Prince George's County, MD - Upper Marlboro, MD (30+ days ago)

Nature and Variety of Work

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is currently seeking a highly qualified candidate to fill a vacant Budget Management Analyst III position, grade G24. This is senior level professional work in all phases of budgetary development and administration, and management analysis projects for assigned County departments and agencies. The incumbent collects, tabulates and analyzes budgetary, management, statistical and accounting data and prepares associated written analysis and reports. The incumbent may be required to make executive level presentations of complex materials. The work is performed under the guidance of a higher level Budget Management Analyst and/or Manager.

The impact of properly performed work is realized by the careful and deliberate analysis of and recommendations concerning a variety of often complex issues, the results of which affect other governmental units through decisions made by executive level management. In that regard, employees are expected to plan and design their work assignments, must understand, interpret and apply broad policies to specific issues, and recommend and provide justification for changes and how such changes should be implemented. The incumbent exercises sound judgment in the identification and selection of issues, alternatives evaluated, and options recommended. Work is performed in a comfortable office environment which is appropriately lit, heated and cooled. Typically, incumbents sit comfortably to do their work, interspersed by brief periods of walking, standing, bending, carrying of papers and books, and extended periods requiring the use of computer terminals to accomplish work objectives. During extended periods each year, employees are required to work considerable overtime.
Examples of Work
The selected candidate prepares budget recommendations for assigned departments and agencies, in accordance with budgetary policy and management goals; collects and tabulates fiscal data to ensure the appropriate amount of funds are allocated to run the operations of assigned agencies and departments; makes/submits recommendations or alternatives regarding changing fiscal or other programmatic circumstances; serves as liaison between OMB and assigned agencies for all aspects of budget preparation, review, administration and program control; monitors all spending (General Fund, Capital, Grant and Special Revenue) for compliance; reviews various reports for identification of budgetary over expenditures or incorrect charges; ensures that adequate systems exist for reporting; reviews agency department contracts, purchase requisitions, travel and position requests for conformance to any/all expenditure control policies; participates in selected committees and performs necessary legislative responsibilities, including drafting legislation and the preparation of fiscal impact statements for local and State legislation; prepares special reports and studies as requested; and willingly and cooperatively performs tasks and duties which may not be specifically listed in the class specification or position description, but which are within the general occupational category and responsibility level typically associated with the employee's class of work.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Business/Public Management, Finance, Economics, Quantitative Analysis, or closely related field; plus two (2) years of progressively responsible administrative and budgeting experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. EACH APPLICANT MUST INCLUDE INFORMATION THAT CLEARLY DEMONSTRATES THE ABOVE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION.

Additional Information

Knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques of data compilation, budget development and analysis.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration.
Ability to define problems, gather, compile, and analyze data.
Ability to analyze budget proposals and interpret budget documents.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as such as fractions, percentages, ratios/ and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to review and edits documents for arithmetic and grammatical accuracy.
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Ability to use Microsoft Office products, specifically Microsoft Excel and Word.
DURATION OF ELIGIBILITY: Candidates will be selected from a temporary register of eligibles which will become effective approximately four (4) weeks after the closing date. Once a selection has been made, the register will expire.

ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, an employer is required to hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Applicants who are selected for employment will be required to show and verify authorization to work in the United States.

CLOSING DATE: Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (EST) on May 17, 2018.

Prince George's County Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Committed to Diversity in the Workplace