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DE - Associate Fiscal & Policy Analyst/Fiscal & Policy Analyst/Senior Fiscal & Policy Analyst

  • 1.  DE - Associate Fiscal & Policy Analyst/Fiscal & Policy Analyst/Senior Fiscal & Policy Analyst

    Posted 18 days ago

    Summary Statement

    This is for multiple opportunities in the entry, full performance and expert levels assigned to work with agencies on issues of increasing complexity, size, high visibility or public interest. This position provides operating and capital budgetary and programmatic expertise to agency heads, fiscal officers, the Legislature, and assists in the development and production of the Governor's Recommended Budget.

    Preferred Qualification

    Applicants who do not possess the preferred qualification will still be eligible to compete for this position if job requirements are met.

    1. Experience in Advanced Microsoft Excel such as formatting and analyzing data extracted from independent systems and external database sources. 
    2. Experience in conducting salary policy and compensation analysis and making recommendations based on findings.      
    3.  Experience in grants management and project funding proposals with multiple sources and cost eligibilities.

    Essential Functions

    Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

    • Analyzes, recommends and monitors fiscal activities with regard to revenue and expenditures, program initiatives, performance and trends within assigned agencies.
    • Provides budgetary and programmatic expertise to agency heads, fiscal officers, the Legislature, and the Governor.
    • Reviews and analyzes preliminary budget data in preparation of budget targets and assists agencies in their interpretation and implementation of budget guidelines and policies.
    • Reviews and analyzes legislation to determine fiscal and organizational impact.
    • Reviews and analyzes requests for federal funds prior to being submitted to the Clearinghouse Committee.
    • Conducts special studies.
    • Plans, develops, implements and monitors public budgetary policy.
    • Evaluates and makes recommendations regarding strategic plans for budgetary programs throughout state government.
    • Assists in the development and production of the Governor's Recommended Budget.

    Job Requirement Series

    JOB REQUIREMENTS for Associate Fiscal and Policy Analyst
    Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

    1. Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Public Administration, Business, Accounting, Economics or related field.
    2. Knowledge of financial administration such as comprehensive analysis of programs, budgets, projects, services, alternatives, and costs; financial planning, revenue generation, revenue forecasting, expenditure forecasting, cash flow management and establishing internal control.
    3. Knowledge of making recommendations for continuation or changes to operations, programs, services, policies or procedures based on findings.
    4. Knowledge of analyzing legislation.
    5. Knowledge of developing and analyzing public policies and monitoring fiscal impact.
    6. Knowledge of using standard computer software programs for word processing, spreadsheets or databases.
    7. Knowledge of narrative report writing.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS for Fiscal and Policy Analyst
    Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

    1. Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Public Administration, Business, Accounting, Economics or related field.
    2. Six months experience in financial administration such as comprehensive analysis of programs, budgets, projects, services, alternatives, and costs; financial planning, revenue generation, revenue forecasting, expenditure forecasting, cash flow management and establishing internal control.
    3. Six months experience in providing guidance and direction to management/officials in accomplishing financial, program and organizational goals and objectives, identifying and resolving issues.
    4. Six months experience in developing, reviewing and analyzing public policies.
    5. Six months experience in analyzing legislation.
    6. Six months experience in narrative report writing.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS for Senior Fiscal and Policy Analyst
    Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

    1. Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Public Administration, Business, Accounting, Economics or related field.
    2. Two years experience in financial administration such as comprehensive analysis of programs, budgets, projects, services, alternatives, and costs; financial planning, revenue generation, revenue forecasting, expenditure forecasting, cash flow management and establishing internal control.
    3. Two years experience in developing solutions and providing recommendations, guidance and direction to management/officials in accomplishing organizational and operational goals and objectives and identifying and resolving issues.
    4. Two years experience in developing, reviewing and analyzing public policies.
    5. Two years experience in analyzing legislation.
    6. Six months experience in narrative report writing.

    Additional Posting Information

    Writing Exercise: A writing exercise will be given at the time of interview.

    Conditions Of Hire

    Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.

    Benefits

    To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

    Selection Process

    The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

    Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the "My Applications" tab at Delaware State Jobs.

    Accommodations

    Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

    The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. 

     



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    Andrea Godfrey
    Deputy Director, Budget Development and Planning
    Delaware Office of Management & Budget
    Dover DE
    (302) 672-5105
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