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Job Specification

 
 ADMINISTRATIVE ANALYST 4 FISCAL MANAGEMENT
 
 DEFINITION

 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
 recommendations.

 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
 management resources.

 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.

 Maintains files.

 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.

 REQUIREMENTS:

      EDUCATION:

      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..

      EXPERIENCE:

      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.

      LICENSE:

      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
 position.

 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
 program plans.

 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
 related units.

 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 
 of communication.

 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:
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50072FFiscal ManagementSCNE19N/AP19-

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.

1/11/2014