Montgomery City County Personnel

Budget Officer (#CI0580)

Pay Grade


Nature of Work

The 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 document.  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 Director.  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 members.  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.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s 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 considered.


CLASS: CI0580; EST: ; REV: 8/11/2020;