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Washington State Workstream Lead - Management Analyst 5 in Olympia, Washington

Description About WSDOT Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is the steward of an integrated, multimodal transportation system that helps to ensure people and goods move safely and efficiently throughout the state. In addition to building, maintaining, and operating the state highway system, WSDOT operates the largest ferry system in the nation, manages the world's longest floating bridge, and recently completed the world's widest tunneling project. The Opportunity Are you ready to embrace change as we transform how we do business? Are you ready to help lead our team into the future? Do you want to join a team where you are empowered to improve processes? Do you want to be part of a team that is committed to supporting your growth and development? Are you energized by providing outstanding customer service? If you answered yes, this opportunity might be the right fit for you. WSDOT Division of Accounting and Financial Services (AFS) is seeking an experienced financial professional with the ability to analyze complex structures & work with a detail-oriented mindset to join the project team dedicated to replacing the current financial system; Project Propel. AFS delivers high quality financial services, consultation and training that supports WSDOT in providing safe, reliable, and cost-effective transportation options to improve livable communities and economic vitality. What to Expect As a key member of a team of financial professionals, this position is responsible for the following: * Managing project activities for 2 distinct and separate workstreams for Project Propel, which involves managing workstream resources & ensuring that 100% of assigned deliverables and assignments are completed timely. * Providing expert accounting and financial analyses for accounting policy and business process issues that arise during the course of the project. * Participating in the review and design of business processes. * Coordinating with AFS and other WSDOT divisions to assess impacts related to the implementation of a new financial system. Qualifications To be considered for this opportunity, the following are required: * Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of recent experience working in large and complex organizations leading business projects, analyzing policy, or conducting business analysis and developing requirements. Additional relevant experience may substitute for a degree. * Experience using analytical problem-solving methods or process improvement methods. * Experience leading or participating in process mapping activities. * Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines. * Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. * Demonstrated ability to learn and master new concepts quickly. * Demonstrated ability to be flexible and work in a rapidly changing environment. It is preferred that qualified candidates also have: * Experience with Washington State administrative and accounting policies. * Experience with WSDOT systems. * Experience working on large and complex projects. * Government experience. Important Notes * * Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, this position will be remote in a telework capacity full-time. Once the restrictions are lifted, WSDOT supports a flexible work schedule with partial telework opportunities, depending on business needs and prior supervisor approval. * This is a project position opportunity, expected to last 24 months. *Why WSDOT *_ _ * _Work-Life Balance_ – We offer flexible work schedules that allow you time for your life outside of this excellent opportunity. * _Paid Leave_ – In addition to 10 paid holidays, full-time employees earn a minimum 14 paid vacation days per year! * _Plan For Your Future_ – WSDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a variety of healthcare options. Employees also have their choice of state retirement programs, and much more. Go to State Benefits for more information. Check out this video to learn more: Why WSDOT? *How to Apply Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Your relevant experience may be evaluated to determine salary. Therefore, it is very important that the “Work Experience” portion of the application be completed in as much detail as possible. In order to be considered for this opportunity, please include the following with your online application: * An attached Resume outlining (in reverse chronological order) your experience to date. * An attached Cover Letter that further explains your qualifications and indicates why you believe you are a viable candidate for this role. Areas to address within the cover letter could be a description of any large-scale projects you have previously participated in & what your role was, your experiences analyzing policy or developing business processes mapping. * Contact details for a minimum three (3) individuals who can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job-related competencies. This information can be entered in the “References” section of the online application; does not require an additional attachment. Please click the "APPLY" button to proceed. Note that you will be prompted to either sign in or create an account. This step is required in order to submit an application to this opportunity. * * WSDOT is an equal opportunity employer. We value the importance of creating an environment in which all employees can feel respected, included and empowered to bring unique ideas to the agency. Our diversity and inclusion efforts include embracing different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints while fostering growth and advancement in the workplace. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans, as well as people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may *_contact the listed Recruiter._ *WSDOT does not use the E-Verify system. For more information, please visit *_www.uscis.gov_ Contact us For inquiries about this posting, you may contact the assigned Recruiter, Amanda Strebeck, at strebal@wsdot.wa.gov . Please be sure to reference MA5- Workstream Lead in the subject line. *Salary: $67,560.00 - $90,888.00 Annually Location: Thurston County – Olympia, WA Job Type: Project (limited duration) Department: Dept. of Transportation Job Number: 21DOT-HQ-0P368-1 Closing: 6/27/2021 11:59 PM Pacific Agency: State of Washington Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504 Phone: View Posting for Agency Contact Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov

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