Job accountant in United States, at Hennepin County, Minnesota

Job Details

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Company Hennepin County, Minnesota
Company Website Hiring Organization
Company Address Minneapolis, MN
Industry State & Regional Agencies
Sector Government & Public Administration
Salary 123716 - 82477 USD per ANNUAL
Job Location United States,

Job Description


We're hiring an Accounting Manager for the Human Services and Public Health department (HSPHD). The Accounting Manager will oversee the strategic revenue initiatives for HSPHD, the largest department in Hennepin County. The position will focus on the Human Services revenues in HSPHD which include Targeted Case Management, Consolidated Fund and Administrative revenues for Social Services and Eligibility Supports. The position will also be responsible for new revenue initiatives and identifying alternative funding opportunities. Optimizing revenue opportunities will require excellent communication with internal and external customers, provide strong managerial support to teams, and implement fresh strategies, new technology, data-informed decision making, and best practices.

Location and hours:
This position is hybrid and will be performed remotely and at Human services sites as duties require. Work hours will be Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with flexibility. While this position is designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in or relocate to Minnesota and Wisconsin.

About the position type:
This is a full-time, benefit earning position. You must be a current regular or probationary employee of HSPH department to apply for this position. Limited duration employees not eligible.

This position is internally classified as an Accounting Manager. To view the job classification specification, click here

In this position, you will:

  • Manage the strategic operation and planning of the major revenue sources for Human Services including administrative revenues, consolidated fund and targeted case management.
  • Identify and manage Human Services Medicaid funding opportunities.
  • Coordinate with Service Area Management to make the necessary changes for the future case management funding model.
  • Ensure claiming integrity and establish standards to meet audit compliance.
  • Analyze workflow processes, optimize efficiencies, utilize technology, leverage data analytics, and provide strategic direction.
  • Provide excellent internal customer service and maintain cooperative relationships with Department of Human Services partners.
  • Develop an elite financial analysis team.

Need to have:
One of the following:
  • Nine years or more of experience as an accountant, financial analyst, or auditor, three of which are in a functional area of accounting, auditing, or financial management.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in accounting or business administration with emphasis in accounting and five years or more of experience as an accountant, financial analyst, or auditor, three of which are in a functional area of accounting, auditing, or financial management.

Nice to have:
  • Experience:
    • Analysis of administrative revenues for social service and income maintenance, including the related time studies.
    • Analysis and optimization of targeted case management funding.
    • Past case manager experience and/or use of case management reporting tools in SSIS.
    • Providing strong managerial oversight; leading and/or supervising staff.
    • Preparing, supporting, and helping teams make organization, culture, and/or strategic changes.
    • Using data analytics to improve processes, create efficiencies, or enhance customer service.
  • Knowledge of:
    • State and Federal regulations related to Medicaid and other funding sources.
    • Analytic tools.
  • Ability to:
    • Think strategically and big picture to provide informed decisions.
    • Communicate with all levels of management verbally and through written reports.
    • Plan, organize and prioritize work goals, projects and tasks.
    • Research State and Federal policies, understand statute language, and translate this information into coherent recommendations and instructions.
    • Develop analytic skills on your team.

About the department:
Human Services delivers a variety of services to individuals or families that assist with basic needs or encourage client change around specific objectives. We work with individuals as well as systems and communities in order to develop policy and advocate for the people we serve. The people we serve and our communities are connected. By helping one, we help the other.

About Hennepin County:
Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals - that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.

Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at Welcome to the Bridge ( - select employee option.

Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.

Your future. Made here.

This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies.

This position may have access to systems or other documentation that contains HIPAA data.

Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Final candidates may be required to complete a background check.

If you have any questions, please contact:
Abbie Hugunin


Why work here?

Hennepin County embraces the Total Rewards philosophy. We want our employees to succeed – not only at work but as they move through life and its milestones. We offer advantages and opportunities others can't – including:

  • Meaningful work
  • Public service
  • Competitive pay
  • Work-life balance
  • Generous benefits
  • Opportunities to grow
  • Commitment to your success

By working in public service, we are a part of something larger than ourselves. Together, we support those in need. We help people access information and services. We empower vibrant and diverse communities. We serve residents.

Employee Benefits Summary

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If you are a current Hennepin County employee please be aware that any change in job classification may affect your current benefits (such as a conversion from Vacation/Sick Leave to Paid Time Off and/or enrollment in a Health Care Saving Plan.) .

Job Location

United States,

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