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BUDGET MANAGER

The Budget Manager is responsible for coordinating and planning budget activities, including annual and biennial budgets. This position is governed by state and federal

Class Code:

R019C

Job Grade:

GS09

Special Job Requirements:

Occasional in-state travel is required.

Typical Functions:

Directs the activities of a medium-sized professional and administrative support staff by interviewing applicants, hiring, terminating, assigning and reviewing work, training, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Analyzes monthly department budgeting and accounting reports to maintain expenditure controls. Provides advice and technical assistance with cost analysis, fiscal allocation, and budget preparation. Examines budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. Summarizes budgets and submits recommendations for the approval or disapproval of funds requests. Reviews operating budgets to analyze trends affecting budget needs. Compiles and analyzes accounting records and other data to determine the financial resources required to implement a program. Performs cost-benefit analyses to compare operating programs, review financial requests, or explore alternative financing methods. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data. Knowledge of principle and practices of accounting. Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning. Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. Ability to considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. Ability to plan work unit objectives and operational activities and to assign and direct the work of subordinate supervisors. The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, financial management, general business, or a related field; plus five years of experience in accounting, financial management, or a related area, including one year of supervisory experience. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Required Certificates:

None

Exempt:

E
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