The Executive Office for Administration and Finance (A&F) executes fiscal and administrative policies to ensure the financial stability, efficiency, and effectiveness of state government. A&F develops, analyzes, and manages the Commonwealth's financial planning and resource allocation activities, including the Governor's annual budget submission to the Legislature. This is a fast-paced, high pressure environment. Successful candidates must be self-motivated and responsible team players, who are willing to work nights and weekends during peak budget periods.
Fiscal Policy Analysts review programs, operations, and policies; analyze agency requests and assumptions; track spending, revenue, and staffing; and make budget-related recommendations based on their independent analysis. Analysts partner with agency staff to develop appropriate annual budget recommendations, identify potential risks for increased spending or decreased revenue, and present corresponding solutions. For their specific department portfolios, analysts are responsible for:
The following are the preferred qualifications for this position:
As a complete budget cycle spans a full year and the position involves significant training, A&F is looking for candidates interested in joining the budget office for a minimum of two years. The expected starting salary is $56,000.
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume here: Fiscal Policy Analyst