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Hillsborough County Government

Senior Budget Analyst (#SBUDANGENR) GENR
$23.94-$38.02 Hourly / $4,149.60-$6,590.13 Monthly / $49,795.20-$79,081.60 Yearly


Performs professional and administrative duties analyzing and monitoring current and past budget and financial data, analyzing budget requests, and developing budget and revenue projections to ensure current fiscal goals and objectives are met.


Graduation from an accredited four year degree granting college or university with a major in Political Science, Public Administration or any business field; and
Four years of experience as a professional accountant, economist, budget or fiscal analyst, or internal auditor.


Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Considerable knowledge of the laws and regulations related to fiscal policy, budget and expenditures.
  • Considerable knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, practices and procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of the methods and techniques used to develop revenue projections and expenditure forecasts.
  • Considerable knowledge of current government budget principles, practices and procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of organizational accounting and reporting requirements.
  • Some knowledge of operational policies, rules, regulations and ordinances.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to research, collect, organize and analyze fiscal and non-fiscal data and develop logical conclusions.
  • Ability to maintain work related records and prepare reports.
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.
  • Develops budget schedules and procedures to assist agency and department staff in submitting budget requests.
  • Prepares draft budget resolutions and amendments for approval by the Board of County Commissioners and advises department staff on updating appropriations and budget documents.
  • Analyzes current and anticipated revenues, expenditures, continuing costs, and other relevant data to assist department directors and managers in identifying funding sources and in developing a budget.
  • Coordinates the improvement of internal systems and procedures with directors, managers, and supervisors to develop accounting, recording, and reporting structures.
  • Conducts annual and special user charge and capacity fee rate studies in compliance with bond, ordinance, and regulatory requirements.
  • Analyzes and evaluates short and long range departmental operational and capital budgetary requests to see they are commensurate with the County's goals and objectives.
  • May conduct studies of other agency/department's business processes, policies, procedures and organization and recommends changes to improve organizational and operational effectiveness.
  • Examines financial statements of outside agencies doing business with the County.
  • Reviews new laws and regulations to determine impact on county operations.
  • May supervise subordinate personnel.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: SBUDANGENR; EST: 3/23/1992; REV: 4/16/2012;