Budget Analyst In-training (BA4) Virtual - Olympia

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Researcher / analyst

Here's your opportunity to be a key part of how we live our vision and BUILD the nation's best and most future ready workforce – starting right at ESD!

Here at the Employment Security Department (ESD), we believe in the Power to Help when people need it most. We provide our communities with inclusive workforce solutions that promote economic resilience and prosperity. We help people find jobs, provide our communities with inclusive workforce solutions and, we are now providing paid family and medical leave.

ESD's Financial Services Division includes the Central Budget Office, Financial Services, Contracts and Procurement, and the Grants Management Office.  We are an agency support division, helping the agency in everyday processes and procedures. Offering support services for paying bills, contracts and procurement, strategic budgeting and planning, managing funds, processing payments and grant management, we keep the wheels moving.

Our Central Budget Office is seeking to hire, one full-time/permanent, In-training Budget Analyst 4, to join our team. In response to COVID-19 this position may work remotely per the Governors directive, unless otherwise directed by the hiring manager. If selected, you may need to travel to  pick up equipment and receive instruction while observing social distancing. You will support the coordination and maintenance for the Employment Connections Division (EC) budget. Ensuring funds are used in the most effective and efficient manner possible and, reporting directly to the Budget Manager. You will make significant and independent decisions in the matters of EC related expenditures and federal and state fund allocations, including approving reallocation of funding sources for both expenditures and salaries and benefits. If this sounds like something you'd enjoy and you're ready to join a team that makes a difference in our programs, then we encourage you to apply now!

This is an in-training opportunity and depending on qualifications, this position may be hired as a Budget Analyst 2 (BA2), Budget Analyst 3 (BA3), or Budget Analyst 4 (BA4). If hired as a BA2 or BA3, the incumbent will be required to successfully complete the training plan in order to promote and the goal class of BA4 is reached. Salary ranges for these levels are:

Budget Analyst 2: $47,844 - $62,748 annually depending on qualifications.

Budget Analyst 3: $52,776 - $69,264 annually depending on qualifications.

Budget Analyst 4: $62,748 - $82,344 annually depending on qualifications.

NOTE: Applicant reviews will begin 5/27/21 and will be on-going until the position is filled. The hiring manager reserves the right to make a hiring decision and close this recruitment at any time beyond the required seven (7) days.

Duties:

Core Daily Responsibilities:

  • Lead for the agency’s Employment Connections (EC) and budget project management, compiling decision packages, purchase approvals and developing budget to actual reports. 
  • Planning and coordinating the internal budget process for both budgets and their submissions to Office of Financial Management. 
  • Develops cost estimates and projections for future spending. Conducts detail analysis and prepares reports for submittal to Office of the EC Director. 
  • Responsible for making significant and independent decisions in the matters of EC’s expenditures and federal and state fund allocations, approving reallocation of funding sources for both expenditures and salaries and benefits. 
  • Prepares, manages and approves monthly encumbrances for the Department’s EC division and programs. Develops and initiates an ongoing process to automate the monthly encumbrances. 
  • Makes independent decisions for the day to day budget and purchasing matters for the division and program management to ensure budgets are not over expended and timely financial data is available to assist with sound financial decision making. 
  • Creates and reconciles staffing and allotment requests; approves modifications or disallowance based on established fiscal considerations; develops, manages, and reviews contract budgets. 
  • Develops and prepares biennial budgets and allotment packages for multiple programs for accurate and timely submittals. 
  • Performs research on monthly expenditures, conducts detail analysis and prepares monthly budget to actual narrative for each program. Meets with and communicates budget to actual status to division management and program and management staff.

For a full description of duties - please click here to request from recruiter: PDF Request.

Qualifications:

BA2 Level Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in business, public administration, accounting, economics, or statistics and one (1) year of professional experience in budgets, management, or program analysis.

BA3 Level Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in business, public administration, accounting, economics, or statistics and two (2) years of professional experience in budgets, management, or program analysis.

BA4 Level Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in business, public administration, accounting, economics, or statistics and five (5) years of professional experience in budgets, management, or program analysis.

Education to Experience Equivalences:
Associate Degree = 2 years | Bachelor Degree = 4 years | Masters or Higher = 5 years

NOTE: Applicants must be willing to work within the state of Washington.

** If invited for interview, these will be held virtually using Skype, Zoom or phone interviews.  

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Posted on

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