PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Budget and Financial Management Division of the Office of Policy and Management, this class is accountable for directing a fiscal and program policy section in administering statewide programs, policies and fiscal plans for the preparation and execution of the governor's budget.
Receives executive direction from the Executive Budget Officer.
Directs the staff of a budget section.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Assists the Executive Budget Officer in developing financial policy for the State; develops, implements, and evaluates section policies, goals and objectives; assists in the maintenance and improvement of program budgeting; supervises strategic analysis and program evaluation of assigned budget specialists; coordinates electronic budgeting techniques and their interfacing with other statewide systems; oversees long range forecasting and revenue projections; consults with and advises agency executives on budgetary and financial matters; represents section at briefings and hearings with OPM executives; maintains liaison with legislative committees and sub-committees; performs analysis of proposals relating to collective bargaining; appears as an expert witness; represents the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management at various boards and commissions as assigned; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of organization and management including public administration, governmental budgeting, budgetary control, and governmental accounting; considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communications skills; ability to analyze and evaluate complex statistical data.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Ten (10) years' professional experience in budget management or financial management including budget responsibility.
Note: Professional experience in budget management will be interpreted as principal responsibility for such aspects of budget as planning, preparation and administration. Professional experience in financial management will be interpreted as principal responsibility for a combination of budget work and financial planning, accounting and/or financial analysis and reporting.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been at or above the level of a Principal Budget Specialist or Fiscal/Administrative Manager 2.
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, Economics, Finance, Business or closely related fields may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(03)-Budget Program and Control
(1)-Officials And Administrators
This replaces the existing specification for the same class in the same Salary Group 73 approved effective October 1, 1987. (Revise to add Special Experience section)
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