Share this Job

Fiscal and Support Services Manager (PSA Option 2 Fiscal)

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois. A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public. Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

The State of Illinois is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities. Further, federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job, interview for a job, or for any other activity related to the hiring process. Examples of reasonable accommodation include, but are not limited to, making a change to the application process (if possible), providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

To be provided a Reasonable Accommodation during the hiring process, you will need to provide a certification of disability from a physician, psychiatrist, school official or an Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Counselor. Supporting documentation should be uploaded under My Documents → Additional Documents section for each application.

Any questions on Reasonable Accommodations can be directed to Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at or call (217) 524-7514 for further information and to request or discuss an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status). To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Mar 10, 2023

Hines, IL, US, 60141-7000

Job Requisition ID:  24473

Agency:  Department of Human Services 

Posting ID: 10-76-24473

Opening Date: 03/13/2023
Closing Date/Time: 03/24/2023
Salary:  Anticipated Salary: $8,000 - $9,500 per month 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  Managerial Exclusion 062 



Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of your transcripts or diploma for all degrees earned, and a copy of any applicable professional licensures to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application. Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended.  You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document in lieu of a Resume or CV.

Position Overview

The Division of Mental Health is seeking to hire a manager of Fiscal and Support Services for our State Operated Psychiatric Hospitals (SOPH). The Fiscal and Support Services Manager will oversee the fiscal operations of the 8 (adding JITC) state operated facilities. The Division of Mental Health ensures equitable access to a full continuum of preventive, supportive, and recovery-focused treatment resources that promote mental wellness for all people in Illinois.

Job Responsibilities

1. Serves as the Manager of Fiscal and Support Services.

2. Responsible for the standardization of business practices within the SOPH system to ensure compliance with applicable statutes, policies, and procedures.

3. Develops and implements the master budget for SOPH Operations with guidance from the SOPH Operations fiscal liaison.

4. Promotes improved operating procedures and processes, facilitates communication and intra-developmental Center cooperation and efficiency.

5. Serves as a member of the SOPH Executive Leadership Team.

6. Performs other duties as assigned or required which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four (4) years of college, preferably with course work in fiscal and accounting.

2. Requires three (3) years progressively responsible accounting experience in a public or private organization.

Preferred Qualifications (in priority order)

1.  Four (4) years of professional experience working with budgets for a large organization.

2.  Four (4) years of professional experience working with Comptroller rules and regulations, Federal and State rules, regulations, and guidelines.

3.  Three (3) years of professional experience utilizing governmental accounting systems

4.  Three (3) years of professional experience interpreting and implementing policies and procedures.

5.  Two (2) years of professional experience working with both internal and external stakeholders, including auditors.

6.  Two (2) years of professional experience working with audit theory, principles, methods and procedures and laws, rules, and regulations relative to accounting.

Conditions of Employment

1. Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.

2. Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law.

3. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance.

4. Requires basic proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

Work Hours:  Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 5:00pm 
Work Location: 1200 S 1st Ave Hines, IL 60141-7000 

Division of Mental Health

SOPH Operations
Agency Contact:
Job Family: Fiscal/Finance/Business; Administration/Management; Social Services 


About the Agency:

The Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.


Revolving Door:

Certain provisions of the revolving door restrictions contained in 5 ILCS 430/5-45 apply to this
position.  As a result, the employee should be aware that if offered non-State employment during 
State employment or within one year immediately after ending State employment, the employee shall, 
prior to accepting any such non-State employment offer, notify the Office of the Executive 
Inspector General for the Agencies of the Illinois Governor (“OEIG”) or may be subject to a fine.


As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:

  • A Pension Program
  • Competitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 3 Paid Personal Business Days annually
  • 12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)
  • 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years
  • Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)
  • 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year one of employment)
  • 10 Weeks Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Deferred Compensation Program - A supplemental retirement plan
  • Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program and Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligibility
  • 5% Salary Differential for Bilingual Positions
  • Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only)

For more information about our benefits please follow this link:


The main form of communication will be through email. Please check your “junk mail”, “spam”, or “other” folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s). You may receive emails from the following addresses: