Budget Analyst
State of Montana - Helena, MT

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Job Listing Detail

Position Title:
Budget Analyst

  • Applications must be received by Midnight Mountain Time on the closing date.
Listing Number: 8230-12D8

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For more information contact:
State Agency:
Transportation

PO Box 201001

Helena , MT
59620

Phone: (406)444-6148

Fax: (406)444-7685

TTY: Montana Relay Service at 711

E-mail: erask@mt.gov

  • OR -
Local Montana Job Service Workforce

Position

Number(s):
54120006

Openings:
1

Location:
Helena

Job Status:
Full-Time Permanent

Shift:
Daytime

Date Posted:
8/3/2012

Closing Date:
8/13/2012

Department:
Transportation

Division:
Administration

Bureau:
Budget and Planning

Union:
MPEA

Bargaining Unit:
035

Band/Grade:
6

State Application Required:
Yes

Salary:
$40,354.00 - $55,752.00

Salary Unit:
Yearly

Additional Salary Information: This position is a part of a career ladder. Placement is determined by assessing the applicants qualifications based on the MDT advancement policy referenced. Please email amolyenaux@mt.gov with any questions.

Applicant Pool: If another department
vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may
be used for the selection.

Special Information:
This position is an MPEA Bargaining unit member. Preference will be given to qualified MPEA applicants.

This position is part of a Career Ladder. Placement into the career ladder is determined by assessing the applicants qualifications based on MDT advancement policy 3-0187.
MDT is recruiting for Budget Analyst to work with our financial team.
Prefer: Governmental Budgeting Experience
Legislative interaction and experience

Duties:
As a budget analyst for the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT), you will be conducting financial and program analyses for multiple programs within the Department. This includes financial reporting; developing and implementing fiscal policies and systems; conducting research and providing professional fiscal assistance to other fiscal officers and accounting staff; and developing, implementing, and monitoring budgets for all assigned programs.

Competencies:
Leadership: Provides clear directions, technical assistance, and guidance to other MDT work units to ensure effective operations and project activities. Motivate staff to achieve common fiscal objectives.

Analytical/Interpretive Thinking: Accurately applies financial management practices, reporting, and financial management requirements to specific circumstances.

Decision Making: Evaluates multiple and ambiguous factors to resolve problems. Develops technically accurate and defensible revenue forecasts and budget projections and recommends courses of action in response to fiscal deficiencies.

Communication: Translates technical information to audiences of varied technical levels. Negotiates specific terms and conditions of budget adjustments, corrective actions, and other issues.

Independence of Action: Determines appropriate responses to financial problems and project deficiencies with minimal assistance or precedent.

Education/Experience:Minimum Qualifications:
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree
Acceptable: Finance, Business Administration or Accounting
Alternative Degrees: Economics or Information Technology
with a minor or associates degree in accounting or finance

EXPERIENCE: Four years of progressively responsible experience in governmental accounting, budgeting or a related field including experience with financial analysis, financial management, and budgeting in a government setting.

Alternate Qualifications :
Experience will substitue for education on a year for year basis.

Supplemental Questions: None Required

Additional Materials Required:
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