Budget Analyst

Southern Nevada Health District    Nevada
Job Description
$62,915 - $87,740 a yearTo perform a variety of professional and technical duties involved in preparing budgets and monitoring expenses within SNHD (District); to provide grant fiscal monitoring; to provide analysis of work performance; and to recommend procedural and policy changes based on data, or operational, or research analysis. This recruitment will remain open until a sufficient number of qualified applicants have been identified and may close at any time once that number has been reached. Examples of Essential Responsibilities and Duties: This class specification lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.
  • Lead the development and preparation process of program budgets within the District; collect budget recommendations and requests from staff; participate in budget meetings; analyze, interpret, and identify trends in monthly financial reports
  • Review all staff requests for hiring and prepare analysis of financial impact for each as part of the overall District forecasted spend; reviews purchases within organizational guidelines; ensure compliance with applicable program budget;
  • Prepares and analyzes Division and Program expenditures as part of a monthly management reporting process; develops short-and-long term forecasts for District expenditures; analyzes variances and develops narratives and financial projections for management guidance
  • Conduct analysis of Divisions and District operations including analysis of forms, procedures, organization, staffing, and file review; prepare preliminary recommendations; develop and prepare clear and concise statistical summary reports and records maintenance, detailing staff performance indicators and workloads
  • Serve as Budgeting Subject Matter Expert; implement and develop best practices related to managing budgeted financial data processes and District operational data
  • Lead special projects and develop reports as requested.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required
  • Qualifications: Knowledge of:
  • Governmental Accounting practices and principles
  • Auditing procedures and techniques
  • Principles and practices of statistical data analysis
  • Complex methods and techniques of research and analysis
  • Principles and techniques of budget preparation and fiscal analysis
  • Principles and techniques of business management and organizational analysis
  • Advanced Spreadsheet Functions and Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
  • Ability to:
  • Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations
  • Perform detailed research and statistical data analysis, including variance analysis, forecasts and historical trending
  • Assist with the development and preparation of several complex budgets
  • Effectively use a variety of financial and analytical tools to create clear and concise reports
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, public health administration, business administration, public administration, computer science, management information systems, or a related field
  • Experience:
  • Three to five years of recent experience as an analyst or accounting experience with a strong emphasis in budgeting, preferably in local or State government
  • License or Certificate
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Nevada Driver's License as a condition of employment

  • Sat, 16 Mar 2019 05:36:53 GMT

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