Budget Management Analyst I

Location
Alexandria, VA
Salary
$59,674.68 - $70,477.94 Annually
Posted
Oct 21, 2021
Closes
Nov 15, 2021
Ref
2022-00153
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Budget Management Analyst I

An Overview
The Office of Management and Budget is looking for a Budget Management Analyst I (entry-level) who will perform a wide variety of budget and management analysis work for their portfolio of departments and agencies. The work performed is fast-paced and often time-sensitive. A significant aspect of the work involves producing annual operating and capital budget recommendations and related documents.

The Opportunity
  • Assists departments in developing budgets, and reviews departmental budget submissions;
  • Monitors departmental operating budget expenditures to include expenditure and revenue projections;
  • Writes, develops, recommends and interprets financial policies;
  • Prepares summaries, analysis and recommendations on budgetary requests and programs;
  • Analyzes and recommends reductions, increases and alternative methods for meeting departmental and budget goals;
  • Researches and writes memoranda and management analysis regarding policies, procedures, budget items and capital improvement projects as directed, and prepares charts, graphs and statistical tables to aid in the presentation and consideration of the budget and programs;
  • Makes detailed projections and analysis of City revenues/expenditures and monitors revenue and expenditure trends for budget and cash flow impact;
  • Attends City Council work sessions and public meetings, as needed, to answer questions and justify recommendations;
  • Answers procedure and policy questions from departments;
  • Uses intermediate and/or advanced features of Microsoft products, such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel and SharePoint;
  • Participates and assists in the design, implementation, and installation of new and revised programs, systems, procedures, methods of operation, and forms;
  • Reviews and monitors federal and state grant funds;
  • Performs related duties as required.
About the Department The Office of Management & Budget (OMB) prepares and implements the annual operating budget and capital improvement program, and performs on-going fiscal and management analyses of City programs while conducting research and analysis in such areas as improving operational efficiency and cost effectiveness, performance measures, organizational structure and processes, and the acquisition and use of state and federal resources. The office comprises of 11 staff and has an annual operating budget of $1.3 million.

Minimum & Additional Requirements

In order to qualify for the position all applicants must have a bachelor's degree and one (1) year of experience in budget and management analysis; or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training.

Preferred Qualifications

To be considered an ideal candidate, applicants should possess the above qualifications as well as have strong analytical skills, possess outstanding multi-tasking abilities and bring a variety of technology related talents (ERP experience, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint).

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