Performs advanced (senior-level) managerial work providing direction and guidance in strategic operations and planning. Work involves establishing the strategic plan and goals and objectives; developing policies; reviewing guidelines, procedures, rules, and regulations; establishing priorities, standards, and measurement tools for determining progress in meeting goals; coordinating and evaluating program activities; and reviewing and approving budgets. Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Veterans, Reservist or Guardsman with an MOS or additional duties that fall in the fields of Army - Command Management Branch; Navy - LDO Administration; Coast Guard - MGT10 Management; Marines - General Officer; Air Force - 90G0 General Officer or other related fields pertaining to the minimum experience requirement may meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_Program Management.pdf In order to receive Veterans' preference, a copy of Form DD#214 is required at time of interview.
Essential Job Elements:
Directs the financial and facility-related activities of the Alamo, including the planning, duty assignments, and supervision of staff. Conducts staff evaluations; and develops position descriptions as needed for division staff in a timely manner; and resolves personnel issues in a timely manner. Oversees and directs cash management, investment management, budgeting, audit, accounting, purchasing, long range forecasting, and insurance activities for the organization. Oversee the earned income activities of the museum store and facility rental divisions to provide maximum net income. Ensures that all financial policies and procedures for the Alamo are in place and maintained current. Manage the finance office to insure the Alamo’s accounting and financial functions are performed effectively and in accordance with FASB, nonprofit Generally Accepted Accounting Standards. Select, manage, develop, and evaluate the finance office staff to effectively meet the Alamo goals. Direct cash activities to maintain appropriate cash levels. Manage banking relationships to optimize service and minimize cost to the Alamo. Direct preparation for annual audit and other audit activities. Coordinate issuance of annual financial statements. Directs the preparation of Alamo budget requests and ensures prudent management of funds throughout the fiscal year. Reviews guidelines, procedures, policies, rules, and regulations. Monitors compliance with policies and procedures for programs and make recommendations to improve Alamo finance activities. Ensures compliance with laws pertaining to program activities. Oversees and/or prepares management and productivity reports and studies, including reports regarding LBB requirements and agency strategic plan. Works closely with Executive Team to establish and improve agency processes/procedures in a timely and professional manner. Represents the Alamo at meetings, hearings, trials, legislative sessions, conferences, and seminars or on boards, panels, and committees as requested. Oversees facility and property management at the Alamo in coordination with Alamo executive staff and GLO Financial Management staff.
Graduation from an accredited school with a Bachelor's Degree in finance, accounting or a closely related field. Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in finance or accounting roles. Three (3) years of experience in a managerial position. Demonstrated experience in the analysis and evaluation of financial data.
Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA) or Master's Degree in Public Administration or Public Affairs from an accredited institution in the field of finance, accounting, business or a closely related field. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed by the State of Texas. Experience with Texas USAS, CAPPS or Abila (Sage) MIP accounting system or similar accounting software. Five (5) years in a progressively responsible financial leadership role.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Knowledge of financial analysis models and government financial statements. Knowledge of government accounting principles and State of Texas Accounting Policy Statements. Knowledge of State of Texas Annual Financial Report processes. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles. Knowledge of budget creation and management, cost allocation, revenue recognition, cash management and management of grants. Skill in exercising logic and sound reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. Ability to express ideas clearly, listen to and consider the ideas of others, and use sound judgment about content, tone and audience. Ability to generate new ideas, foster creativity, and aim for continual improvements. Ability to prepare reports, memos, calculations and other documentation.
This position requires the employee to primarily perform sedentary office work; however, mobility (moving around the work-site) is routinely required to carry out some duties. This position requires extensive computer, telephone and client/customer contact and communication. It requires the ability to move and position oneself as needed for filing and similar routine office duties. The job also requires normal cognitive abilities requiring the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies. It requires the stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. Ability to read printed materials and computer screens. The individual must be able to move and transport records, documents, boxes, and all related information and materials, weighing up to 20 pounds when required. The individual must be able to remain stationary for long periods of time when commuting to and from assigned destination and when traveling on state business including fieldwork and training assignments.
Other (licenses, certifications, et cetera):
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The Texas General Land Office/Veterans Land Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability or genetic information in employment or the provision of services. A criminal conviction records check is required for applicants who are selected for a position. The State of Texas requires all males who are 18 through 25 and required to register with the Selective Service to present either proof of registration or exemption from registration upon hire. The U.S. Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires new employees to present proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. The Texas General Land Office is a non-smoking agency. Smoking is permitted only in designated areas. In compliance with the FLSA, the GLO compensates overtime work though time off in lieu of payment.