Thursday, March 12, 2015

Financial Services Manager-DSHS(Selah,WA)

State of Washington
Dept. of Social and Health Services

invites applications for the position of:
Financial Services Manager (YVS) 01940
SALARY:$59,040.00 - $76,304.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 03/02/15
CLOSING DATE: 03/15/15 11:59 PM

Yakima Valley School is seeking a strong, fiscally sound Financial Services Manager to join our management team.

Your role
Yakima Valley School (YVS), located in Selah, provides care for 108 residents in 15 separate homes on campus.  Your role as the Financial Services Manager will be to ensure continued service within budget to the program and supporting the Department's mission of improving the health and safety of individuals, families and communities.  The core hours for the Financial Services Manager are 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.
As the Financial Services Manager you will be responsible to provide professional consultation and oversight related to financial services management and other assigned areas of responsibility.  You will provide direction, manage and administer all the financial service programs for the facility including:
  • Allotment control
  • Contract and resource management and administration
  • Facilities planning
  • Equipment management and procurement
  • Prepare periodic reports for local and regional status update and forecast
You will direct and manage the YVS financial team and fiscal system for the facility, which includes timekeeping, payroll, and general services for the Field Services South and the Yakima State Operated Living Alternative (SOLA) program.

Your success will be measured by developing appropriate strategies to maintain operations within the budget allotment and stay in compliance with the fiscal systems, policies, and guidelines of the agency.
The successful candidate will have:
Five (5) years of professional work experience, of which at least three years were in a managerial or supervisory capacity and a Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or closely related field.

We will substitute one year of the required management experience with a Master's degree.
Ensuring safety to the people we serve is number one.  Applicants considered for this position and other positions with DSHS, require a background check, which may include fingerprinting.

How to Apply
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically.  Please click here, you may need to set up an account profile.  To be considered for this position, you will need to attach the below list of items.  If you do not attach these items, your application MAY be disqualified.
  • A letter of interest describing how your experience, training, and education make you a viable and competitive candidate for this position.
  • A current, chronological resume.
  • Three professional references, with current contact information.
  • Proof of Education - Must attach college transcripts as a legible document to your application.
If you are not able to attach any of the documents, please contact Patti Palmer at 509-249-6014 or for assistance.

About our Administration
People with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families are valued citizens of the state of Washington.  Within the Department of Social and Health Services, the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) strives to develop and implement public policies that will promote individual worth, self-respect, and dignity such that each individual is valued as a contributing member of the community.

Yakima Valley School is within Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) and is located in Selah, a bedroom community to the large city of Yakima to the south, and sits in the beautiful Yakima Valley, surrounded by rolling hills, fruit orchards, forests, rivers and mountains which offer many recreational activities to do year round.  Selah is home to the Tree Top apple processing co-operative (their headquarters and two processing plants are located here) and the Yakima Tribe owned Hi-Country juicing plant.  This general area is also known as Wine Country with ample vineyards and tasting rooms to visit.

The Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, national origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability.  Persons requiring accommodation in the application process on this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the recruiter at 509-249-6014.  Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service by dialing 7 - 1 - 1 or 1-800-833-6388.

For questions about the application process please contact Patti Palmer at 509-249-6014 or .