In the Office of Policy and Management, Budget and Financial Management Division this class is accountable for administering the programs and operations of the State's fiscal and program policies.
Receives executive direction from the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management.
Administers programs and operations of division; directs all staff.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Administers staff and operations of the Budget and Financial Management Division;
Develops, implements and evaluates division policies, goals and objectives;
Develops and implements the State's fiscal and program policies through preparation and execution of the Governor's Annual Policy Statement including coordination of the revenue, program and capital budgets;
Develops long-term plans to assure the State's future fiscal integrity;
Implements the dynamic refinement of program budget development and the budget option process;
Develops the statewide collective bargaining policy and strategy;
Interprets legislative intent to Commissioners and agency executives;
Represents division at briefings and hearings for the Governor or Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management;
Maintains liaison with all Legislative Committees of the General Assembly;
Coordinates all program and fiscal activities of the approximately 100 agencies, boards and commissions in the state;
Responsible for statewide financial and programmatic strategic analysis and program evaluation;
Appears as expert witness at Legislative budget hearings, fact-findings, arbitrations, etc.;
Consults with and advises Commissioners and agency executives on budgetary and financial matters and policies;
Leads the recruitment and hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of
and ability to apply management principles and practices;
relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
public administration including governmental program budgeting and financial management;
oral and written communications skills;
ability to analyze and evaluate complex statistical and financial data.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Three (3) years of experience in financial management including budget responsibility.
NOTE: For state employees this experience is interpreted at the level of a Fiscal and Program Policy Section Director or Chief of Fiscal/Administrative Services 1.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(03)-Budget Program and Control
(1)-Officials And Administrators
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Executive Budget Officer in Salary Group MP 77 approved effective August 21, 2019. (Revised to add Acknowledgement section and modify content) Final No. 22-007