Division of Budget, Finance, and Data Management (BFDM)

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Renee Nowicki, Director

BFDM consists of three program areas: Budget Management (BM); Financial Services (FS); and, Data Management and Analysis (DMA).

BM is responsible for collaborating with the Division of Budget on the development of the Agency’s annual budget; overseeing the implementation of the budget, including monitoring expenditures and workforce levels; and providing fiscal analyses and recommendations on State and Federal legislative and regulatory proposals, litigation, and other programmatic and operational proposals.

FS is responsible for providing technical assistance and training to local social services district fiscal staff; monitoring cost allocation procedures for both the Agency and districts; providing instructions to districts for the proper claiming of costs; processing all financial transactions related to Agency operations as well as reimbursement to districts for various programmatic and administrative costs; and submitting all required Federal financial reports.

DMA is responsible for producing a wide array of mandated and operational reports and providing independent on-demand data analysis. DMA utilizes statistical and expenditure data to support the Agency’s policy and fiscal analysis, budget development, performance measurement, program operations, external reporting, and public information activities.

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