Fiscal Policy Analyst 3 – Georgia


The Office of Planning and Budget (OPB) exists to serve the Governor and the state in five primary ways:


Work with the Governor each year to develop a budget recommendation for the upcoming and amended fiscal years that is based on agency requests and that will be presented to the General Assembly

Provide research and analysis to the Governor’s Office and other state agencies related to budgetary items as well as to produce an efficient and effective state government

Review the agencies’ annual operating budgets to ensure that spending plans comply with the approved appropriations act, sound fiscal stewardship, and the Governor’s goals

Develop the state’s strategic plan, outlining the Governor’s vision for the state and how agencies can best support that vision

Supply official demographic and statistical data about the state of Georgia



OPB Fiscal Policy Analyst assists in the development and monitoring of agency budgets and policies for executive and legislative review. 

OPB analyst analyze laws proposed by the General Assembly and respond to inquiries from general public, legislators, and state agencies. 

Analyst monitor expenditures as compared to budget and appropriations, and perform detailed and complex revenue and expenditure projections.



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Performs budget and policy analysis related to health care purchasing, state health planning, welfare, veterans’ services, workers’ compensation, and other human and social services.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:


Analyze agency budget requests and prepare recommendations for review

Analyze and review agency budget spend plans

Analyze and review agency allotment requests

Analyze complex data sets

Monitor and analyze state and federal legislative and policy proposals and advise division director

Assist in the preparation of fiscal notes on pending legislation

Conduct research on key budget and policy priorities for assigned area

Develop broad expertise into assigned agencies

Work with assigned agencies to gain understanding of agency programs and initiatives

Prepare presentations, white papers and policy briefs on budget recommendations and options, program reviews, and policy related topics for assigned area

Assist in the preparation of various documents published by the office

Prepare responses to public inquiries for management review

Monitor expenditures as compared to budget and appropriations

Perform detailed and complex revenue and expenditure projections

Conduct and review multi-year financial trends

Monitor performance of agency programs

Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:


Ability to multi-task and think critically

Ability to work in a professional group environment

Must be detail oriented

Ability to present to a group

Must be flexible

Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing

Ability to communicate information in a clear, concise, and logical manner with coworkers, supervisors, and customers, adapting style and content to the audience’s needs

Ability to occasionally move about in an office environment and to and from offsite locations

Ability to manage time and work under environment strict deadlines during peak periods

Limited travel required for agency site visits

Frequent moving of laptop, books, paperwork, etc. under 15lbs

Constant operation of a computer and frequent operation of other office productivity machinery such as a phone, scanner, copier, and printer

Constant use of word-processing, database and e-mail functions to carry out job requirements in a timely manner

Ability to learn and use new software programs

Occasional re-positioning of self to access computer, printer, phone, and other office productivity machinery

Ability to work in EXCEL, Microsoft Suite and other computer applications

Attend workshops, trainings, and meetings when scheduled


Preferred Qualifications:

-Knowledge of regulations regarding public or Medicaid benefit programs

-Experience in research, gathering, interpreting, and summarizing Medicaid data

-At least two (2) years of Medicaid experience in operations and/or financial analysis, with major duties of which included at least two or more of the following: budgeting, accounting, auditing, financial reporting, or another quantitative field.




Please attach a transcript and resume 


Additional Information: Due to the volume of applications received by this office, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone. 

Bachelor’s degree in business or related degree from an accredited college or university AND One year work experience in a position equivalent.

Additional Information

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  • Requisition ID: FIN030S
  • Number of Openings: 1
  • Advertised Salary: 63,545.00
  • Shift: Day Job



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