Budget Analyst
State of Montana 59 reviews - Helena, MT
Full-time, Contract

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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: 9111-12156


For more information contact:
State Agency:
Public Health and Human Services

Human Resources P.O. Box 4210

Helena , MT

Phone: (406)444-3136

Fax: (406)444-3136

TTY: (406)444-2590

E-mail: hhsea@mt.gov

  • OR -
Local Montana Job Service Workforce





Job Status:
Full-Time Permanent


Date Posted:

Closing Date:

Public Health and Human Services

Developmental Services




State Application Required:

$52,124.00 - $65,166.00

Salary Unit:

Additional Salary Information: Depending on qualifications and internal equity.

Training Assignment: This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules.
Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.

Special Information:
Do you have outstanding analytical skills? Would you like to join a dynamic group of people dedicated to public service? This position is a Budget Analyst at the Department of Health and Human Services . We are looking for employees who can help us to provide services to promote healthy people and healthy communities.

For this position we offer yearly benefits , which include:
A contribution of $8,796/year towards health, life, dental, and optional vision insurance;

Choice between two defined retirement benefit plans and an optional 457(b) deferred compensation;

Fifteen days paid vacation, twelve days sick leave, and ten paid holidays.

Overtime may be required during the budget development and legislative processes, as well as at fiscal year end closeout and start-up.

Successful applicant(s) will be subject to:
Criminal History Background Check

This position is responsible for managing and accounting for expenditures and budgets for the Children's Mental Health Bureau. Specifically, this position develops, manages, and monitors the day to day budgets and financial data for the bureau by performing a variety of fiscal activities including: budget, expenditure, cost and revenue projections, program analysis, contract review and monitoring, accounting analysis, technical accounting assistance, accounting and budget system data entry and verification, preparing legislative information, and preparing a variety of reports.

Competencies:Required for the first day of work:
Knowledge of contract and budget monitoring related to public administration and governmental accounting;

Knowledge of the executive budgeting and legislative appropriations processes;

Organization, budgeting, accounting, communication and analytical skills;

Skill in the use of a personal computer including spreadsheets, databases, email, and word processing;

Ability to mediate budget conflicts and creatively solve problems;

Bachelor's degree in economics, accounting, finance, public administration, or related field;

Five years of professional financial (budgeting, accounting, contract monitoring, or program managment) experience;

Master's degree in above fields preferred;

Three years of SABHRs financials (Statewide Accounting, Budgeting, and Human Resources System) is preferred.

Other equivalent combinations of related education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Experience in professional financial fields and SABHRs financials may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the education.

Supplemental Questions: None Required

Additional Materials Required: None Required

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