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Budget Analyst

Douglas County

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This position is responsible for budget preparation including forecasts of revenues and expenditures for assigned programs.  A Budget Analyst must have a strong mathematical mind and ability to think critically. You should also be knowledgeable about all legal regulations pertaining to budgeting. You will assist with developing annual operating budgets, preparing budget documents, coordinating budget meetings, developing and distributing reports. This position will monitor organizational spending, identify budgetary issues and prepare budget amendment requests throughout fiscal year. The Budget Analyst position assists Douglas County governmental departments with programs and procedures related to budget request; analyzes budget submission and funds request processes, including making recommendations to increase efficiency and accuracy.


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, business, public administration; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of three years direct budgeting experience; preferably in local government; An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Thorough understanding of accounting and budgeting principles and practices
  • Advance skill in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Prior B.I. and /or Tableau experience preferred
  • Proficient in Data Management/Analysis
  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • Ability and willingness to drive a county vehicle
  • Possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver's License (Class C) and a satisfactory motor vehicle record (MVR)

Employment is contingent on passing a mandatory Physical/Drug Screen/MVR and Background Investigation.

Salary Range: $55,000.00 to $65,000.00/annually; based on experience, plus full benefits package

Resumes may be attached, but a resume without a completed application will not be considered.

The recruitment, selection, appointment and promotion of employees shall be in such a manner as to promote equal employment for all persons without regard to race, age, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, physical handicap or political affiliation.”

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