Principal Fiscal Analyst - Temporary (NBOE)

Employer
Newark Public Schools
Location
Newark, NJ, US
Salary
Competitive
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  • Position Type:
    Non Instructional - All Titles/Principal Fiscal Analyst
  • Date Posted:
    8/24/2022
  • Location:
    Budget - 305


  • NEWARK BOARD OF EDUCATION
    HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES
    765 BROAD STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07102
    ROGER LEÓN, SUPERINTENDENT

    PRINCIPAL FISCAL ANALYST - TEMPORARY
    Office of Budget

    (Pending availability of funds and Board of Education approval)


    The Superintendent invites qualified and interested persons to apply for the position of Principal Fiscal Analyst - Temporary in the Office of Budget.

    This title is governed by the New Jersey Civil Service Commission (NJCSC). Note that the exam application period for this title has opened and closed. If a candidate is hired for this position, the candidate's appointment will be temporary pending the issuance of the NJCSC Certification List for this title.

    DEFINITION: Under general supervision of a supervisor takes the lead in developing, analyzing, reviewing and coordinating the preparation for review and maintenance of the department budget; conducts other fiscal analyses, takes the lead in analyzing budgets for grants, contracts, state funds and/or program funds, assists in analyzing fiscal impacts, maintains records; does other related duties.

    NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

    1. Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
    2. Three (3) years of experience in the collection, analysis, evaluation, and presentation of financial data used to provide an accurate accounting of administrative and operating costs, and the preparation of reports containing conclusions and recommendations for a private business or government agency.
    3. Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

    NOTE: Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute additional experience as indicated on a year-for- year basis.
    NOTE: A Master's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting, or Finance may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience.

    BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. Develops budget revenue and expenditure projections.
    2. Reviews financial data and reporting systems.
    3. Prepares fiscal and other reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations.
    4. Provides technical advice on fiscal matters and problems.
    5. Provides guidance and instruction to staff.
    6. Monitors the preparation, review and maintenance of budget.
    7. Approves expenditures; authorizes payment of vouchers, orders and other transactions.
    8. Allocates payment from various sources to appropriate accounts; approves transfer of monies from accounts.
    9. Reviews expenditures for compliance with budget policies.
    10. Establishes and maintains budget records and files.
    11. Utilizes financial software packages.
    12. Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

    KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

    1. Knowledge of the principles of cost and fund accounting.
    2. Knowledge of the methods used to prepare, review, and maintain the budget.
    3. Knowledge of financial projection and forecast methods.
    4. Knowledge of the procedures for the transfer of appropriations.
    5. Knowledge of the theory and principles of fiscal analysis.
    6. Ability to read, and interpret laws, rules and regulations and apply them to specific situations.
    7. Ability to provide technical instruction and assistance to subordinate staff.
    8. Ability to provide advice on fiscal matters and problems.
    9. Ability to establish and maintain fiscal and other records and files.
    10. Ability to review, analyze and interpret financial records and statements.
    11. Ability to prepare fiscal studies and reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
    12. Ability to develop financial projections or forecasts.
    13. Ability to analyze complex financial records.
    14. Ability to calculate revenue and expenditure projections.
    15. Ability to recognize discrepancies in financial data.
    16. Ability to establish and maintain budgetary records and files for analytical, statistical, and administrative purposes.
    17. Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
    18. Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication.
    19. Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.

    REPORTS TO: Department Head

    SALARY, EMPLOYMENT PERIOD AND UNION AFFILIATION
    1. Salary Range: $74,699 - $99,406
    2. Employment Period: Twelve (12) month
    3. Union Affiliation: Local 32

    HOW TO APPLY
    Newark Board of Education is only accepting electronic applications.

    OPENING AND CLOSING DATE
    Opening Date: August 24, 2022
    Closing Date: September 7, 2022 or until filled

    THE NEWARK BOARD OF EDUCATION IS AN
    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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