The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission is seeking an experienced Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Budget Analyst to lead and serve as a key contact for a Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR) wide CIP budget development process. The selected candidate is assigned to the CIP Section, a unit within the Park Planning and Development (PPD) Division. PPD is responsible for developing, managing and implementing the Capital Improvement Program for DPR in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The CIP Budget Analyst will be responsible for a full range of capital budgeting and financing activities, including the development of project criteria; coordinating CIP project and funding plan development; and providing financial oversight to approved capital projects.
EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT DUTIES:
Analyzes assigned Budget and CIP submissions, program workload estimates, and unit costs
Demonstrates the effects of alternative decision options by using financial modeling, studies and analysis.
Prepares and analyzes tables of actual and projected expenditures and workload data
Reviews and interprets proposed policy changes for fiscal impact and legislative reports
Serves as lead in ad hoc working groups and as department representative. Mindful of the Commission’s broader, long-term objectives
Provides expertise and counsel to customers (e.g., Division Chiefs, Supervisors, Project Managers, Accounting, Procurement, etc.)
Interprets and incorporates Federal/State laws and regulations as well as organizational policy that impact programs/activities, local government responsibility, or the public. Makes recommendations accordingly
Makes recommendations for efficiencies, strengthening internal controls, process changes and policy and procedure amendments as necessary.
Coordinates closely with personnel involved in CIP and Information Only projects, and the Operating Budget
Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates budget and CIP submissions; gathers data; and confers with organization staff
Prepares tables, charts, and graphs. Completes assigned sections of the budget and CIP documents
Develops numerous displays, charts, and reports in response to requests for budget information from staff members of Prince George’s Counties and Commission management.
Monitors expenses against approved budget allocations. Informs Supervisor and management of current or projected significant variances
Performs many widely varying and functionally diverse assignments that require in-depth analysis and problem solving
Participates in coordinating plans, multi-year programs and objectives of the Commission with those of local government entities
Conducts or assists in a wide variety of financial studies
Communicates vision, mission and strategic priorities of the Commission when interacting with organizational stakeholders, including Division Chiefs, County Executive and Council staffs, and customers
Develops and delivers in-service training programs on budget and CIP submissions to assigned organizations
Represents the Division in special projects and task forces both internal and external to the Department;
Performs other related duties as required.
Thorough knowledge of capital and project budgeting
Superior analytical and problem solving skills with demonstrated ability to apply these attributes in implementing solutions
Thorough knowledge of the products within the Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to use these and other computer software to expediently complete tasks and projects as well as to prepare concise and comprehensive / complex spreadsheets, reports or other documents for presentation both verbally and in writing
Ability to synthesize data based on broad understanding of organization impact and professional expertise
Ability to conduct pertinent research and perform thorough analysis for sound management decisions when preparing clear and comprehensive reports
Ability to establish effective working relationships and to work tactfully, courteously, and effectively with M-NCPPC personnel, County officials, and the general public
Internal Number: 14856
About The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Founded in 1927, the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is a nationally recognized leader in land use planning, parks, and recreation achieving countless awards for innovation, stewardship and exemplary vision for enhancing the lives of current and future generations. The agency, which is charted by the State of Maryland, has geographic authority in the Montgomery County and Prince George’s County region, which are the two Maryland counties surrounding Washington, DC. The agency improves the well-being of over 2 million residents and countless visitors within this region by:
* Planning for the coordinated and harmonious physical growth and development of the region
* Protecting and stewarding natural, cultural, and historical resources
* Providing award winning system of parks
* Creating recreational experiences that enhance quality of life of all individuals
* Planning great communities that are vibrant, livable, accessible and sustainable
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