This Series plans, directs, and supervises the preparation of agency budget estimates, program justifications, and workload forecasts, monitors agency expenditures, provides staff support to agency program managers and administrators, recommends alternative fiscal plans, and forecasts the adequacy of available fiscal resources to meet operational needs. This Series is classified in several of the largest State agencies.
Levels of Director, Agency Budget Services are distinguished from each other by an overall evaluation of the following factors:
1. The number and scope of major programs that directly impact
on the size of the budget.
2. The number and level of funding sources.
3. The administration of special funds.
4. The diversity of program location.
5. The frequency of program changes.
6. The extent of responsibility for advising about budget policy issues and interpreting budget policy for staff on behalf of executive management.
DIRECTOR, AGENCY BUDGET SERVICES 1: serves as the highest level budgeting position in agencies with very large and complex budgets; supervises staff at the Chief Budgeting Analyst level; reports to agency's top fiscal officer, typically a Director, Financial Administration at the 5 or 6 level.
DIRECTOR, AGENCY BUDGET SERVICES 2: serves as the highest level budgeting position in agencies with the largest and most complex budgets; supervises staff at the Chief Budgeting Analyst and Assistant Director, Budget Services level; reports to agency's top fiscal officer, typically a Director, Financial Administration at the 5 or 6 level.
Budgeting Analysts coordinate the preparation of agency budget estimates, program justifications, and workload forecasts, prepare narrative and tabular reports indicating agency expenditure components, and monitor agency expenditures.
Budget Examiners analyze and act on agency budget requests, determine and control specific requests for the expenditure of funds, and review and act on agency organizational proposals.
Assistant Directors, Financial Administration assist in planning, directing, and coordinating agency budgeting, expenditure control, finance, and business administration activities.
Directors, Financial Administration plan, direct, and coordinate agency budgeting, expenditure control, finance, and business administration activities.
DIRECTOR, AGENCY BUDGET SERVICES 1 AND 2: under the general direction of a Director, Financial Administration or higher level fiscal officer, directs and coordinates the development, preparation, presentation, implementation, and execution of the agency's budget; reviews and responds to requests for information from the Division of the Budget, legislative fiscal committees, the Office of the State Comptroller, and others; attends formal and informal hearings with Division of the Budget staff regarding justification of budget requests, transfer of funds, and related budgetary, fiscal, and management issues; provides advice to agency management on the development of budgetary policy, improvements in fiscal reporting, cost effectiveness of programs, and budget priorities; supervises a staff of budgeting analysts in preparing and analyzing agency budget requests, developing cost projections, monitoring expenditures, and preparing reports for submission to the Division of the Budget and the Office of the State Comptroller; prepares the agency's spending plan; and monitors and controls expenditures to ensure conformance to fiscal guidelines established by the Governor, the Legislature and, when appropriate, the Federal Government.
DIRECTOR, AGENCY BUDGET SERVICES 1
Promotion: one year of permanent service in a fiscal management or budgeting position allocated to M-1 or higher.
DIRECTOR, AGENCY BUDGET SERVICES 2
Promotion: one year of permanent service in a fiscal management or budgeting position allocated to M-2 or higher.