Department of Administrative Services

Budget Analyst (1306MP)

$30.70-$41.85 Hourly / $2,455.79-$3,348.39 BiWeekly /
$64,096.00-$87,393.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Office of Policy and Management, Budget and Financial Management Division and the Office of Finance, this class is accountable for performing a full range of basic budget analysis work as an assistant to a budget specialist of higher grade.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of an employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

May lead lower level staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Performs technical financial analysis work, assisting a specialist of higher grade in administering the State financial program for a group of State agencies or programs; analyzes, reviews, and makes recommendations for the financial affairs of the agencies or programs assigned; assists in the analysis and review of budget requests and options for assigned agencies or programs; studies operations and needs, makes suggestions for modifications of financial proposals when appropriate; assists in performing analytical work involving examination of budgetary controls, fiscal operations and purchasing functions; monitors agency spending/revenue/capital programs during the fiscal year; makes recommendations to the specialist on the financial requests in terms of agency or program policy or objectives; participates in review of state agencies fiscal management policies, procedures and systems; prepares background data and conducts studies on various problems arising in connection with fiscal administration; reviews requests for establishment of new positions, leases, and capital projects; assists in reviewing state agency requests for Personal Service Agreements and Purchase Service Contracts; prepares reports; participates in on-going refinement of program budget development and the budget option process; participates in conferences and legislative hearings regarding the financial requirements of assigned agencies and programs; participates in negotiations with agencies for voluntary compliance with recommended changes; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of the principles and practices of organization and management including public administration; knowledge of governmental budget management and governmental accounting; oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills; ability to prepare and analyze financial documents and reports; ability to interpret and apply relevant State and Federal statutes, regulations, and administrative policies; ability to utilize financial information systems.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Six (6) years professional experience in budget work, financial management or operations with budgetary responsibility.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
  2. A Master's degree in Public Administration, Business, Economics, Finance or closely related fields may be substituted for one (l) additional year of the General Experience.
  3. For state employees two (2) years of experience as a Fiscal/Administrative Assistant or Assistant Accountant may be substituted for the General Experience.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(03)-Budget Program and Control

BARGAINING UNIT

(03)-CONFIDENTIAL

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 58

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the specification for the class of Budget Analyst in Salary Group 58 approved effective August 1, 1992. (Revised to modify content)

EFFECTIVE DATE

8/17/2007

CLASS: 1306MP; EST: 10/23/1964; REV: 8/17/2007;