Senior Financial Analyst - Budget

Department/Agency of position: 
County of Spotsylvania Finance - Budget Division
Location of position: 
Spotsylvania, VA
$64,273 to $83,555 (DOQ)
Date Posted: 
Monday, November 5, 2018
Closing Date: 
Monday, December 31, 2018
Job Description: 

Under limited supervision, performs complex financial/budget analysis work involving developing and using complex spreadsheets and financial models to analyze, project and report financial/budget information. Work also involves assisting in coordination, preparation, development, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the County’s operating and capital improvement budgets. Work may involve developing revenue projections, coordinating the preparation of the Capital Improvement Plan and managing aspects of the financial implementation of capital projects. Employee must be able to make independent decisions by frequently applying knowledge of budgeting, capital planning, and debt principles and practices. Reports to the Budget Manager. This is a senior level position with potential for upward mobility within the Finance Department for the applicant who possesses thorough knowledge of and experience in public finance administration, budget development, budget implementation, and budget reporting. Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Public Administration or a related field and at least 5 years of experience in a local government or public school administration financial field with emphasis on budget preparation, budget analysis and capital planning; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities in a local government or public school administration setting. Position may be filled as a lower level Budget Analyst III, depending upon qualifications.

This is not an entry-level position and is not an accounting or auditing position. This position focuses on budgeting, capital planning, and related analyses. The County is seeking only candidates having proven public sector budgeting knowledge, skills, and abilities obtained through experience in a local government or public school administration financial field. Salary: $64,273 to $83,555 (DOQ). Deadline: December 31, 2018. E.O.E