NATURE OF WORK
This is professional budget and management analysis work in a policy oriented central staff agency. Employees in this class act as staff to the County Administrator and as fiscal coordinators and management consultants to high level agency officials.
Work involves performing budgetary and financial analysis, program operations and policy review analysis in the preparation and administration of a comprehensive annual budget. Work may involve participation on program evaluation and management projects. Employees receive administrative direction, but have latitude for exercising initiative and judgment in the performance of work assignments. Work is reviewed through observation of performance, conferences, reports and evaluation of results achieved.
Oversees and coordinates the budget for multiple county agencies; analyzes budget requests; assesses financial impact, policy implications, and operational needs.
Develops budgetary, operational and policy recommendations for the County Administrator.
Prepares financial impact statements for proposed county ordinances; prepares reports of projected revenues and expenditures; identifies problems and recommends corrective action.
Assists department and division heads in developing, presenting, and amending their budgets; makes budget presentations at public meetings.
Participates in policy and management analysis projects, process improvement studies and organizational and legislative reviews; writes final reports and presents recommendations to County Administrator.
Attends and participates in departmental staff meetings; conducts group meetings concerned with major policy, fiscal and operational issues; participates on intra-departmental study teams concerned with policy issues and county-wide problems.
Consults and advises department and division heads and county officials on fiscal and policy issues.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Knowledge of current budgetary techniques, concepts and procedures applicable to local government.
Knowledge of principles and practices of public administration including current trends and developments in the field.
Knowledge of program evaluation, management science and policy analysis techniques.
Knowledge of governmental accounting practices and procedures and local governmental financial information systems.
Knowledge of organizational structure of County government including functions and relationships of operating agencies, elected officials and administration.
Ability to analyze and resolve sometimes complex fiscal, operational, and policy problems.
Ability to analyze budget requests in relationship to county fiscal policy and operational objectives.
Ability to 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 Broward County'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, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation or sexual orientation.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in public administration, finance, industrial engineering, business administration or related field; one (1) year 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
Work Locations: Office of Budget Services
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E10/76 R8/00