NATURE OF WORK
This is advanced and complex professional budget and management analysis work in a policy oriented central staff agency. Employees in this class are responsible for complex and specialized functions within the Office of Budget Services and act as staff to the CountyAdministrator.
Work involves performing complex budgetary, management and financial analysis. Work also involves developing and administering major budgetary systems such as budget development, revenue forecasting, capital programming and budget administration. Work may also include budget responsibility for a major department and/or management analysis or program evaluation projects. Employees receive administrative direction, but have broad latitude for exercising initiative and independent judgment in the performance of work assignments. Work is reviewed through observation of performance, conferences, reports and evaluation of results achieved.
This classification is distinguished from an Associate Budget and Management Analyst by the responsibility for performing more complex budgetary, management and financial analysis, and by the responsibility for independent operating decisions based on experience and knowledge of operations.
Oversees and coordinates the preparation of the budget for multiple County agencies; analyzes complex budget requests; assesses financial impact of major policy, fiscal and operational issues.
Develops budgetary management systems consisting of computerized data bases, revenue and expense projections, budget models and multi-year capital projects.
Coordinates with various agencies on the development of the Capital Program.
Conducts major policy legislative analysis, management analysis and process improvement studies.
Coordinates office-wide functions and special projects.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Considerable knowledge of current budgetary techniques, concepts and procedures applicable to local government.
Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of public administration, including current trends and developments in the field.
Considerable knowledge of program evaluation, management science, and policy analysis techniques.
Considerable knowledge of governmental accounting practices, procedures and financial information systems.
Considerable knowledge of the organizational structure of county government including functions and interrelationships of operating agencies, elected officials, and administration.
Ability to analyze and resolve complex fiscal, operational, and policy problems.
Ability to develop complex budgetary systems utilizing sophisticated technology.
Ability to coordinate the activities of professional analysts.
Ability to conduct program evaluation studies and management analysis projects, including the development of recommendations.
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 BrowardCounty’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, color, religion, age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or political affiliation.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major course work in public administration, finance, industrial engineering, business administration, or related field; three (3) years 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 Certification: No
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E10/76; R08/00; R03/06