University of Alaska Southeast

Job Posting

Company: State of Alaska Department of Administration
Location: Juneau, AK
Position: Budget Analyst
Requirements: Bachelor Degree
Summary:

Are you an analytical and creative problem solver?

Do you want to learn how the State’s budget works?

Do you consider yourself a “people person” that enjoys helping others?

Do you know the difference between there, their, and they’re?

Are you interested in a position with a strong career path?

If so, we have a job for you!

The Department of Administration, Division of Administrative Services is now hiring for a Budget Analyst I/II in Juneau. This position may be filled at the I or II level depending on qualifications. A candidate hired at a lower level may be promoted upon completion of a training plan and required service time. Applicants at all skill levels are encouraged to apply! Direct experience in Alaska state government is not required for consideration. Outside-the-box applicants with atypical experience could make a great addition to our budget team. We are looking for someone with an active mind looking to tackle big challenges.

Duties of this position include but are not limited to:

Do you want to:

  • Coordinate, verify, and analyze operating and capital budget requests and submissions?

  • Conduct research and analyses of budget issues and historical expenditures?

  • Prepare budget reports and presentations?

  • Manage reporting of performance measure targets and data?

  • Assure adherence to OMB budget instructions and guidance?

  • Review and process position changes, revised programs, and budget amendments?

Do you have knowledge of:

  • Operating and capital budgeting principles?

  • Organizational/agency operation?

  • Legislative process?

Do you have the skills & abilities to:

  • Communicate and collaborate with many stakeholders?

  • Solve complex problems creatively using sound reasoning?

  • Use spreadsheets and databases to collect and analyze financial and program data?

  • Compose and edit letters and memos that are convincing and compelling?

  • Analyze and implement state statutes, regulations, policies, and procedures?

  • Meet challenging deadlines while juggling changing priorities?

  • Efficiently manage your workload and that of others?

In your cover letter, please detail how your knowledge, skills, and abilities have prepared you to excel in this position, using specific references to your previous education and work experience and addressing the desired strengths listed below. If you do not have experience demonstrating these skills, simply say so.

Desired Strengths:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical staff, including the ability to teach and mentor those who do not have extensive knowledge and experience in budget, accounting and finance;

  • Experience preparing reports for senior management that are intuitive, concise, and well formatted, using Excel, Word, or comparable software;

  • Experience with an automated governmental budgeting system, finance systems, or other automated finance and accounting systems;

  • Knowledge of and experience with the budget and legislative process;

  • Experience with and knowledge of accounting principles;

  • Demonstrated analytical ability with the experience and knowledge to construct a detailed analysis;

  • Demonstrated proofreading and editing skills for both written narratives and detailed analytical spreadsheets;

  • A “self-starter” who takes initiative to independently identify and prioritize work products, seek out resources needed to complete the work, and complete the project on-time;

  • History of successful collaboration with others to produce quality work under tight deadlines; and,

  • Willingness to take on other duties as assigned.

The Division of Administrative Services is a dynamic organization committed to the success of the department and its divisions. If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity, we encourage you to apply today!

Position Information:

Official Job Title:Budget Analyst I / Budget Analyst II

  • PCN:02-1151
  • Range:  17 / 19
  • Bargaining Unit:GG  
  • Location:  Juneau
  • Beginning Monthly Salary (“A” step):  $4,663 / $5,374

If interested, please apply through WorkPlace Alaska or email/mail a hardcopy of the application packet to Recruitment Services.  The posting may be found at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alaska/jobs/2109222/budget-analyst-i-ii-02-1151.

WORKPLACE ALASKA APPLICATION QUESTIONS & ASSISTANCE
Questions regarding application submission (including account creation) or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll free) or 907-465-4095 if you are located in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed to recruitment.services@alaska.gov.

For applicant password assistance please visit:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/js_lostpswd.cfm?&topheader=Alaska.

For specific information in reference to the position, please contact the hiring manager listed in the Contact Information section below.

Contact Information:

  • Hiring manager:Adam Bryan
  • Phone number:(907) 465-5693
  • Fax number:(907) 465-2195
  • Email address:Adam.Bryan@alaska.gov

EEO STATEMENT
The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats to apply for this position, please call 1-800-587-0430 or 465-4095 in Juneau or (907) 465-3412 (TTY) or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at P. O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact: Adam Bryan
Contact at: (907) 465-5693
Adam.Bryan@alaska.gov
Closing Date: June 21, 2018