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Job Summary: This position is responsible for performing a full range of budgetary duties. The Budget Analysts is responsible for effective budget planning and spending, analyzing budget proposals, determining funding allocations, defending budget recommendations against various stakeholders, and forecasting future financial requirements. This position requires good communicative and interpersonal skills and knowledge of different legal rules and regulations related to budgeting. Candidate must possess proficiency in data analysis and statistical forecasting, excellent mathematical aptitude, good problem-solving skills and excellent written and verbal communication.
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Performs other related duties as required.
Supervisory Controls: The NCSO Major provides general supervision to the Budget Analyst and assigns work in terms of specific duties and responsibilities. Performance is measured by the Analyst’s timely successful completion of tasks assigned.
Guidelines: Guidelines include county purchasing policies, departmental policies and procedures governmental finance and budgeting procedures. These guidelines require sound judgment and interpretation in application.
Complexity: The work consists of a variety of administrative, clerical, supervisory and organizational skills. The incumbent is required to perform varied duties including observation, processing reports and interpersonal communication – sometimes in adverse situations. Must have highly analytical mindset and maintain attention to detail.
Scope and Effect: The purpose of this position is to work closely with upper management and County finance to finalize budget and make sure that it includes all of NCSO’s needs.
Personal Contacts: Contacts are typically with other law enforcement officers, division commanders, executive staff, county finance, board of commissioners and other county employees.
Purpose of Contacts: Contacts are typically to give and exchange information, resolve conflicts, and provide services.
Physical Demands: Visual acuity in both eyes, normal color vision, good accommodation and no field deficits; hear in-person, radio and telephone conversations; recognize differences or changes in sound patterns, loudness or pitch; speak audibly and clearly; identify and distinguish smells of different materials; sit or stand for prolonged periods; walk, run, kneel, stoop, crawl and crouch; make precise and coordinated finger, hand and limb movements; maintain uniform, controlled hand-arm posture or movement; work efficiently for long periods of time.
Work Environment: Work is performed is typically performed in an office environment.
Supervisory and Management Responsibility: NCSO’s financial team
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field required; supplemented by five years of experience in financial analysis, budget development, accounting, or auditing; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position.
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in working with multiple legal entities under different legal umbrellas
Valid Georgia Driver’s license
Proficient with Quickbooks Software
Proficient with Munis Software