Director IUnder the direction of the DFPS Information Technology Business Operations Director, the IT Budget Office Director performs advanced (senior-level) managerial work in leading the IT budget functions while participating in budget operations and strategic planning and procurement activities.This position oversees planning, organizing, coordinating, executing, and evaluating the IT budgetary activities by working closely with the IT management team to develop annual budgets, track budget execution, address budget deviations, problems, and events likely to affect operations and impact the agency's mission and resources. This director also works closely, as required, with agency Budget and Accounting offices to process requests related to the planning and execution of the IT operating budgets, biennial operating plans, legislative appropriations requests, and fiscal notes.The director plans, assigns, and supervises the work of others. The director works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. This position is classified as a fulltime position (40 hours a week). Work outside of regular hours may be required. Travel to other work location(s) may be required. Performs other duties as assigned.The mission of DFPS is to protect children, the elderly, and people with disabilities from abuse, neglect, and exploitation by involving clients, families, and communities. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm to get behind our mission of protecting those among us who are most in need.This position is a full-time position that includes other State of Texas benefits as described in this SAO site: http://www.sao.texas.gov/SAOReports/ReportNumber?id=18-704Essential Job Functions:* Oversees, prepares, and tracks the DFPS Information Technology (IT) budget documents, budgetary management reports, financial statements, and state and federal IT financial reports.* Oversees the development and evaluation of IT budgetary performance and workload measures, expenditure data, and trending analyses.* Ensures accuracy and timeliness of the IT financial information submitted as part of the strategic plan, legislative appropriations requests, fiscal notes, analyses of legislation, and federal funding-related reports.* Analyzes IT expenditure patterns, budget estimates, and cost drivers, makes recommendations on the use of funds, and examines for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations.* Oversees the development, implementation, and ongoing support of a full IT cost recovery rate structure to ensure costs are accurately attributed to each IT service consumer, including all intra-agency and inter-agency customers.* Issues instructions on budget and funding policies, procedures, and methods.* Plans, assigns, and/or supervises the work of budget analysts.* Performs related work as assigned. Knowledge Skills Abilities:* Demonstrated professional knowledge of state government accounting, budgetary, and fiscal management principles, practices, and procedures, IT cost recovery, and of legal restrictions governing allocation of state and federal funds.* Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions; skill in analyzing financial data, and in the use of a computer and applicable software, particularly Excel and other spreadsheet and database software for managing and tracking budgets.* Ability to establish goals and objectives; to analyze complex information, and report required action items to program leadership.* Skills in influencing, negotiation, and problem resolution; ability to plan, organize, coordinate, execute, monitor, and evaluate priorities; and ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to any level of the organization in a clear and concise manner.* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization, including the DFPS Executive Team, IT management team, Agency Budget and Accounting Staff, and agency contract oversight teams.* Skills in planning, assigning, supervising, and evaluating, the work of others. Registration or Licensure Requirements:Initial Selection Criteria:* Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, accounting, public administration, or related field. Work experience may be substituted on a year for year basis.At least three years of experience as a program director or manager, with emphasis on managing budget and/or accounting staff resources. Additional Information:REQ 461472Candidates selected for interviews may be required to bring two personal writing samples related to budget recommendations, fiscal note preparation, statement of work development, and/or budget procedures and documentation. MOS Code:For more information see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx.HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form.In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.