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Senior Budget Analyst - Fiscal and Budget Planning

Kings County District Attorney’s Office   New York, NY   Full-time     Finance
Posted on August 29, 2022
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Position-Bureau: Senior Budget Analyst - Fiscal and Budget Planning

Annual Salary Range: $80,000 (Annual)

** This position is in-office **

 

Job Description:

The Kings County District Attorney’s Office (KCDA) is one of the largest prosecutors’ offices in the country and is committed to developing and implementing innovative prosecutorial strategies that will fulfill our vision of keeping Brooklyn safe while at the same time ensuring fairness and justice for all. KCDA has an exciting opportunity to work as a Senior Budget Analyst in the Fiscal Bureau's Budget and Grants Analysis Unit.

The Fiscal Bureau’s Budget and Grants manages the primary financial functions of the agency with the responsibility of planning and monitoring the agency’s $130 million budget (FY23), which supports a staff of more than 1,200 employees’ ensuring and managing State and Federal revenues; maintaining and reconciling agency bank accounts; payment of invoices annually; and monitoring its financial health by reviewing financial statements and audits. Responsible for the financial management of grants received by KCDA; monitoring agency fiscal activity and conducting expenditure analyses; ensuring regulatory compliance; and analyzing fiscal operations.

The Senior Budget Analyst’s duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Analyze operations, projects, and agency budget activities to develop more efficient, effective service delivery and improved budget management for the Kings County District Attorney’s Office.
  • Prepare projects and presentations, collect data, structure analyses, and formulate recommendations.
  • Manage assigned projects including the preparation of the annual budget, hiring plans, and capital projects.
  • Work with Procurement, Payroll, IT, and Human Resources on cross-Bureau projects and problem-solving.
  • Work and exchange information with Grant Manager on shared projects, grants work, and quarterly agency condition memos. Create processes that enable information sharing.
  • Monitor financial activities and manage agency fiscal condition projections and various trackers. Assess fiscal conditions and develop recommendations for addressing issues and recommendations for operational adjustments. Identify variances from plans, new needs, and funding reallocations. Communicate results of analyses and present findings to Deputy Director and Chief Fiscal Officer.
  • Administer the budget by processing budget modifications, reviewing hiring actions, and performing other necessary budget actions.Attend Unit meetings and coordinate budget actions with Bureau and supervisory staff.
  • Complete OMB’s Office of Budget Review expense and revenue exercises. Complete revenue sharing agreement reporting to OMB taskforce.
  • Provide verbal and/or written responses to requests for information by KCDA supervisory staff, Mayor's Office, and City and State auditors/monitors.
  • Obtain, track, record, and analyze data.
  • Develop and maintain appropriate spreadsheets and databases.
  • Review reports and studies as they relate to KCDA programs and operations and prepare summary memoranda and communicate impact to supervisory staff.

 

Qualification Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and four years of professional experience in the areas described in one or a combination of the following: Working with the budget of a large public or private concern budget administration, accounting, economic or financial administration, or fiscal or economic research; in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluations; in personnel or public administration, recruitment, portion classification, personnel relations, employee benefits, staff development, employment program planning, social services program planning/evaluation, or fiscal management; or related area. AND 18 months of this experience must have been in an executive, managerial, administrative, or supervisory capacity. Supervision must have included supervising staff performing professional work in the areas described.

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with grants management, budgetary planning/management, financial analysis, and/or public policy analysis. Working knowledge of the New York City, State, and Federal budget policies and procedures is helpful.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and the ability to communicate verbally and in writing; excellent computer skills are necessary including expertise and familiarity with Crystal Reports, FMS, and Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization; an ability to work independently and meet deadlines; and strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • A master’s degree from an accredited college in economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration, statistics, personnel administration, labor relations, political science, urban studies, or a closely related field; AND

At least two years of full-time professional experience explained above is preferred.

 

Residency Requirement:

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

 

To Apply:

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

For Non-City/External Candidates: Visit the https://www1.nyc.gov/jobs/index.page and type Job ID #547131. For Current City Employees: Visit Employee Self Service (ESS) to view and click on Recruiting Activities, Careers, and search by Job ID #547131.

 

Loan Forgiveness Benefit:

Employees of the City of New York may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees.
Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service