Under the general direction of the Department Manager, the Principle Budget Analyst performs complex budgeting functions in the development of the Agency's annual budget. The position is responsible for coordinating the development of budgets for specifically assigned internal and external clients. The position is responsible for preparing complex budget and financial reports, including preparation of the annual budget document and financial statements. The position completes complex accounting functions related to loading the budget information into the Oracle GL system. The position is responsible for maintaining communications with all clients regarding budget/financial matters. The position conducts financial, statistical, and analytical studies, and drafts professional reports and correspondence that convey the findings. The position writes and interprets policies, procedures, and regulations; reviews contracts for adherence to budgets; and trains, coordinates, and/or reviews the work of staff.
Bachelor's Degree in Finance and/or Accounting or related discipline or equivalent work experience. Three to five years of budget planning experience with increasing responsibility in budgetary analysis and complex accounting procedures, preferably in a public sector environment. Must be highly proficient in the use of computer software; specifically Microsoft Office Suite, with special emphasis on Excel, Word and Outlook, along with familiarity with Oracle accounting software and report writing software(Crystal Reports). Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills necessary to write documents/analyses related to the duties of the job.