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Director, Office of Fiscal Planning & Development (Posting #187-24)

New Jersey Department of Children and Families
Trenton, New Jersey
Closing date
May 29, 2024

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Office of Fiscal Planning & Development

Posting #187-24



The Department of Children and Families (DCF) seeks an experienced leader to serve as the Director for the Office of Fiscal Planning and Development. Under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer, the Director will provide strategic direction, leadership and oversight of DCF’s fiscal planning and development. 




SPECIAL NOTE: This position is located in Trenton, NJ and may be eligible to work remotely for up to two days in a calendar week.



* Manage all aspects of the Fiscal Planning process, with primary focus on rate analysis/setting and Medicaid planning/processing/analysis as it relates to child welfare, prevention and child mental health services.


* Oversee analysis of complex fiscal requests and make recommendations.


* Direct the preparation of special fiscal analyses, as required.


* Review Requests for Proposal (RFPs), funding requests and subgrantee awards to ensure appropriate accounting.


* Provide technical assistance to all internal and external customers on fiscal matters.


* Provide recommendations for potential revenue maximization, to include Federal funding streams as well as other public and private sources.







EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree; Master’s preferred.




EXPERIENCE: Seven (7) years of fiscal management experience that should include work in public finance, auditing, budgeting, or accounting. Three (3) years of the required experience shall have been in a supervisory capacity. Experience with the State of New Jersey’s financial, budgeting and accounting processes is preferred, but not required. Knowledge of federal funding streams is a plus.



NOTE: Master's degree in Public Administration or Business Administration or related field may be substituted for one (1) year of non-supervisory experience indicated above.


RESUME NOTE: Eligibility determinations will be based upon information presented on the resume only.  Applicants who possess a degree from a college or university outside the United States must provide an evaluation of one’s transcripts from a recognized evaluation service at the time of submission. Failure to do so may result in your ineligibility.




SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience.




TO APPLY: You must submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF document, saving the file by your Last Name, First Name.




Please indicate in your cover letter the Posting # and where you found this job opportunity. Send the file to:





LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.




PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS: As a prospective employee of the State of New Jersey, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s website at


SAME APPLICANTS: If you are applying under the NJ “SAME” program, your supporting documents (Schedule A or B letter), must be submitted along with your resume by the closing date indicated above. For more information on the SAME Program visit their Website at:, email:, or call CSC at (609) 292-4144, option 3.



RESIDENCY LAW: Please refer to the New Jersey Department of Children and Families’ website at


The Department of Children and Families is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering a respectful and inclusive work environment which reflects the diversity of the state we serve.


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