Fiscal Policy Analyst BOC - Pontiac
Under general supervision functions as the lead analyst for the Board of Commissioners assigned to duties related to fiscal analysis and budgetary oversight. Assesses, researches and applies advanced governmental accounting practices including GASB standards and GFOA best practices to inform decisions of the Board of Commissioners. Responds to individual Board Members' request for information, conducts fiscal analysis on proposals presented to and developed by the Board of Commissioners, provides research, analysis, recommendations, alternatives and fiduciary briefing reports as requested by the Board Chairperson, the Chairperson of the Finance Committee, the BOC Chief of Staff and/or the Policy and Fiscal Analysis Supervisor. Monitors and ensures all requests to the Board of Commissioners comply with County policies, procedures and regulations.
Plans, researches, analyzes and evaluates departmental budgetary functions to determine and recommend operating and funding requirements. Assists Board Members and other personnel in technical budgetary matters during budget hearings and committee meetings and advises in the general preparation and administration of the budget. Provides independent analysis of the annual county budget, capital improvement program and capital budget. Serves as the fiscal liaison between departments and agencies addressing impacts of current economic issues. Responsible for fiscal data indicators including dashboard metrics and performance measures. Prepares short and long-range budgetary projections, utilizing economic forecasting and financial analytic techniques to assess the impact of budget changes and legislative requirements. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.
Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application:
- Thoroughly documented work history
- The application is incomplete in ANY capacity
1. Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a preferred major in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, and Public Administration or a related field.
NOTE: Applicants possessing transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States will be required to provide documentation of degree equivalency from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://naces.org/members.html). The degree evaluation will be required for application processing.
2. Have three (3) years of full-time work experience in financial analysis, business administration, general accounting, cost accounting, economic analysis, systems analysis, personnel administration, or related field.
3. Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical, established for this classification.
4. Successfully complete the six month probationary period.