WHAT DOES A FINANCIAL PROGRAM CONSULTANT DO? A Financial Program Consultant serves as a consultant which performs analytical, technical and advisory functions related to the performance management and budgetary processes. You will be responsible for assisting other consultants in providing advice, consultation, and management on selected program issues.
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As a Financial Program consultant you will:
Plan and execute labor resource requirements for salaries, benefits, and FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for both the current plan execution and subsequent year plan development. Also monitors support resources relative to equipment, supplies, facilities, and training.
- Analyze assigned program areas to discern trends in program delivery and consolidate report data to measure the effectiveness in meeting baselines or the degree to which program plans and achievements support strategic initiatives.
- Prepare reports concerning identified issues, explaining program differences and recommending improvements and corrective action for program operations, where differing or competing viewpoints may occur.
- Provide detailed analysis of expenditures and financial status on a regular basis. With minimal guidance, recommend and complete budget reprogramming actions to assure optimum utilization of available resources and accomplishment of critical program objectives.
- Provide technical advice and assistance on the status of budget submissions, and review changes and assess program impact of budget cuts and/or legislative changes.
- Participate in identifying, reviewing, and analyzing potential problem areas and providing and implementing recommendations to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the business process involved.
- Participate in developing/providing status reports to each Division to assist them in managing their budgetary cost.
- Query and enter the financial system for both specific and general data and interpret data extracted.
If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
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Occasional travel - 1-5 nights per month may be required
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