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Finance Director(Job Id 14057) at South Dakota State Government

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Employer: South Dakota State Government – Department of Health

Expires: 06/02/2020

Job ID: 14057Agency: Department of Health – AdministrationSalary: $81,849.60 – $104,400.00 depending on qualificationsPay Grade: GNClosing Date: 6/1/2020The South Dakota Department of Health’s programs and services help prevent illness and injury, promote healthy places to live, work and play; provide education to help people make good health decisions; prepare for, respond to, and prevent public health threats; and support efforts to enhance quality and accessibility of healthcare. Our services touch the lives of every person in the state of South Dakota.We recognize that employees are our most valuable resource and we are committed to promoting a culture of excellence in DOH. We trust our employees to be innovative, challenge existing processes, and make the best decisions. We are interested in employing a diverse and skilled workforce that exhibits the values of leadership, accountability, communication, integrity, and teamwork. Public health is a diverse and growing field that offers many career options for people from a variety of educational backgrounds. Imagine yourself as part of a winning team that is making the lives of South Dakotans healthier and safer.Please visit our website at for further information about the Department of Health.If you are highly motivated, have a passion for service and want to fulfill your desire to make a difference, we want you to join our team!The vision of the South Dakota Department of Health is “Every South Dakotan Healthy and Strong”. Our staff are key to our success and make the Department a great place to work. The Director of Finance is part of the Department’s Executive Management Team and oversees all financial and budget operations (+$100 million/year) of the Department. This division has 14 team members and provides fiscal support to the rest of the department, including the management of state funds and federal grants and monitoring for compliance with state and federal financial regulations.This position is located in Pierre, South Dakota and reports directly to the Secretary of Health. The Director of Finance is part of the Department’s legislative task force and represents the Department on select statewide initiatives. The successful candidate will find public service challenging and rewarding.This position includes generous vacation leave accrual, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits.This position is exempt from the Civil Service Act. The Ideal Candidate Will Have:A bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance, economics or related field is required. A master’s degree is preferred.demonstrated experience in the finance sector;exceptional communication skills;problem solving attitude;ability to innovate;track record of taking initiative;experience as a team leader.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:accounting, budget and audit principles;supervision of staff;ability to direct revenue and expenditure analysis including in-depth financial, trend and economic analysis;ability to work with wide variety of programs to provide assistance;ability to lead process improvement and quality assurance measures;ability to work collaboratively with a variety of groups on fiscal and policy issues;ability to clearly present complex information to various groups.The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9.The State of South Dakota offers paid employee health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation leave accrual, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information please visit This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.Apply at: Dakota Bureau of Human Resources500 East CapitolPierre, SD 57501-5070Telephone: 605.773.3148 Fax: 605.773.4344”An Equal Opportunity Employer”