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State of Minnesota Finance Portfolio Manager - State Program Administrator Principal in St. Paul, Minnesota

Working Title: Finance Portfolio Manager

Job Class: State Program Administrator Principal

Agency: Transportation Dept

  • Job ID : 77457

  • Location : St. Paul

  • Telework Eligible : Yes

  • Full/Part Time : Full-Time

  • Regular/Temporary : Unlimited

  • Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers

  • Date Posted : 06/11/2024

  • Closing Date : 07/08/2024

  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Transportation Dept / Transportation-MAPE

  • Division/Unit : Finance / Controller/Financial Mgmt Admn

  • Work Shift/Work Hours : Day Shift

  • Days of Work : Monday - Friday

  • Travel Required : No

  • Salary Range: $30.55 - $45.02 / hourly; $63,788 - $94,001 / annually

  • Job Class Option : Project Authorization

  • Classified Status : Classified

  • Bargaining Unit/Union : 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE

  • FLSA Status : Nonexempt

  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes

The work you'll do is more than just a job.

At the State of Minnesota, employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services, and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota is committed to equity and inclusion, and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources, and training and development opportunities.

The position is located at Central Office in St. Paul. The position will have the flexibility to work a hybrid schedule or work in the office. The incumbent will be required to complete a telework agreement. The incumbent will be expected to work in the office on occasion.

This position is a portfolio manager for technical projects within the Office of Financial Management. This includes one or more application portfolios such as the accounts receivable and billing, budget, capital program, state aid, and reporting. Additionally, the position analyzes and develops business processes and user/system documentation for financial processes across the department within assigned portfolios and gathers requirements to analyze, define and document business processes, software requirements, data management systems, and development of specifications.

**MnDOT does not sponsor applicants for work visas or Optional Practical Training Extensions for STEM Students. Individuals must be legally authorized to work in the US at the start of employment.

Minimum Qualifications

Two years of advanced professional business systems analysis experience that demonstrates:

  • Project management experience managing large systems or system implementation projects.

  • Business analysis experience to include requirement elicitation, project documentation management, requirement validation, and/or user acceptance testing.

A master’s or bachelor's degree in accounting, business, finance, or project management may substitute for six months of advanced professional business systems analysis experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in using project management tools and skills in leading project teams to desired outcomes.

  • Knowledge of Agile and Lean or other continuous improvement methodologies.

  • Project Management Professional Certification.

Additional Requirements

Successful candidate must pass past-employer reference checks and criminal history check

It is our policy that all candidates submit to a background investigation prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components: SEMA4 Records Check, Criminal History Check, Employment Reference Check, Driver’s License Check, Math and Reading Assessment, Drug and Alcohol Test, Education/License Verification and Pre-Employment Physical.


Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us . Please indicate what assistance is needed.