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Wisconsin Government Financial Program Supervisor in Wisconsin

Department of Health Services

Financial Program Supervisor

Job Announcement Code(s): 20-02844



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Job Working Title:


Financial Program Supervisor

Type of Employment:

Full Time (40 hrs/week)


Starting pay is between $28 - $35 per hour, depending on qualifications. Pay will be set based on the compensation plan in effect at time of hire. This position is in pay schedule and range 81/03. A 12 month probationary period will be required.


Stacy Koenig, HR Specialist Sr,

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Assessment Information:

00580 -



The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has a Financial Program Supervisor position atSouthern Wisconsin Center(SWC) located in Union Grove.

SWC is a state operated Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities. SWC provides a wide variety of programs and services designed to assist and prepare individuals to live successfully in the setting that best meets their needs. SWC brings together a rich history and state of the art treatment approaches for the new millennium. Clickhereto see what working at SWC is all about!

State of Wisconsin benefits include 3.9 weeks of vacation, 9 paid holidays, ample sick time, a top rated health plan, low-cost insurance options starting at $32/month for single plans and $80/month for family plans after two months of state service, and an exceptional retirement plan.

Work hours are 7:45am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.

Clickhereto see what working for the State of Wisconsin is all about!

Position Summary:

This position plans, organizes, supervises, and directs the Business Office for Southern Wisconsin Center (SWC). This includes overseeing all of the accounting and budgeting for Center funds with a total budget of $47 million. The Financial Program Supervisor directs and oversees purchasing, accounts receivable, capital inventory, patient/resident accounts, invoice processing, warehouse, laundry and sewing operations, along with management of bank accounts and receiving of cash. This position handles the budgeting for all shared services between SWC, Department to Veterans Affairs, and the Department of Corrections on the Union Grove campus. This position develops and administers SWC budgets, including reporting and making recommendations to the Directors and management on budget issues.

Special Notes:

All applicants who may be appointed will be required to allow DHS to conduct a security background check to determine whether the circumstances of any conviction may be related to the job being filled.

All appointees will be required to receive a TB test, which will be administered by SWC or medical personnel approved by the facility prior to their start date.


Minimally qualified applicants will have:

  • Experience performing accounting functions related to purchasing and budgeting duties (e.g., accounts payable/receivable, invoicing, purchase orders, reimbursements, preparing deposits, auditing funds, journal vouchers, general ledgers, etc.)

  • Experience interpreting and applying accounting policies and procedures such as GAAP

  • Experience developing, implementing, or managing budgets

  • Experience leading teams or supervising employees (e.g., interviewing applicants, overseeing the work of staff, coaching or training, evaluating performance, discipline, etc.)

  • Excellent customer service, verbal and written communication skills

Well qualified applicants will have:

  • Experience managing money accounts in a professional setting (e.g., educational, hospital/long term care, institution, prison, etc.) for patients, students, inmates, etc.

  • Experience utilizing an Oracle based application software such as PeopleSoft

  • Experience with internal control responsibilities relating to an accounting/auditing environment