Campus office in Boise, Idaho. This position will manage financial services, budgeting, cost-recovery, and a statewide cost allocation plan (SWCAP) that includes working with all state agencies and other ITS non-agency customers.

 The ideal candidate will possess the following: 

  • Highly advanced Excel skills and abilities
  • Experience preparing data used in the state SWCAP
  • Experience with Luma, the statewide finance, procurement, and human capital management system (new July 1, 2024 and therefore less than one year of work experience).
  • Experience working with state legacy STARS. Typically gained by at least one year of work experience.
  • Experience documenting business processes, or writing reports, or developing other financial documents. Typically gained by at least two years of experience where your reports or documents were used to explain complex and/or contentious business issues.

 Example of Duties  

  • Supervise financial services staff, including hiring, training, vacation scheduling, tracking attendance, handling disciplinary matters, performance appraisals, performance measurements, and day-to-day oversight.
  • Manage the agency cost-recovery plan and working model using Excel.
  • Manage the SWCAP which is a two-year cycle that includes look-forward projections and a look-back reconciliation.
  • Manage agency budgets including the preparation, submission, and support of the annual process.
  • Manage agency spending plans using Excel, including collaborative preparation, maintenance, synchronization with Luma, and monthly reporting within Luma and Excel.
  • Provide customer service as a subject matter expert and help resolve concerns.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP, 2 CFR Part 200 (for SWCAP), federal and state laws, policies, and regulations.
  • Liaison with other agency staff and administrators for financial matters.
  • Design, develop, or oversee the development of and changes to financial reporting and management information systems.
  • Develop and recommend financial policy and procedures.
  • Perform complex accounting, auditing and budgeting reviews and analysis.
  • Ensure financial systems and documents are in compliance with laws, policies, standards, and regulations and with generally accepted accounting principles and practices.
  • Define issues and take adversarial positions. Actions have significant legal ramifications.
  • Prepare or oversee the preparation of a variety of financial documents.
  • Provide professional consultation regarding financial matters and in the application of information technology issues to support various financial requirements.


Minimum Qualifications 

Good knowledge of:

  • Accounting principles and practices.
    Typically gained from least 4 years of professional experience as a staff accountant or higher-level position applying generally accepted accounting principles. The experience must have been included preparing and analyzing statements, work papers, budgets, tax and payroll records as well as providing significant input into the development of accounting systems.
  • 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.


  • Analyzing financial and auditing data.
    Typically gained from at least one year experience that includes the design, development, preparation, analysis of and distribution of monthly ad hoc financial operating reports and year-end GAAP/GASB compliance financial statements.
  • Auditing or designing financial systems.
    Typically gained from at least one year experience that includes auditing or designing processes or procedures to ensure financial control and accountability.
  • Establishing internal financial or auditing controls.
    Typically gained from at least 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.
  • 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. 

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


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.