Senior Budget Analyst

Location
Ashburn, VA
Posted
Dec 11, 2018
Closes
Jan 04, 2019
Function
Analyst
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time

This is administrative fiscal work in preparing budgets for the school system and ensuring the accuracy of published information. The employee coordinates the collection, review and input of appropriate data into the system and assists in the design and presentation of the budget document. All important aspects of the work are subject to detailed and specific procedures but the oversight and analysis of budget information requires
considerable judgment in implementing budgets.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Process, review and analyze budget data in preparing the budget document; review budget request submissions for completeness and accuracy; develop data during budget preparation and format reports and published documents; obtain supplementary information as needed; research and answer questions regarding the budget and continuously refine/maintain the budget preparation automated system
* Review budget transfer requests for authority, accuracy and reasonableness
* Review monthly financial records for unusual or erroneous budget balances and for potential areas of concern
* Coordinate in the preparation of financial and statistical reports and surveys
* Perform related work as required

QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from college or university with a Bachelor's degree in public administration, business, accounting or related field; experience in public sector budgeting; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that would provide the following abilities and skills:

* Working knowledge of theory, principles, practices and techniques of public sector budgeting, accounting and financial management systems
* Outstanding technical skills
* Knowledge of office procedures and practices
* Good analytical skills including statistics and mathematics
* Ability to operate automated budget system
* Good Organizational skills

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to touch and hold objects or instruments and to type; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or bend and may be
required to lift up to approximately 15 pounds

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