The State of Connecticut's Office of Policy and Management is recruiting for a Principal Budget Specialist position in the Budget and Financial Management Division. This is an exciting opportunity to help develop the capital budget for all of state government and to assist in managing the agenda for the State Bond Commission.
This position is conveniently located in Hartford, CT. The work schedule for this position is typically Monday - Friday, forty (40) hours per week and often requires working an extended day.
We offer a competitive benefits package, excellent health care, generous leave policies, retirement plan, and more!
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In the Office of Policy and Management, Budget and Financial Management Division and the Office of Finance, this class is accountable for performing the most complex tasks in the development and administration of state fiscal policies for one or more of the largest state agencies or programs.
In this position you will be responsible for the following:
Considerable knowledge of principles of organization and management including public administration; considerable knowledge of governmental program budgeting and accounting; some knowledge of research techniques and statistical principals and procedures; considerable ability to analyze budgetary and financial management problems accurately and develop effective courses of action; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to design and interpret graphic representations; considerable ability to utilize financial information systems.
Eight (8) years professional experience in budget preparation, financial management or operations 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 or operations will be interpreted as principal responsibility for a combination of budget work and financial planning, accounting, and/or financial analysis and reporting.
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the working level in budget development and management. For state employees this is interpreted at the level of Budget Specialist.
The preferred candidate will have the following:
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.