This class is responsible for fiscal planning, management analysis and strategic planning necessary to the development and monitoring of a Department wide operating and/or capital budget and the long term strategic plan.
Combined budget in excess of $100,000,000.
Nature and Scope
A class incumbent functions under the general direction of a Division Director or Deputy/Assistant Director. Work involves development of a department-wide strategic plan to support agency goals and objectives; formulating performance criteria; and, planning, managing and evaluating the allocation of a Department's overall resources to meet the strategic plan. An incumbent works closely with Division Directors, program administrators and consultants to identify and evaluate programmatic issues. Other frequent contacts include staff from other state agencies, local and federal agencies. Such contact provides review of mutual projects, goals and objectives, identification/solution of problems, designation of responsibility, exchange of information etc. A significant aspect of this work involves strategic analysis of the external and internal impacts of allocation decisions. This involves multiple-programs, many of which cross Division and Department lines. It is accomplished through analysis and conflict mediation.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
Works with Divisions staff to analyze goals and objectives as they relate to strategic planning, maximizing known resources and projecting potential resources.
Develops management systems to track, analyze and measure program results.
Prepares and conducts formal presentations for various government bodies.
Represents the Division Director on various policy-making boards, committees and task forces.
Analyzes/prepares proposed legislation.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The intent of the listed knowledge, skills and abilities is to give a general indication of the core requirements for all positions in the class series; therefore, the KSA’s listed are not exhaustive or necessarily inclusive of the requirements of every position in the class.
Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of governmental planning, budgetary forecasting and control.
Knowledge of principles, practices and theories of management, program evaluation and strategic planning.
Ability to prepare and analyze complex reports, financial statements and various budgetary information.
Ability to analyze complex organizational and procedural problems and make recommendations.
Ability to mediate diverse and conflicting priorities.Ability to communicate effectively with staff of state, local and federal agencies, and various elected/appointed officials.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Senior Fiscal Management Analyst Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Business Management, Computer Information Systems or related field.
Three years experience in budget development which includes analyzing financial data and making long and short range plans and projections.
Three years experience in planning, designing, developing, implementing and evaluating fiscal management studies.
Three years experience in interpreting laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
Six months experience in strategic planning such as planning and mapping a path between the present and future usually for three to five years by determining key objectives, how to accomplish the key objectives, what strategies should be used, what activities would contribute to accomplishing the key objectives and developing performance measures to gauge and report progress or success.
Six months experience in narrative report writing.