State of Oregon Program Analyst 2 (Financial Reporting Analyst) in Statewide, Oregon

Program Analyst 2 (Financial Reporting Analyst)

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Program Analyst 2 (Financial Reporting Analyst)

Salary

$49,728.00 - $72,600.00 Annually

Location

Statewide, OR

Job Type

Permanent

Department

Education-Office of Finance & Administration

Job Number

EDUC18-0612

Closing

6/28/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

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Description

Announcement: EDUC18-0612

Program Analyst 2

Office of Finance and Administration

Oregon Department of Education

Salem, Oregon

The Oregon Department of Education's passion extends beyond the classroom. We seek to foster equity and excellence for every learner through collaborations with educators, partners, and communities. A career at ODE means collaborating with passionate and talented professionals whose influence reaches teachers, administrators, parents and, most importantly, students. Our culture flourishes by embracing diversity and innovation. We strive to remove systemic barriers and define success by providing more equitable opportunities for the children of Oregon.

The School Finance unit is located within OFA. The primary responsibilities of this unit is to calculate the apportionments of the State School Fund (SSF) for the 197 school districts and 19 education service districts. The unit also collects financial information, budget and actual, for each of these local education agencies. The unit is also responsible to review and validate much of the data used for the calculations of the SSF. The unit addresses financial issues that impact school districts statewide and acts to set policy for the financial activity of the school districts and education service districts. These activities include, but are not limited to, updating the Program Budgeting and Accounting Manual (PBAM), data collections, and state and federal fiscal reporting.

We are recruiting for one permanent, full-time Program Analyst 2. This position is located in Salem, Oregon, and is classified and represented by Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

The primary purpose of this position is to provide support to school districts and education service districts in their financial reporting to ODE. The position oversees data collections and works in conjunction with data loading and outreach/support teams to serve as a liaison with districts and ensure continuity, quality customer service, and accurate data submissions.

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, or a degree related to Accounting and/or Budgeting; AND two years experience coordinating or administering a program in Accounting, Budgeting, or Education.

OR

Any combination of experience or education equivalent to five years of experience coordinating or administering a program in Accounting, Budgeting, or Education.

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Strong understanding of government processes and financial principles

  • Experience to manage large and diverse projects with ever-changing structures and timelines

  • Experience working collaboratively in teams and facilitating/coordinating diverse interests

  • Ability to be resourceful

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (oral and written)

  • Able to perform critical thinking and problem solving

  • Excellent customer service skills

To Apply:

  • Complete electronic application including supplemental questions.

  • Attach a cover letter and resume that addresses why you believe your background and experience make you the ideal candidate for this position.

  • Attach veteran documentation if you are asking for veteran points. To receive veteran preference points, you must attach appropriate documentation.

Failure to complete these steps may result in disqualification of your application.

"The Oregon Department of Education is committed to searching for and sustaining a culturally, racially, ethnically, and linguistically diverse working environment. We are dedicated to hiring and retaining a diverse staff that blends expertise and interest in supporting every student in Oregon. The Oregon Department of Education understands that an authentic focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion in the work place will in turn create an engaging and talented workforce devoted to creating a better education system for Oregon."

This job announcement may be used to fill future vacancies in this class of work. Apply now if you are interested in this or future vacancies.

Background Check: Applicants will be subject to a thorough background investigation which may include fingerprinting and driving record check. Adverse background data may be grounds for immediate disqualification. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude an appointment. The circumstances involved in the conviction will be considered.

E-Recruit Application Help and Support AND Veterans Preference Information

Application Technical Issues: If you have application login problems, get an error message during the application process, or are experiencing other technical (computer related) difficulties, please call the NEOGOV help line for assistance at 1-855-524-5627.

The Department of Education does not offer VISA sponsorships. On the first day of employment, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.

The Department of Education is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to a diverse workforce.

Core benefits

Medical, vision and dental insurance

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members

  • $5,000 in employee basic life insurance

Retirement benefits

  • Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)

  • Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs

**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.

Paid leaves and other benefits

  • Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation

  • Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments

  • 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year

  • Ten paid holidays a year

The state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.

Optional benefits

  • Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents

  • Long-term and short-term disability

  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment

  • Long-term care (self and eligible family members)

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.

The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.