Profession fiscal affairs policy officer

Fiscal policy officers research, analyse and develop policies related to taxation and government spending in public policy sectors, and implement these policies to improve the existing regulation around the sector. They work closely with partners, external organisations or other stakeholders and provide them with regular updates.  

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Financial management

    The field of finance that concerns the practical process analysis and tools for designating financial resources. It encompasses the structure of businesses, the investment sources, and the value increase of corporations due to managerial decision-making.

  • Financial forecasting

    The tool used in performing fiscal financial management to identify revenue trends and estimated financial conditions.

  • Tax legislation

    Tax legislation applicable to a specific area of specialisation, such as import tax, government tax, etc.

  • Government policy implementation

    The procedures involved in the implementation of government policies in national and local governmental organisations.

  • Government policy

    The political activities, plans, and intentions of a government for a legislative session for concrete causes.

  • Financial analysis

    The process of assessing the financial possibilities, means, and status of an organisation or individual by analysing financial statements and reports in order to make well informed business or financial decisions.

  • Financial jurisdiction

    Financial rules and procedures applicable to a certain location, whose regulatory bodies decide on its jurisdiction

Skills

  • Maintain relations with local representatives

    Maintain good relations with representatives of the local scientific, economic and civil society.

  • Collect financial data

    Gather, organise, and combine financial data for their interpretation and analysis in order to predict possible financial scenarios and performance of a company or project.

  • Advise on tax policy

    Advise government officials on changes in tax policies and procedures, and the implementation of new policies on a national and local level.

  • Manage government policy implementation

    Manage the operations of the implementation of new government policies or changes in existing policies on a national or regional level as well as the staff involved in the implementation procedure..

  • Inspect government incomes

    Inspect the resources available to a national or local government organisation, such as tax incomes, to ensure that the incomes are compliant with the income expectations, that no faults are being made and no suspicious activity is present in the handling of government finances.

  • Manage government funding

    Monitor the budget received through government funding, and ensure there are enough resources to cover the costs and expenses of the organisation or project.

  • Liaise with government officials

    Consult and cooperate with government officials who handle matter that is relevant to you or your business.

  • Inspect government expenditures

    Inspect the financial procedures of a government organisation which deals with budget and resource allocation and spending to ensure that no faults are being made and no suspicious activity occurs in the handling of financial accounts, and that the expenditures are compliant with financial needs and forecasts.

Optional knowledge and skills

perform market research plan resource allocation present reports perform resource planning analyse legislation liaise with politicians analyse market financial trends market research scientific research methodology perform scientific research create solutions to problems