Posted 07/05/2018

The Commission on State Emergency Communications is committed to Hiring Veterans: Veterans, Reservist or Guardsmen with any related military job fields pertaining to this posting’s experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications for this position and are highly encouraged to apply. Go to for assistance in translating your military training courses and work experience into the qualifications and requirements of civilian job terms and skill sets.

Under the direction of the Executive Director, provides vision, leadership and strategic direction for the Commission’s financial functions. Perform highly advanced (senior-level) managerial work overseeing the daily operations and activities of the Commission’s financial reports, general ledger, payroll, budget, revenue, purchasing, contracting, human resources, administration, and property management operations. Work requires extensive contact with high-level executives and government officials. Work involves establishing the strategic plan, goals, and objectives; budget instructions, analyzing and reviewing budget requests; supporting and preparing the development of legislative appropriation requests and the Legislative Budget Board (LBB) operating budget, as well as compiling on-going and ad hoc budget analyses and reports. Monitor and manage the agency’s revenue, expenditures, and cash flow. Ensure the timely compilation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports and briefings. Prepare fiscal estimates for proposed rules and legislative bills as directed. Prepares the Annual Financial Report, wireless allocation tables, Program Policy Statements, grant reimbursements, and purchasing reports for various external entities. Supervise and manage the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

1. Advise and recommend appropriate action on fiscal matters, institute control for sound fiscal management of state and federal funds to implement and maintain Commission Program goal and objectives.
2. Oversee accounting, budgeting, financial reporting, appropriations control, purchasing, grant reporting, contracting, property management, administrative, and human resources operations.
3. Oversee the establishment of goals and objectives; develops schedules, priorities and standards for achievement of goals; and direct evaluation activities.
4. As directed, make presentations before the Commission on budget and other financial matters.
5. Develop long-range fiscal policies and develop/monitor agency project budgets.
6. Ensure the protection and custody of funds and related financial documentation.
7. Formulate and implement policy/procedures for Commission budget and financial activities to ensure compliance with state, federal laws and regulations concerning fiscal management of government funds and resources.
8. Oversee activities to receive, disburse, deposit and account for Commission funds.
9. Oversee formulation, presentation, and monitoring of the Commission’s operating budget.
10. Oversee preparation of financial summaries and forecasts reflecting income and expenditures.
11. Represent the Commission at national, state, and local levels concerning budget and financial activities.
12. Review proposed legislation and oversee implementation of legislation affecting budget and financial activities.
13. Ensure timely and accurate transaction processing, reporting, and the use of funds.
14. Represent the agency before the Legislative Budget Board and Comptroller for finance related matters.
15. Complete the Annual Financial Report (AFR), and ensure compliance with statewide reporting requirements.
16. Assist in legislative analysis and the preparation of Fiscal Notes.
17. Adhere to the established work schedule with regular attendance.
18. Follow all CSEC safety guidelines/procedures and ethics requirements.
initiative and independent judgment.
19. Perform other duties as assigned.

• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Management or related field;
• Minimum of five years of work experience in fiscal management practices and procedures in budget and accounting operations;
• Experience in managing budgets at the department or agency level;
• Demonstrated experience in the preparation and review of financial reports;
• Experience with the Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS), CAPPS Financials, Automated Budget and Evaluation System of Texas (ABEST), State Property Accounting (SPA), Texas Identification Number System (TINS), Electronic State Business Daily (ESBD), Uniform Statewide Payroll/Personnel System (USPS)
• Experience serving in a supervisory or managerial capacity
• May require to travel up to 10% of the work period


Applications without these requirements will be rejected by CSEC Human Resources.

• Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Management or closely related field;
• Certified Public Accountant or Certified Governmental Financial Manager;
• Two years experience supervising a departmental budget for a state agency.

•Flexible Work Schedule
•Medical/Health Insurance Plan
•Other Insurance Plans
•Other Paid Leave
•Professional Development/Tuition Reimbursement
•Pre-Tax Programs for Child and Health Care
•Retirement Plan
•Sick Leave
•Vacation Leave

Supervisory Experience Required: No
Pay: Between $69,415.00 / YR and $85,000.00 / YR
Shift Days (First) Duration: Regular
Workweek: Full Time

Veterans Only:  No
Federal Contractor: No
Eagle Ford Shale Job: No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

Equal Opportunity Employer


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Position Type

Regular / Full Time


Between $69,415.00 / YR and $85,000.00 / YR


Commission on State Emergency Communications, Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX, USA