State Administrative Manager

State of Michigan
Full Time, Permanent $42 - $61 Per hour MI Management & Budget Department, 201 N Washington Square, Lansing, MI 48933, United States Apply before 5/29/2024 11:59


About this position:  
The Office of Financial Management (OFM) is housed within State Budget Office and is responsible for the State of Michigan’s accounting and payroll functions and related systems. OFM staff perform central accounting and payroll control activities, developing and issuing statewide accounting policies, and monitoring compliance by agencies with state accounting policies. Learn more at . 
The primary objective of this position is to serve as one of the managers of Accounting and Financial Reporting Division 2, providing and overseeing accounting services to assigned departments of state government, assisting with, and overseeing portions of the State of Michigan Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (SOMACFR). The responsibilities are broad in scope, including review of pending legislation, approval of disposition of funds according to legal requirements, keeping abreast of current developments in accounting principles and practices, and providing advisory services to the assigned departments and funds.
An effective OFM manager is:

  • A person who understands the value of public service and wants to help us meet the needs of our citizens. 
  • Passionate about customer service and being a leader. 
  • An excellent communicator, who can effectively give oral and written reports, and prepare clear and concise documentation both verbally and electronically. 
  • Team-oriented, able to embrace diversity and be capable of establishing and maintaining effective relationships with a wide range of professionals. 
  • Organized, with good time management skills and knows the importance of a timeline. 
  • Reliable and honest person who keeps their commitments to colleagues and clients. 
  • Someone who can seek effective solutions to help resolve problems in a timely manner.
Online application must contain detailed work experience. It will be used as the primary source for the review of your qualifications. For more information about this posting, please review the position duties listed in the provided links: 

Office location is Lansing, MI, however, The Office of Financial Management currently offers a hybrid work option (combination of remote/office) which requires one day working on-site at the official workstation with the potential of up to four days remote work per week. Candidates should confirm work location and schedule at the time of interview. Work must be performed in the state of Michigan. If you currently reside outside of Michigan, you must relocate to Michigan to perform the duties of this position. Relocation expenses are not reimbursed. 

Required Education and Experience

Possession of a bachelor's degree in any major.

Four years of professional experience, including two years equivalent to the experienced (P11) level or one year equivalent to the advanced (12) level.
Note: Experience is considered professional if the job required a bachelor's degree. 

The "Salary" listed is a range that reflects the minimum rate through the maximum rate of the position. Based on education and experience, candidates will be reviewed to determine what level they are qualified for.

Alternate Education and Experience

Education level typically acquired through completion of high school and two years of safety and regulatory or law enforcement experience at the 14 level; or, one year of safety and regulatory or law enforcement experience at the 15 level, may be substituted for the education and experience requirements.

Additional Requirements and Information

Serve Michigan with a Career in State Budget Office Accounting / Auditing / Budgeting / Finance / Systems Data and Research
State Budget Office is committed to providing an inclusive work environment that encompasses a culture of empathy, understanding, and respect with diversity of thought, perspective, and experiences.
Working for State Budget Office is both rewarding and challenging. 
  • Our team members work together through problem solving, collaborating, and supporting one other.
  • Idea sharing and formation is encouraged to support continued growth throughout our teams.
  • Staff are provided access to training, resources, and experienced team members.
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To be considered for this position you must:
  • Apply for this position online via NEOGOV; click on "Apply" in the job posting for instructions on submitting your electronic application. Hard copy applications are not accepted.
  • Relevant experience and/or education referred to in the supplemental questions must be documented in the resume, transcript and/or application to allow for accurate screening.
  • Attach a resume identifying specific experience and dates of employment. Dates of employment should include month and year and hours per week.
  • Attach a cover letter.
  • If applicable, attach a copy of an official transcript(s).  We accept scanned copies of official transcripts if they contain the following elements: college/university name and address, degree conferred, date granted, coursework completed, and the registrar's signature and/or seal.?
Failure to complete any of the above items may result in your application not being considered and screened out. See instructions for attaching files here:  

Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration.  Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.
The Office ofoffers current State Employees and interested applicants access to the job application process and a variety of career planning resources. 

In accordance with federal law, all new employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States within three business days of beginning employment. If selected for employment, you must be able to submit proof of your legal right to work in the United States.