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Budget Analyst 

Category Office of Management and Budget  


Prepares, monitors, and analyzes the County's annual operating and capital budgets. Performs professional work responsible for conducting technical and fiscal analyzes to ensure accurate, timely budget development, implementation, monitoring, and financial and resource analysis to all departments under the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) and other agencies funded by the BOCC. Perform a wide range of financial, administrative, operations, and analytical activities, including fiscal impacts and financial reporting, Monitor budget versus actual reports. Assist with the administration of the financial software systems. Evaluate and make recommendations on management practices, procedures, and fiscal requirements. Assists in the development of performance measures and benchmarking for the departments and divisions.



  1. Assists in the development, analysis, and evaluation of the annual county budget and the County's five-year Capital Improvements Plan related to long-range financial requirements and funding sources. Prepares various financial analyzes and forecasts to aid in long-range planning.
  2. Manages the Community Redevelopment Area program, including a review of tax rolls and processing and approving payments.
  3. Provides guidance on budget preparation, projections, and financial planning to ensure adequate funding levels.
  4. Reviews department budgets for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with established policies, guidelines, and procedures. Advises management of potential budget issues and recommends solutions.
  5. Assist and prepare budget amendments in compliance with Florida Statutes and Board policies. Prepares and submits budget transfers for review by the County Administrator.
  6. Perform revenue and expenditure forecasting analysis, capital improvement projection cost studies, analyze fund balances, prepare a reconciliation of various funds and accounts, and other related matters to budget projections to assist departments with making informed decisions.
  7. Researches variances and contributes to follow-up reports on significant variances to include detailed findings and recommendations.
  8. Audit and reconcile position control to ensure accuracy of the personnel budget.
  9. Assists with the development of policies and procedures for the efficient administration of the budget function, including procedures regarding the budget adoption process, compliance with Florida Statutes and County policies, budget methodology, and other procedures and policies considered necessary.
  10. Performs internal audits of County departments to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
  11. Monitor operating budget, including revenue, and expenditure control of personnel, capital, and operating expenses, as assigned. Monitor and review accounting records and transaction activities for accuracy.
  12. Assist in the evaluation and coordination of improvements to internal systems and procedures used for the budget development process and recommend improvements to develop more viable accounting, recording, and reporting structures.
  13. Prepares the Government Finance Officers Association Distinguished Budget Award Presentation.
  14. Prepares complex schedules, account analysis, or other work necessary for monitoring and reporting the status of revenues, expenditures, and balances for management to monitor fund performance.
  15. Directs and coordinates the evaluation and monitoring of grant-funded programs. Writes specifications for evaluation or monitoring of program by an outside agency. Ensures proper accounting and timely reporting for grant-funded activities of the County departments and divisions.
  16. Ensures the County's compliance with the Truth in Millage (TRIM) documentation and process.
  17. Prepares and coordinates the County's adoption of its assessment program(s).
  18. In case of emergency or crisis (hurricane, flood, etc.), the position must respond/perform emergency and recovery duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor.
  19. Employees hired on or after February 1, 2016, must be a tobacco-free person, both on and off the job, for at least one (1) year immediately preceding application and maintain the same tobacco-free status throughout the term of employment.
  20. Face tattoos (from ear to ear and hairline of the forehead to the bottom of the chin) are prohibited.
  21. Maintains regular physical attendance during normal work hours as assigned at one of the County's offices or work facilities with the ability to work evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays as required.


[These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job-related marginal duties as required.]

Position Requirements



  • Proficient in software applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Publisher, including charting and graphing financial data.
  • Knowledge of county government functions and practices of governmental accounting.
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining a high level of concentration and accuracy despite interruptions.
  • Ability to use mathematical formulas; to add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers; to determine percentages and decimals; to analyze statistical data.
  • Ability to read and prepare various forms and documents, including budget requests, various budget-related reports, etc., using the proper format.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with management, employees, employee representatives, business professionals, and the public.
  • Ability to comprehend and prepare statistical and other data for presentation to others.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to organize and present clearly, orally and in writing, reports of findings and recommendations.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction, complex policies, laws, and directives.
  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately in an atmosphere of frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to isolate and analyze significant trends and practices from detailed records and factual material.



  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a closely related field.
  • Four (4) years experience in budgeting.
  • Florida government experience preferred.



  • Valid Florida Driver's License and a driving record acceptable to the insurance provider
  • Must possess or obtain the required National Incident Management System (NIMS) certifications within six (6)months of employment.



  • Acceptable vision (with or without correction)
  • Acceptable hearing (with or without correction)
  • Ability to sit at a desk and view a display screen for extended periods.
  • Ability to use a personal computer.
  • Must be able to communicate using speech, hearing, and vision skills.



  • Office environment.
  • Works closely with others.
  • Works in a dynamic environment that requires sensitivity to change and responsiveness to changing goals, priorities, and needs.


Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.

FLSA Exempt Status

Reviewed 10/01/2023

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Salary Range $22.39 - $32.01 Commensurate with licenses and experience. Benefits Package.  
Closing Date June 5, 2024  
Position Budget Analyst  
Division Office of Management and Budget  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 5/22/2024  
Location Office of Management and Budget  
Flyer None Specified 

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