Department of Administrative Services

Fiscal/Administrative Manager 2 (0915AR)

$50.34-$68.64 Hourly / $4,027.32-$5,491.34 BiWeekly /
$105,113.00-$143,324.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency, facility or institution this class is accountable for supervising staff engaged in a variety of complex and voluminous fiscal and administrative functions with major emphasis on fiscal administration.

GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE

This class directly supervises a minimum of five (5) professional level staff over a combination of Fiscal/Administrative functions at least two of which must be accounting and budgeting functions and meets a minimum of two of the following criteria:

1. Supervises eight or more fiscal/administrative functions (e.g., accounting, accounts examining, budget management, grant administration, purchasing)

2. Fiscal responsibility of $50 million or more. This is defined as monitoring control and decision making impact of dollar.

3. Directly supervises professional full time staff of twelve (12) or more and/or total full time staff of twenty-five (25) or more

OR

Acts as the assistant to a Chief of Fiscal/Administrative Services 1 over the entire range of functions and staff.

Descriptions of these fiscal/administrative functions are attached.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives general direction from a fiscal/administrative employee of higher grade or agency head.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Supervises professional and paraprofessional fiscal/administrative classes and other support staff.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Supervises the staff and operations of fiscal management functions including budget preparation and management, accounting and financial reporting and analysis; coordinates, plans and manages activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in development of related policy; reviews fiscal and administrative operations for effectiveness and compliance with statutory requirements and agency policies and procedures; acts as liaison both internally within the state and externally; evaluates staff; directs budget management function; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of unit who might impact on program activities; advises agency head regarding fiscal and administrative matters; assists EDP experts in planning and implementation of financial aspects of EDP systems; utilizes EDP systems for financial records, reports and analyses; prepares programmatic fiscal/administrative analysis and impact statements on proposed regulations and legislation; in addition to directing fiscal/administrative functions may direct support services such as maintenance, duplicating services, switchboard, mailroom, food services, security and housekeeping; in a facility or institution, in addition to the above, may ensure conformance with related standards of JCAH, OSHA, Environmental Protection and other regulatory agencies; may direct a program of internal and/or external audit; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of public administration with special reference to governmental budget management and governmental accounting; knowledge of principles and procedures of payroll, purchasing, grant administration and contract administration; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to understand and apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable ability in preparation and analysis of financial and statistical reports; ability to utilize EDP systems for financial management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Ten (10) years of experience in a combination of fiscal/administrative functions (e.g. accounting, accounts examining, budget management, grants administrative, payroll, purchasing) at least one (1) of which must be an accounting function. Descriptions of these fiscal/administrative functions are attached.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been supervising professional level staff.

For state employees, this is the level of Fiscal/Administrative Supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.

2. A Master's degree in public administration, business administration or accounting may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

NOTE ON UNCLASSIFIED APPOINTMENTS: Appointments to the Unclassified Service will be made in accordance with sections of the Connecticut General Statutes related to the specific positions.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(04)-Business Management

BARGAINING UNIT

(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

AR 69

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Fiscal/Administrative Manager 2 in Salary Group MP 69 approved effective June 21, 2019. (Revised to change bargaining unit and EEO codes and pay plan) Action No. 19-037

EFFECTIVE DATE

6/21/2019

ADDENDUM

FISCAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS

Distinction will be made between accountability for and participation in these functions. Fiscal/administrative supervisors, managers and chiefs must be accountable for (or supervise) the function if it is to be considered under the Guidelines for Class Use. The descriptions of each functional heading are not meant to be all inclusive. Their purpose is to provide a sampling of tasks in each functional area.

Those areas with an asterisk [*] must consume a significant amount of professional staff hours to be considered additional functions under the Guidelines. As a rule of thumb a significant amount of time will be considered a minimum of ten percent of total professional staff time or supervision of one full time professional position, whichever is smaller.

1. BUDGETING

Accountability for budget preparation and management for agency or facility; at higher levels includes participation in planning and policy decisions.

2. GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATION ACCOUNTING

Supervision of the agency's or facility's general fund accounting; includes maintenance of accounts (EDP or manual); Comptroller reconciliations; internal reconciliations; subsidiary accounts; payment lists; financial statements and reports; petty cash.

3. GRANT ADMINISTRATION (a&b ARE SEPARATE FUNCTIONS)

a. GRANT ACCOUNTING* Supervision of the maintenance of accounting records, reconciliations, financial statements for grant funds, etc.

b. GRANT MONITORING* (non-programmatic) Accountable for monitoring (or supervising monitoring) of grantees to ensure that funds are accounted for and expended properly. This can include pre- or post-audit of payments, review and analysis of budgets and financial statements, review of accounting procedures. It may include field work such as assistance with setting up financial records and may include (or consist mainly of) auditing grantees.

4. OTHER ACCOUNTING FUNCTIONS*

Accountability for or supervision of any additional professional accounting or accounts examining work which may be unique to an agency.

5. PURCHASING

Accountability for or supervision of the purchasing of supplies, equipment and contractual services including preparation and revision of specifications, selecting sources of supply, obtaining and evaluating formal written bids, issuing purchase orders, analyzing price trends.

6. CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION

Accountability for or supervision of contract preparation and monitoring including preparation of requests for proposals to obtain consulting or contractual services, determination of evaluation criteria, evaluation of proposals, preparation and monitoring of personal services agreements, point of service contracts and memoranda of understanding.

7. PAYROLL

Supervision of the payroll function.

8. SUPPORT SERVICES

Each additional support service supervised (e.g., stores, inventory/asset management, facilities/equipment security, facilities/equipment maintenance, mailroom, food service, phone system coordination) having a minimum of three (3) full-time positions or part-time equivalent) or taking a minimum of 10% of total fiscal/administrative staff time can be considered one (1) additional function.

9. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY*

Supervision of an information technology operation including professional information technology staff (i.e., Information Technology Analyst 1 or above).


CLASS: 0915AR; EST: 10/1/1987; REV: 6/21/2019;