$30.70-$41.85 Hourly / $2,455.79-$3,348.39 BiWeekly /
In the Office of Policy and Management, Budget and Financial Management Division and the Office of Finance, this class is accountable for performing a full range of basic budget analysis work as an assistant to a budget specialist of higher grade.
Performs technical financial analysis work, assisting a specialist of higher grade in administering the State financial program for a group of State agencies or programs; analyzes, reviews, and makes recommendations for the financial affairs of the agencies or programs assigned; assists in the analysis and review of budget requests and options for assigned agencies or programs; studies operations and needs, makes suggestions for modifications of financial proposals when appropriate; assists in performing analytical work involving examination of budgetary controls, fiscal operations and purchasing functions; monitors agency spending/revenue/capital programs during the fiscal year; makes recommendations to the specialist on the financial requests in terms of agency or program policy or objectives; participates in review of state agencies fiscal management policies, procedures and systems; prepares background data and conducts studies on various problems arising in connection with fiscal administration; reviews requests for establishment of new positions, leases, and capital projects; assists in reviewing state agency requests for Personal Service Agreements and Purchase Service Contracts; prepares reports; participates in on-going refinement of program budget development and the budget option process; participates in conferences and legislative hearings regarding the financial requirements of assigned agencies and programs; participates in negotiations with agencies for voluntary compliance with recommended changes; performs related duties as required.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of organization and management including public administration; knowledge of governmental budget management and governmental accounting; oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills; ability to prepare and analyze financial documents and reports; ability to interpret and apply relevant State and Federal statutes, regulations, and administrative policies; ability to utilize financial information systems.
Six (6) years professional experience in budget work, financial management or operations with budgetary responsibility.