fundamental reason that this classification exists is to prepare the City of
Montgomery’s operating and debt service budget and oversee its implementation.
The Budget Officer is responsible for
assisting departments with their five year capital improvement plan.
Coordinates the budget process by developing the
budget calendar, organizing the budget meetings, developing and reviewing forms
and worksheets, and assisting the Finance Director to prepare the budget
In addition to coordinating
the budget process, the Budget Officer performs significant analytical and
policy guidance functions such as evaluating departmental budget requests, balancing
revenue and expenditures, and making recommendation to the Finance
After the adoption of the
budget, the Budget Officer is responsible for monitoring the departmental
spending to ensure that operating expenses are in line with appropriated funds.
Reviews all departmental budget transfer requests.
The Budget Officer is responsible for generating
a monthly report of revenue and expenditures for the Mayor and all City Council
This position has supervisory
responsibilities for an employee. The Budget Officer reports directly to the
Finance Director and receives limited supervision. The incumbent makes
recommendations to the Finance Director and explains what actions have been
taken regarding any budgetary decisions.
degree in accounting with five (5) years of experience in governmental
accounting, finance, or fiscal management.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide
the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be