Monterey County Health Department, Clinic Services Bureau is seeking an individual experienced in financial administration, budget management, and grant oversight with excellent analytical, leadership, and interpersonal communication skills to fill a vacancy at the Finance Manager II level.
The Clinic Services Bureau operates ten community clinic sites designated as Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), including the Alisal Health Center, Seaside Family Health Center, Monterey County Health Clinic at Marina, Bienestar Salinas, Bienestar Marina, NIDO, Laurel Family Practice Clinic, Laurel Internal Medicine Clinic, Laurel Vista Clinic, and Laurel Pediatric Clinic. The clinics provide preventive, primary, and specialty medical care services to the underserved population of Monterey County regardless of their ability to pay. Under the direction of the Clinic Services Bureau Chief, the Finance Manager will oversee a bureau-wide budget and fiscal operations, with an emphasis on operating an FQHC.
This position will report to the Clinic Services Bureau Chief and will work in partnership with other County departments and bureaus, as well as external agencies. The Finance Manager II position will be responsible for all aspects of fiscal operations, including fiscal policy, overseeing accounting, budget preparation, auditing, long range forecasting, capital planning, financial analysis and reporting. This position will work in conjunction with the Bureau Chief and Clinic Management to perform strategic planning regarding Clinic Services finances. This position will provide leadership and will supervise the Clinic Services Finance Team, including performance management, coaching and mentoring.
A list of eligible candidates resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies on a regular full-time, part-time, or temporary basis.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
Will have a proven track record demonstrating the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Thorough Knowledge of:
Principles and methods of public finance administration
Accounting operations, budgeting preparation and management; fiscal control auditing, cost accounting, financial reporting, forecasting, financial analysis, internal financial and operations auditing, reimbursement, grant management, and third-party reimbursement.
Computerized data processing as applied to financial management.
Working knowledge of:
Principles and methods of supervision and management, including work planning, analysis and organization; selection and evaluation of employees, and their training and development.
Word, Excel, Access and other common office software
Quantitative analysis and statistical reporting
Skills and Ability to:
Direct, plan and organize fiscal and accounting operations
Interpret and apply laws, regulations, and policies
Prepare, review, and interpret financial data and reports
Use personal computers
Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Characteristics of the Ideal Candidate:
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong team leader
Manage multiple projects
Attention to detail
Collaboration and utilization of a team approach
Sensitivity, both culturally and linguistically
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Experience with Federal Grants and/or Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) regulations
EXAMPLES OF EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/TRAINING
The knowledge, skills and abilities listed above may be acquired through various types of experience, education or training, typically:
Education: Equivalent to completion of a bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration, Economics, Accounting, Finance, or a related field with course work in accounting, finance and business administration.
Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible experience performing a wide variety of duties related to fiscal resource management, including at least one year of significant administrative experience in public finance and accounting.
As a conditional of employment, the incumbent will be required to:
Possess a valid current Class C driver’s license, or the employee must be able to provide suitable transportation that is approved by the hiring authority.
Successfully pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of the Appointing Authority with the ability to be bonded. The Health Department will conduct thorough background and reference checks which include a Department of Justice fingerprint check. The Applicant will be required to execute a consent and waiver for the background investigation.
Be available to respond to off-hours situations, work occasional weekends, holidays, and during times of emergencies and disasters
Hard copy applications may be obtained from and submitted during normal business hours, Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM by contacting
Monterey County Health Department
Human Resources Division
1270 Natividad Road
Salinas, CA 93906
The selection process is tentative, and applicants will be notified if changes are made. To assess applicants' possession of required qualifications, the examination process may include an oral examination, pre-examination exercises, performance examination, and/or written examination. The competitive examination process includes submittal of required application materials. A complete application package will include:
Monterey County Employment Application form
Responses to the Supplemental Questions
Application materials will be competitively evaluated. Those applicants who are determined to be most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the process. To further assess applicant’s possession of required qualifications, this examination may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercise, performance exercise, performance exam, and/or written examination.
Applicants who fail to provide all required materials by the final filing deadline of June 24, 2022, will not be considered. Resumes, cover letters, letters of interest, and other correspondence will not be accepted as a substitute for required application materials. All required application materials will be competitively evaluated. Those applicants that are determined to be the most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the selection process.
For more information or to receive application materials, contact the Health Department Human Resources Division at 831-755-4519
As a condition of employment, prospective employees may be required to submit to a background review which may include a review of information concerning present and/or prior employment, driving record, and record of any criminal convictions. Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the U.S.; a list of acceptable documents is available on the USCIS Form I-9. If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your rate of pay will be hourly, and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed in the summary.