Washington State Department of Health
Budget and Fiscal Analyst (HSC 3)
This recruitment has been reposted to invite additional applicants to apply. Applicants who applied prior to 2/20/2018, need not reapply.
About the Position
The Health Services Consultant (HSC) 3 Budget and Fiscal Analyst works within the Office of Infectious Disease (ID) Operations Unit in the Disease Control and Health Statistics (DCHS) Division. The mission of DCHS is to work within the governmental public health system and with other public health and health care partners to implement public health programs, take public health actions, develop public health policy, and conduct assessment activities to improve the health of the people of Washington.
The ID Administrative/Operations Unit works to assure that funding and other financing are consistently available to support core public health infectious disease services in Washington; program areas are accountable for the funds they receive and expend; and program staff are made aware of and comply with agency policies.
The Budget and Fiscal Analyst is a designated specialist for the Infectious Disease Office and is responsible for budgets and fiscal operations.
This is a full-time permanent Health Services Consultant 3 (HSC 3) within the division of Disease Control and Health Services - Infectious Disease, Prevention. This recruitment may be used to fill other HSC 3 positions within the unit.
Learn more about ID .
About DOH and our Employer of Choice Initiatives
Washington State Department of Health (DOH) works with federal, state, tribal, and local partners to help people in Washington stay healthy and safe. Our programs and services help prevent illness and injury, promote healthy places to live and work, provide education to help people make good health decisions and ensure our state is prepared for emergencies. To learn more about the agency, visit the DOH website and DOH Infographic (PDF) .
DOH is a great place to work and has implemented several Employer of Choice initiatives, including:
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diversity and inclusion
. DOH fosters an inclusive environment that encourages all employees to bring their authentic selves to work each day. We strive to hire, develop, and retain a competent and diverse workforce that is reflective of the customers we serve. Watch the DOH Diversity is Rising video.
We have an engaging Wellness@Health
program which offers programs that support healthy behaviors and work/life balance. Our program provides wellness education, access to healthy food, physical activity classes, stress relief, and many other resources to support a healthy you.
We support a healthy work/life balance
by offering flexible/alternative work schedules, and mobile and telework options. (Depending on job duties.)
We are making exciting steps towards modernizing our workplace
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We have an Infant at Work Program
that is based on the long-term health values of breastfeeding newborns and infant-parent bonding. Eligible employees who are new mothers, fathers, or legal guardians can bring their infant (6 weeks to 6 months) when returning to work. (Depending on job duties and work location.) Watch KING 5's Drew Mikkelsen report on the Infant at Work program .
What will you be doing? - Duties include:
Managing the budgets of Washington State Infectious Disease Programs.
Developing biennial budgets and allotments (spending plans).
Developing and tracking budget codes to identify distinct fund sources and assure accountability and appropriate financial management of program funds.
Developing and using system spreadsheets for tracking programs' over-all budget including revenue and expenditures and provide reports quarterly or as requested.
Projecting budgetary needs for current and future biennia based on past trends and research into health care costs and update projections at least semi-annually and as requested.
Developing projections by analyzing historical costs and trends in support of program requests and Decision Packages which request funding from the state legislature.
Analyzing actual versus projected program costs and updating at least quarterly and providing the information to Program Managers.
Overseeing the monetary aspects of program grants received and awarded to other entities.
What we're looking for
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: (NOTE: Experience may have been gained concurrently.)
A Bachelor's degree or higher in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or a closely allied field; AND
two (2) or more years (full time equivalency) of progressively responsible experience working with governmental accounting, budget, contracts, or grants.
An Associate's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or a closely allied field; AND
three (3) or more years (full time equivalency) of progressively responsible experience working with governmental accounting, budget, contracts, or grants.
Five (5) or more years (full time equivalency) of progressively responsible experience working with governmental accounting, budget, contracts, or grants.
Preference may be given to candidate who have the following DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: (NOTE: Experience may have been gained concurrently.)
Intermediate-level experience using MS Excel to create and manipulate large or complex spreadsheets, use mathematical formulas to calculate data, link worksheets, import data from other sources, filter lists, and create and format charts and graphs.
Demonstrated experience using (please use the apply button below) or Enterprise Reporting or similar reporting system.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with Federal Circulars.
Demonstrated experience working with diverse staff, contractors, and others.
Conditions of Employment/Working Conditions
With or without an accommodation, I am willing and able to:
Work indoors, at a desk/workstation the majority of a work day, in an open office environment with possible conversation and other noise distractions.
