Budget Analyst

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Budget Analyst
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Escambia County
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Class Title:       Budget Analyst                          Class Code:                 6730

Cost Center:      $4029.96                                 Position Number:       22011740

Court Location: First Judicial Circuit                   Effective Date:          

Scope of Work

The essential function of the position within the organization is to assist with the coordination, analysis and development of the State Courts System's budgeting and accounting processes. The position is responsible for coordinating, projecting, analyzing and tracking expenditures; preparing, monitoring and analyzing budget funding needs, requests and allotments; developing and evaluating objectives for program specific budgets; submitting and defending budgets; preparing budget amendments; and performing general accounting, including preparing and presenting complex reports. Other essential functions of the position may include managing and directing procurement, asset management and overall distribution of goods and services; reviewing and processing purchase requisitions/orders. The position works under general supervision independently developing work methods and sequences.


Assists the Chief Deputy Court Administrator with the coordination, analysis, tracking and development of the State Courts System's budgeting and accounting processes in accordance with the General Appropriations Act, Florida Statutes, and Budget and Pay Memorandum; analyzes spending patterns and makes appropriate recommendations as required. Prepares, monitors and analyzes budget requests and allotments; forecasts expenditures and their implications in the organization's State budgets. Manages and directs procurement, asset management and overall distribution of goods and services; and prepares purchasing requisitions and orders. Plans, organizes and participates in general accounting activities, such as monitoring expenditures and revenue, preparing of expenditure and payroll reports, submitting budget corrections, or resolving disputes and discrepancies. Proposes and analyzes the organization's State budget expenditure policies and assists with preparation of the policies; meets regularly with the Chief Deputy Court Administrator to coordinate growth and distribution of expenditure. Manages and performs functions such as preparing spreadsheets, conducting research, compiling information/data and preparing or reconciling periodic and special reports, analyzing legislative bills, or performing data entry of financial information. Attends staff and other professional meetings to exchange information.

Data Responsibility: Directs others in major events and reports on activities and results. Conducts research to discover new methodologies or to find solutions for unresolved problems.

Communications Requirements: Reads professional publications and technical manuals; composes complex reports and manuals; may speak formally to groups outside the organization.

Complexity of Work: Performs work involving the application of policies, guidelines, and rules; and thinking to solve practical problems within or applying to a unit or division of the organization; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results and frequent exposure to unusual pressure.

Equipment Usage: Handles machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving moderate latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as computers, peripherals, or software programs such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, or complex custom financial/accounting applications such as FLAIR and LAS/PBS.

Education and Experience: Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis. Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or Public Administration or a closely related field. Three years of related experience.