Financial Monitoring Manager (Manager V) Internal

Job #: 2021-16

  • TWC Job #: NA
  • Opening Date: 12/09/2020
  • Travel Required: 10%
  • Monthly Salary: $6,617.00 - $6,667.00/mo
  • Position Location: Austin, Texas
  • Group Step: B26
  • Class: 1604

Veterans, Reservists or members of the Guard with a Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) code of 641- LDO - Administration, MGT10- Management, 86M0- Operations Management, or other related fields may meet the minimum requirements for this position and are highly encouraged to apply.

In order to qualify for this position a State of Texas Applications must be submitted to the Director of Human Resources. The OOG requires all sections of the state application to be completed.

Omission of data on the state application is grounds for disqualification of the application.

Only interviewed applicants will receive notice of the final disposition of the selection process. 

OOG employees applying for a position within the same job classification, if selected, will be laterally transferred with no increase in salary.

General Description:

This position is hired to work in the Office of Compliance and Monitoring (OCM) within the Office of the Governor (OOG) reporting to the Division Director of OCM.  This positions is responsible for the daily operations of the Financial Monitoring Unit.  Work involves overseeing and assigning work to staff responsible for conducting financial monitoring reviews on entities receiving funds awarded by the OOG.   Develop policies, procedures, and standards for daily activities.  Supervises the work of others, which involves all personnel management functions.  Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for initiative and independent judgment. 

Essential Duties:

  • Manages the day-to-day activities of staff responsible for conducting financial monitoring reviews within the Financial Monitoring Unit.
  • Assist in the development of the risk assessments and annual financial monitoring plans.
  • Oversees and/or develops monitoring review scope, programs, objectives, project procedures, and deliverables.
  • Oversees others in the preparation of documentation (working papers, spreadsheets, etc.) to support assessments, recommendations and/or reports.
  • Evaluates financial monitoring reviews for completeness; compliance with standards; uniformity in method; and adherence to statutes, law, agency guidance, and division procedures.  
  • Reviews and evaluates the impact of changes in proposed federal and state laws, as well as federal guidelines on program objectives, and notifies management of issues.
  • Oversees the maintenance of TeamMate, CODgr, and other internal systems used by the team and evaluate systems for improvements.
  • Develop policies, procedures, and standards for daily activities.
  • Handles sensitive and confidential situations accordingly. 
  • Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of others.
  • Identifies job specific training needs of staff and facilitates training as feasible.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • College graduate from an accredited U.S. four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, auditing, business administration, finance, or related field.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in auditing, accounting, or grant management including a minimum of one year of supervisory experience relevant to the assignment.

               Note: Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.  


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:

  • Knowledge of auditing and monitoring standards (e.g., Government Auditing Standards, American Institute

of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Statements on Auditing Standards).

  • Knowledge in the field of accounting.
  • Knowledge of TeamMate and other automated information tracking systems.
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to program areas; and of the principles and practices of public administration and management.
  • Knowledge of personal computers and software applications.
  • Skill in using logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Skill in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.
  • Skill in sampling techniques.
  • Ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to develop and evaluate administrative policies and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships within and outside the agency.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. 
  • Ability to make complex decisions and to interpret agency enforced regulatory laws, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to travel.

Registration, Certification or Licensure:   Valid Texas Driver’s License.

Physical Requirements and/or Working Conditions:  This classification functions in a standard office environment and requires a regular schedule of 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday or an alternate schedule to be approved by the OOG.  Ability to move up to 35 lbs.  Ability to drive and travel as needed.  Will need to move about the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, set up conference rooms for meetings, etc. Must be able to communicate and exchange accurate information via phone, computer and in person.  Must be able to observe and evaluate media and grant presentations. Must be able to work hours during a legislative session that include holidays and as needed. 

The Office of the Governor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new employees to present proof of eligibility to work in the United States within three (3) days of being hired. The Office of the Governor participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Male candidates between 18 and 25 years of age are required to show proof of Selective Service registration (or exemption) prior to an offer of employment being extended. Such proof is not required to be filed with an application but must be provided upon request by the Human Resources office. For additional information pertaining to Selective Service registration, you may visit Applicants may obtain a copy of the Agency's Equal Employment Opportunity Utilization Report upon request.

Notice to Applicants Who May Require Reasonable Accommodation in the Interview Process

Applicants with disabilities who may need to discuss special accommodations during the interview process should contact 512-463-5873 and ask to speak to the Office of the Governor’s Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator in the Human Resources Department. If reasonably possible, please call at least 48 hours in advance to afford our representative and the hiring division sufficient time to properly review and coordinate your request.