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Budget Analyst I

  • Job Code: W0976
  • Pay Grade:WO
  • Pay Scale:$23.30-$42.23 Hourly; $48,464.00-$87,838.40 Annually
  • Exempt:No

Overview

Perform professional duties analyzing fund use and provide guidance on budgetary procedures, fiscal planning, and revenue development to ensure current fiscal goals and objectives are met.

Duties & Responsibilities

Note: Depending on assigned responsibilities, employees may perform some or all of the duties below.

  • Provide guidance on budget preparation, current and projected re-appropriation considerations, and financial planning to assure adequate funding levels.
  • Compile and analyze financial data to monitor and/or control budget expenditures.
  • Analyze fund utilization data to produce reports and monitor fund usage.
  • Prepare budget and budget amendment correspondence to maintain appropriate funding levels.
  • Review fiscal and management reports to extract and summarize data for senior budget personnel.
  • Assist in conducting studies of other agency/department's business processes, policies, procedures, and organization and recommend changes to improve organizational and operational effectiveness.
  • Supervise assigned staff.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

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

Minimum Education & Experience

  • A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate.
  • Five years of experience as a professional accountant, economist, budget or fiscal analyst, or internal auditor.
OR
  • An associate's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in any business field.
  • Four years of experience as a professional accountant, economist, budget or fiscal analyst, or internal auditor.
OR
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a major in political science, public administration, or any business field.
  • Two years of experience as a professional accountant, economist, budget or fiscal analyst, or internal auditor.
OR
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a major in political science, public administration, or any business field.
  • Certification as a Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor.
  • One year of experience as a professional accountant, economist, budget or fiscal analyst, or internal auditor.
OR
  • A master's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a political science, public administration, or any business field.
  • One year of experience as a professional accountant, economist, budget or fiscal analyst, or internal auditor.

Required Pre-Employment Testing

  • A passing score on pre-employment testing.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Attendance at the specified Sheriff's Office work location is required.
  • Depending on assignment, employees may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No visible tattoos on face. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored covering.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 12 months.
  • No felony convictions within lifetime.
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
  • No dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
  • Successful completion of a background investigation including criminal, reference, employment, and neighborhood checks; polygraph; medical evaluation; and drug screening.

General Benefit Information

Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage
  • Florida Retirement System and Deferred Compensation
  • Paid time off including sick, vacation, and holiday time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee incentives for educational degrees and bilingual (Spanish) abilities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid training