Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
03084 11 ST A3 N 721-01 09/18/2014
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JOB CODE: 03084


This is highly responsible administrative and professional work directing the functions of the Office of Comptroller Operations, Bureau of Planning and Management, Policy, Planning and Communications Division.

The employee in this job is responsible for directing and coordinating advanced policy and program planning functions in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Generally Accepted Auditing Standards, and Generally Accepted Governmental Auditing Standards; and the development and implementation of internal and external communications strategies for the agency. Work involves serving as a key policy advisor for statewide finance and accounting issues and oversight of professional staff responsible for the development and issuance of all Office of Comptroller Operations accounting and financial management related policies for agencies under the Governor’s jurisdiction. Work also includes developing, implementing, and evaluating agency strategic planning indicators; directing the agency’s budget planning and administration functions; and directing the development and dissemination of internal and external communications plans and materials. Work is performed with a high degree of independence and reviewed by the Director, Bureau of Planning and Management for attainment of objectives and overall effectiveness.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (NOTE: The examples of work are representative of the work, but every position classified to this job may not perform all examples of work listed. Conversely, this is not an all-inclusive list of work examples.):

Plans, organizes, and directs the work of division staff and manages the division’s operations.

Directs the development, implementation, and dissemination of accounting and financial management-related policies and procedures that provide for the efficient and effective operations of agencies under the Governor’s jurisdiction.

Advises the Director, Bureau of Planning and Management and the Chief Accounting Officer on issues related to short- and long-term strategic planning.

Directs the Office of Comptroller Operations’ communications strategies and functions.

Develops goals and objectives for the division consistent with the Office of Comptroller Operations’ strategic plan.

Analyzes and provides advice and recommendations to bureau directors and managers on policies, strategic plans, and program initiatives.

Directs the budget management functions, which include preparing the Office of Comptroller Operations’ budget, reviewing spending plans, and preparing and disseminating service billings to agencies under the Governor’s jurisdiction.

Performs the full range of supervisory duties.

The employee in this job may participate in the performance of subordinates’ work consistent with operational or organizational requirements.

Performs related work as required.


Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

Knowledge of financial auditing principles and techniques.

Knowledge of techniques used in policy research, program analysis, and planning.

Knowledge of office management methods.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of employee supervision.

Ability to read and interpret written information, such as federal and state laws, departmental regulations, and administrative procedures.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to communicate effectively orally.

Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: (NOTE: These are expected of an employee performing the work of this job at the full performance level. These may not be evaluated by the State Civil Service Commission or used for Civil Service examination purposes and are not position-specific performance standards.):

Knowledge of commonwealth accounting, auditing, and financial management processes and procedures.

Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communications.

Knowledge of the principles and methods of strategic planning.

Knowledge of the structure and operations of government including financial and general services administration, budgeting, and billing.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: (NOTE: Based on the Entry Level Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities):

Six years of professional experience in the development of financial operations policies or financial program planning, which includes two years in a professional supervisory capacity; and a bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or a closely related field;


An equivalent combination of experience and training that includes two years in a professional supervisory capacity.