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Human Resources Division
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301


Class Code:Y2335

PRINCIPAL BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT ANALYST

NATURE OF WORK

This is very advanced and complex professional budget and management analysis work in a policy oriented central staff agency. Employees in this class are independently responsible for extremely complex and highly specialized functions within the Office of Budget Services and act as staff to the County Administrator.

Work involves independently completing complex budgetary, management and financial analysis. Work also involves managing significant projects such as internal consulting team projects, the calculation of ad valorem taxes and special assessments and capital programs involving coordination among several agencies. Work may involve training, coordinating and reviewing the work of professional and clerical employees. Employees receive broad administrative direction but have very broad latitude for exercising initiative and independent judgment in the performance of work assignments. Work is evaluated through the observation of performance, conferences, reports and evaluation of results achieved.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This classification is distinguished from a Senior Budget and Management Analyst by the responsibility for project management, by the level of complexity of the assignments and the degree of responsibility for independent operating decisions based on increased experience and knowledge of operations.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

Manages key projects such as internal consulting projects or other complex projects requiring multiple analysts involvement.

Sole responsibility for capital programs requiring coordination among several agencies.

Sole responsibility for calculating special assessments or ad valorem tax rates for a fund.

Assesses the financial impact of very complex policy, fiscal and operational issues.

Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Thorough knowledge of current budgetary techniques, concepts and procedures applicable to local government. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration, including current trends and developments in the field.

Considerable knowledge of program evaluation, management science, and policy analysis techniques.

Considerable knowledge of project management skills such as planning, organizing, directing and delegating tasks.

Considerable knowledge of governmental accounting practices, procedures and financial information systems.

Thorough knowledge of the organizational structure of county government including functions and interrelationships of operating agencies, elected officials and administration.

Ability to analyze extremely complex fiscal, operational and policy issues.

Ability to interpret State Statutes and administrative rules regarding the calculation of special assessments and ad valorem taxes.

Ability to plan, organize and direct the activities of professional analysts and train new staff.

Ability to manage program evaluation studies and management analysis projects including the development of recommendations.

Ability to facilitate groups to reach consensus on issues and solve problems.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation or sexual orientation.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in public administration, finance, industrial engineering, business administration or related field; five (5) years experience in local government budget preparation and management analysis projects; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented

FLSA Status: Exempt

Code of Ethics

Certification: No

Work Locations: Office of Budget Services

Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E10/00

 


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