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.
This posting is for the:
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DIVISION (HHS)
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
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
-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.
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- Requisition ID: FIN030S
- Number of Openings: 1
- Advertised Salary: 63,545.00
- Shift: Day Job