NATURE OF WORK
This is advanced budget and management analysis work in a policy oriented central staff agency. Employees in this class act as fiscal and management consultants to high level agency officials and as staff to the CountyAdministrator.
Work involves performing advanced budgetary and management analysis in the preparation and administration of the annual budget and capital program and the provision of management consulting services to County agencies. Employees receive administrative direction, but have latitude for exercising independent initiative and judgment in the performance of work assignments. Work is reviewed through observation of performance, conferences, reports and evaluation of results achieved.
This classification is distinguished from a Budget and Management Analyst by the competencies demonstrated after the completion of one budget development process.
Oversees and coordinates the preparation of budgets for multiple County agencies; analyzes requests for funding and develops recommendations to management.
Analyzes fiscal impact of proposed legislation.
Forecasts revenues and expenditures.
Assists high level County staff in developing potential solutions to budgetary issues.
Provides management consulting services to County agencies.
Advises the management staff of the Office of Management and Budget on major policy, fiscal and operational issues.
Participates on intradepartmental study teams concerned with policy issues and county-wide problems.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS
Advanced knowledge of current budgetary techniques, concepts and procedures applicable to local government.
Advanced knowledge of principals and practices of public administration including current trends and developments in the field.
Advanced knowledge of program evaluation, management science and policy analysis techniques.
Advanced knowledge of governmental accounting practices and procedures and local governmental financial information systems.
Advanced knowledge of organizational structure of County government including functions and relationships of operating agencies, elected officials and administration.
Ability to independently analyze and resolve fiscal, operational and policy problems.
Ability to independently analyze budget requests in relationship to county fiscal policy and operational objectives.
Ability to independently prepare budgetary and financial projections.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of BrowardCounty’s Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or political affiliation.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major coursework in public administration, finance, industrial engineering, business administration or related field; two (2)years experience in local government budget preparation and management analysis work; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.
Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics Certification: No
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E05/05