Work in a tobacco, drug, and alcohol free environment.
Occasionally work in excess of 40 hours per week and/or to adjust normally scheduled hours, which may include evening and weekends, to meet program needs and critical deadlines.
Occasionally travel (up to 5% of the time), including overnight stays and multi-day trips to remote locations, throughout Washington State, to meet with contractors, conduct business, or attend or provide training.
Work in a fast-paced/stressful environment with multiple priorities and competing deadlines.
Legally operate a state or privately owned vehicle OR provide alternative transportation.
Interact and work with customers, some of whom may be frustrated or distressed in a positive, friendly and supportive manner that meets the needs and standards of the office and the agency.
Have contact with culturally diverse clients and providers, including some contact with those who may be angry, distraught, or frustrated.
This position is covered by an Agency Shop provision. Therefore, as a condition of employment, the incumbent of this position must either join the union and pay union dues, or pay the union a representational or other fee within 30 days of the date you are placed into pay status.
The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is an equal opportunity employer. DOH strives to create a working environment that is inclusive and respectful. It is our policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of our workforce. Applicants wishing assistance or alternative formats in the process should contact Skyler Jones at (see application details), (see application details) , or TDD Relay at 1-(see application details) or 7-1-1.
Intrigued? We'd love to hear from you. Click Apply to submit your detailed application profile along with the following:
1. A letter of interest, describing how you meet the specific required and desired qualifications for this position.
2. A current resume.
3. Three (3) or more professional references, to be included in your profile. Please include at least one supervisor, peer, and (if you have supervised staff) a subordinate.
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* Important information regarding the Application Process and the Supplemental Questions
Only applicants who follow the directions and complete the Application Process and Supplemental Questions in-full will have their responses reviewed for consideration.
Education and experience selected, listed and/or detailed in the Supplemental Questions must be verifiable on the detailed applicant profile submitted.
More than Just a Paycheck!
Employee benefits are not just about the kind of services you get, they are also about how much you may have to pay out of pocket. Washington State offers one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation.
We understand that your life revolves around more than just your career and that your priority is making sure that you and your family will maintain health and financial security. That's why choice is a key component of our benefits package. We have a selection of health and retirement plans, paid leave, staff training and other compensation benefits that you can mix and match to meet your current and future needs. Read about our benefits:
The following information describes typical benefits available for full-time employees who are expected to work more than six months. Actual benefits may vary by appointment type or be prorated for other than full-time work. Check with the agency human resource office for specific benefit information.
Employees and families are covered by medical (including vision), dental and basic life insurance. There are multiple medical plans with affordable monthly premiums that offer coverage throughout the state. Staff are eligible to enroll each year in a medical flexible spending account which enables them to use tax-deferred dollars toward their health care expenses. Employees are also covered by basic life and long term disability insurance, with the option to purchase additional coverage amounts. To view premium rates, coverage choice in your area and how to enroll, please visit the Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) website . Retirement and Deferred Compensation
State Employees are members of the Washington Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS). New employees have the option of two employer contributed retirement programs. For additional information, check out the Department of Retirement Systems ' web site. Employees also have the ability to participate in the Deferred Compensation Program (DCP). This is a supplemental retirement savings program (similar to an IRA) that allows you control over the amount of pre-tax salary dollars you defer as well as the flexibility to choose between multiple investment options. Vacation (Annual Leave)
You begin accruing vacation starting your first month of employment. Since we value your loyalty, the amount of vacation you can accrue increases the longer you work with us. Washington State supports members of the armed forces with 21 days paid military leave per year. Vacation accrues for full-time employees per WAC 357-31-165 .
Full-time employees are entitled to eleven* paid holidays:
New Year's Day January 1 Martin Luther King, Jr's birthday Third Monday in January Presidents' Day Third Monday in February Memorial Day Last Monday in May Independence Day July 4 Labor Day First Monday in September Veterans' Day November 11 Thanksgiving Day Fourth Thursday in November & Friday after Christmas Day December 25 Personal Holiday Employee's selection each calendar year
*Employees who are members of certain Unions are entitled to an additional personal leave day of their choice. Please refer to specific Collective Bargaining Agreements for more information. Social Security
All state employees are covered by the federal Social Security and Medicare systems. The state and the employee pay an equal amount into the system. Sick Leave
Full-time employees earn eight hours of sick leave per month. Paid sick leave may be used for reasons included in WAC 357-31-130 . Please visit the State HR Website for more detailed information.
Washington State Department of Health
Website : http://www.doh.wa.gov