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NC - Manager for Education and Health Budget Development

  • 1.  NC - Manager for Education and Health Budget Development

    Posted 03-22-2022 05:49 PM
    If you want a leadership role in a top-notch state government agency, where you work with a fantastic, smart, dedicated team and influence education and health policy, come join us at NC Office of State Budget and Management (OSBM). Our office  is pleased to announce that we are hiring an Assistant State Budget Officer for our Budget Development section covering education, health and human services, and capital.
    Apply here: Assistant State Budget Officer.

    Position closes on 3/29/22 at 5pm.

    Recruitment Range: $105,000 - $139,000

    Work at OSBM is high-impact public service, with staff providing strategic and financial analysis in education, health care, criminal justice, economic development, mental health, environmental regulation, transportation, human services, energy and other public policy areas.  OSBM is the primary fiscal advisor to the Governor and works across all branches of state government.

    The Budget Development sections work with senior officials in state departments and the university system to develop evidence-informed recommendations for the Governor's annual budget. These sections advise agencies and guide them through the statewide strategic planning process.  They also monitor program performance to identify opportunities to improve program efficiency and effectiveness, including such initiatives as Pew's Results First and North Carolina's Performance Management Academy. This position has supervisory responsibility for a team of 7-9 analysts and works in collaboration with the Assistant State Budget Officer for statewide Budget Development.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
    • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration and state government budgeting and accounting in North Carolina, especially budget preparation and execution.
    • Thorough knowledge of governmental finances and institutional fund accounting.
    • Thorough knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations applicable to the area of employment.
    • Thorough knowledge of state governmental fiscal and budgetary processes.
    • Thorough knowledge of office management and organizational concepts.
    • Skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with a variety of associates, legislators, other public officials, and the public.
    • Ability to manage and direct complex financial management systems.
    • Ability to interpret and analyze financial data and reports.
    • Ability to interpret complicated federal and state statutes, rules and regulations pertaining to applicable programs.
    • Ability to manage professional analysts and administrative staff.
    • Proficiency in organizing and presenting clear oral and written reports of findings and recommendations. 
    • Demonstrated proficiency in financial and program analyses.

    Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

    Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, finance or related field from an appropriately accredited institution and seven (7) years of progressive related experience preferably in governmental accounting or budgeting, including one (1) year in advanced analyst or administrative capacity, and three (3) years of which must have been supervisory in nature; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

     Management Preferences:

    • Master's degree in the disciplines of public administration, public policy, planning, business, economics, or a related field from an accredited institution.  Governmental experience involving the executive and legislative budget processes.   

     Management is requesting that applicants submit the following documents attached to their online application:
     1. A detailed cover letter that should address:
           a) the applicant requirements listed above
           b) employment or educational experience relevant to the position
           c) reasons for interest in working at OSBM
     2.  A current resumé (maximum length - 2 pages)

    Anca Grozav
    Assistant State Budget Officer
    North Carolina Office of State Budget & Management
    Raleigh NC
    (984) 236-0652