In a state agency this class is accountable for administering the fiscal and administrative programs and operations of the agency.
Administers the staff and operations of the fiscal management functions including budget preparation and management, accounting, and financial reporting and analysis; develops, implements and evaluates policies, goals and objectives; designs and develops programs and activities; implements new procedures and procedural revisions; acts as liaison both internally within the State and externally; determines appropriate staffing levels and directs the management and coordination of staff; designs and implements performance review standards for division staff; maintains contacts with individuals within and outside of the division who might impact on policy or program activities; directs financial planning activities including long and short-term forecasting; assists EDP experts in the planning and implementation of financial aspects of EDP systems; utilizes EDP systems for financial analyses; prepares programmatic fiscal/administrative analysis and impact statements on proposed regulations and legislation; may direct a program of internal and/or external audit. In addition to directing fiscal/administrative functions, may direct support services such as maintenance, duplicating services, switchboard, mailroom, food services, security, and housekeeping; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply principles and practices of public administration with special references to governmental budget management and governmental accounting; considerable knowledge of the principles and procedures of personnel, payroll, purchasing, grant administration and contract administration; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability in the preparation and analysis of financial and statistical reports; ability to utilize EDP systems for financial management.
Ten (10) years of experience in a combination of fiscal/administrative functions (e.g., accounting, accounts examining, budget management, grants administration, personnel, payroll, purchasing) at least one (l) of which must be an accounting or budgeting function.*
One (1) year of the general experience must be at a managerial level.
For state employees, this is interpreted at or above the level of Assistant Chief of Fiscal/Administrative Services, Principal Budget Specialist or Fiscal/Administrative Manager.
*Descriptions of these fiscal/administrative functions are attached.
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