ADMINISTRATIVE ANALYST 4 FISCAL MANAGEMENT
Under direction of an Administrative Analyst 1, or other supervisor,
assists in planning and conducting management, statistical,
organizational, fiscal, performance, and budget analyses of
department programs; assists in conducting cost benefit analyses
and effectiveness surveys; does other related duties.
NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative
purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform
all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties
performed on the job may not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Under close supervision, assists in planning and conducting
management, statistical, organizational, fiscal, performance, and
budget analyses of department programs.
Assists in conducting cost benefit analyses and effectiveness surveys;
where alternative programs are needed, assists in making evaluations
and recommendations as required.
Under close supervision assists in performing evaluations of program
activities to establish the validity of program objectives and the
effectiveness of program operational policies and procedures in
accomplishing these objectives.
Under close supervision, assists in conducting intensive
investigations and prepares detailed recommendations relating to
proposed expansion, continuation, or elimination of programmatic
needs and functions, and groups of positions.
Prepares clear, sound, accurate, and informative statistical and other
reports containing findings, analyses, conclusions, and
Under close supervision, assists in analyzing operational problems
brought to light through budget studies, requests, and hearings;
compiles and interprets data; appraises agency situations and
develops courses of action for the more effective utilization of fiscal
Assists in the preparation of both written and verbal justification of
proposed solutions to administrative, budgetary, or fiscal problems
indicating the costs, net benefits, risks, and alternatives.
As directed, participates in administrative planning and in the
development of procedural and instruction materials.
Assists in establishing policies and procedures for regularly
determining if and when the fiscal management systems and
procedures or equipment should be updated.
As required, participates in administrative planning, organization,
administrative, and procedural studies, in capital planning and
research, and assists in introducing new techniques and methods
to improve administration.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and computerized information system
used by the agency, office, or related units.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a
Bachelor's degree including or supplemented by twenty-one (21)
semester hour credits in any combination of Accounting, Business
Administration, Economics or Finance courses..
One (1) year of experience in work involving fiscal analyses and
evaluation, budgeting, and management operations in government,
business, and/or a management consulting firm.
NOTE: Applicants who do not possess the Bachelor's degree, but
who do possess the twenty-one (21) semester hour credits as listed
above, may substitute the remaining education with experience as
indicated above on a year-for-year basis. (Thirty (30) credits equates
to one (1) year of experience).
NOTE: A Master's degree in one of the areas listed above may be
substituted for the year of experience.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid
in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee
mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of management science concepts and practices.
Knowledge of government budgeting and planning practices and
procedures, government program analysis, government organization
principles, and administrative practices.
Knowledge of data processing technology and its application to
management decision making in the management of government agencies.
Ability to analyze program operations, identify alternative program
strategies, develop cost estimates and evaluate alternatives, and
select the most practical and effective.
Ability to plan and carry out analytic studies and investigations, or
research assignments, and to produce reports containing clear, sound,
and accurate analytic data findings and recommendations, including
suggested implementation techniques.
Ability to work effectively, under direction, with a minimum of
supervision, in dealing with other personnel at various levels of
management and to obtain their cooperation in securing necessary
information and implementing recommendations resulting from analytic
studies and evaluations.
Ability to analyze, interpret, and apply laws, regulations, and agency
Ability to identify and define latent program and policy issues and to
recommend appropriate action to be taken thereon.
Ability to maintain records.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual
recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English
sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign
Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long
as they can perform essential functions of the job with or without
reasonable accommodation. If the accommodation cannot be
made because it would cause the employer undue hardship,
such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
This job specification is for state government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.