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State of Massachusetts Budget Director in Middleboro, Massachusetts

The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated individual to fill the DDS Southeast Region’s Budget Director position. The Director has oversight responsibility for the DDS Southeast Regional Budget.

_Duties and Responsibilities:_ (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive.)

  • Assists Regional Operations Manager in developing annual budgetary spending plan, forecast and track expenditures ensuring sufficient funding.

  • Identifies surpluses, deficits and recommend and facilitate appropriate budgetary transfers.

  • Reports to multiple stakeholders the year to date spending.

  • Ability to write customized SQL queries and reports.

  • Update fiscal and payroll monitoring information.

  • Track regional salary and overtime projections and provide payroll analysis, contract expenditures, analyzes contract utilization, rate analysis, and reconciles associated data and information sources.

  • Maintain data related to the regions space leases.

  • Provides reporting and analytical support to the Regional Contracts Office, Regional Business Office, seven Area Offices, Wrentham Developmental Center, Southeastern Residiential Services and to Senior Leadership.

  • Assists with information requests within the Region from the Regional Operations Manager and the Regional Director including, at times, the preparation of presentation materials of requested budgetary data and information.

  • Utilizes all financial management software used by the Region including IMPACT, ABC, MMARS, and the Information Warehouse.

  • Works in partnership with the Regional Operations Manager and Southeastern Residential Services with the implementation, monitoring and oversight of the Client Account Dynacash account, including the opening and closing of the Dynacash bank account and ensuring that all accounts are reconciled monthly.

  • Create budgeting and contracing reports using various data sources to write customized SQL Queries.

  • Assist in the development and compliance with applicable internal controls.

_Preferred Qualifications:_

  • Knowledge of the Massachusetts Management and Accounting System (MMARS), Labor Cost Management (LCM) and knowledge of a range of computer programs (e.g. Microsoft office, excel, power point and outlook).

  • Knowledge of Commonwealth Information Warehouse.

  • Knowledge of DDS Impact Application.

  • Experience and the desire to work in a team-oriented, fast paced, professional environment.

_Agency Requirements:_

  • Possess a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator’s license or equivalent license from the state in which you reside.

_About the Agency:_

The Department of Developmental Services is dedicated to creating, in partnership with others, innovative and genuine opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities to participate fully and meaningfully in, and contribute to, their communities as valued members.

_Total Compensation_:

As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including:

  • 75% state paid medical insurance premium.

  • Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans.

  • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs.

  • Low cost basic and optional life insurance.

  • Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan.

  • 11 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time. Tuition Benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities.

  • Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options.

  • Incentive-based Wellness Programs.

  • Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities.

  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program._ _

_Pre-Hire Process:_

  • A criminal background check (CORI) will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired.

  • In addition, Chapter 234 of the Acts of 2014, An Act Requiring National Background Checks, requires the Department of Developmental Services to conduct fingerprint-based check of the state and national criminal history databases on the recommended candidate. For more information, please visit:

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  • Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines.

  • Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Record Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website.

For questions, please contact Human Resources’ Field Office staff at 508-866-8803.

For any issues with the electronic system/MassCareers please contact the Employment Service Center at 617-979-8500.


First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.


Applicants must have at least (A) five years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional, administrative, supervisory or managerial experience in business administration, business management, public administration, financial management, or professional experience in a particular specialty (i.e. scientific, professional, or technical), and (B) of which three years must have been in a supervisory or managerial capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

Incumbents may be required to have a current and valid motor vehicle driver’s license at a class level specific to assignment.


I. A Bachelor's or higher degree with a major in business administration, business management, public administration, financial management, or degree related directly to the specialty may be substituted for one year of the required (A) experience.

II. A Graduate or higher degree with a major in business administration, business management, public administration, financial management, or degree related directly to the specialty may be substituted for two years of the required (A) experience.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job: *Administrative Services

Organization: *Department of Developmental Services

Title: Budget Director

Location: Massachusetts-Middleboro - 151 Campanelli Dr

Requisition ID: 200006G0