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Director of Internal Operations

Company name
The Maine Human Rights Commission

Location
Augusta, ME, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Manager, Operations, Executive

Posted on
Jan 17,2019

Valid Through
May 02,2019

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Director of Internal Operations

Augusta

Maine

United States

Full-time

Are you interested in protecting the financial assets of Maine citizens? Does managing state government banking operations intrigue you? If so, join us in the Office of the State Treasurer!

Our Office provides efficient banking and financial services for over $1.4 billion in state government and other funds, as well as administration of the bonds authorized by Maine voters. In addition, we manage over $250 million in unclaimed property funds that are owed to individuals or businesses, but for whom the owner can’t be found.

Our Core Values

Stewardship

– Diligently caring for the resources entrusted to us.

Integrity

– Courage and commitment to doing what is right.

Knowledge

– Understanding of our fiduciary requirements and continually seeking to learn.

Public service

– Providing the best services to our customers and members of our team.

What We Offer

The Office of the State Treasurer (OST) offers a supportive work environment, a healthy work/life balance, a comprehensive benefits package, and an opportunity to positively affect the lives of fellow Mainers.    

Responsibilities

In this role, you would manage the OST’s day-to-day operations, the largest of which are managing the State’s cash and bank accounts and the unclaimed property program. Overseeing daily operations requires managing staff, contracts, and the OST budget, ensuring sound internal controls and financial management, and working with OST staff and other agencies to resolve issues.  The Director also manages the Unclaimed Property Program, focusing on third-party audits and the general needs of the unit.

 The Director oversees all financial management functions, ensuring that standards and priorities are consistent with established goals and objectives. Ensuring the proper control, handling, and reconciliation of all state funds in accordance with Governmental Accounting Standards Board statements is vital. Regarding financial services, this position will assist in or manage the coordination of banking services on state-wide level and back-up the Deputy Treasurer on daily investments. Compliance with the federal Cash Management Improvement Act and preparation of the annual Treasury-State Agreement with the U.S. Department of Treasury are also responsibilities of the Director. This involves working closely with other state agencies to ensure that federal funds are drawn and disbursed in a timely manner.

Qualifications

Candidates must have a solid background in the following areas: state and federal government regulations; financial management and analysis; the principles and practices of government accounting; state budgeting; and, government banking services.  Experience with the State’s accounting system and querying tools is a plus. Familiarity with State human resources procedures is also helpful. On-the-job training is available, and background in these areas will provide a more fluid transition.

Candidates must demonstrate the ability to: manage and supervise staff with diverse backgrounds and responsibilities; communicate well in person and in writing; interpret laws, rules, and regulations; identify and solve complex financial, human resource, and management issues; and, represent the Department in all financial matters.

To be considered, candidates must have an 8-year combination of education, training, and/or experience in financial program management involving a general knowledge of banking and fiscal procedures. The successful candidate will have at least 2 years of senior level management experience.

For details on the State of Maine’s benefits package, visit:

https://www.maine.gov/bhr/oeh/benefits

Additional Notes:

Employee options for benefits include Health and Dental coverage for family, Vision plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Flexible Spending Accounts, Voluntary Retirement Savings, Group Life Insurance, and Gym Reimbursements.

Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: 21.17% of pay.

Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $13.13 biweekly

Value of State-paid Health Insurance*:

95% State Contribution = $422.45 biweekly (Employee pays: 5%)

*The level of actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.

Company info

The Maine Human Rights Commission
Website : http://maine.gov/mhrc/

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