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BUDGET ANALYST

Date:  Jul 11, 2024
Req ID:  40198
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Category:  AR DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Anticipated Starting Salary:  45,009.95

Arkansas Department of Health

4815 W Markham Street

Little Rock, AR  72205

 

Position Number: 22106292

County: Pulaski              City: Little Rock

Posting End Date: 07/23/24 

Division of Health Data and Analytics – Administration

 

Additional Preferences: 

 

Federal Grant experience preferred.

 

AASIS or SAP experience preferred.

 

Excel experience preferred.

 

Hiring Official:  E. Appleby

Recruitment Contact: Sheila.Smith@arkansas.gov - 501-661-2268


The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and well-being of all Arkansans.

Position Information

Class Code: R021C

Grade: GS08

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $45,010.00 - $65,265.00

Summary

The Budget Analyst is responsible for providing assistance to assigned agencies in biennial budget preparation and fiscal management. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Researches, analyzes, and evaluates agency operations, funding sources, programs, and fiscal records to determine budgetary needs and effects of new programs. Reviews budget requests from agencies to determine completeness, accuracy, compliance with current regulations, and problem areas. Meets with agency directors and/or fiscal personnel to obtain additional information, discuss budgetary needs, and to provide advice on budgetary procedural problems. Evaluates agency requests and makes recommendations to executive and legislative officials and staff based on analysis, justification, and program knowledge. Attends various executive and legislative meetings to respond to technical questions and to clarify information. Participates in drafting legislation and monitors and revises legislation during legislative sessions. Provides technical assistance to agencies concerning a variety of fiscal-related activities. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

Occasional overtime required. Limited in-state and out-of-state travel is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of principles and practices of accounting. Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information and reports. Ability to research and analyze programs and fiscal records, determine needs, and make recommendations. Ability to interpret and apply budgetary and fiscal policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in accounting, economics, finance, financial management, general business or a related field. 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.

Licenses

Must possess a valid Arkansas drivers license. 

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Little Rock