Highway Budget Analyst – Fiscal Analyst 2
Highway Division – Strategic Business Services
ODOT's Highway Budget Office is recruiting for a budget analyst to assist in planning and developing the Highway Division's annual and biennial operating budget process. This position is one of three principal budget/fiscal advisors in the development and implementation of the Highway Division's limitations. The primary focus of this position is the maintenance limitation portion of the Highway Division. This person serves as a technical resource and uses analytical techniques to identify policy issues, strategic budget gaps, and determines and recommends changes needed based on ODOT's mission, goals, and objectives.
We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.
This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU/OPEU).
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Advise management on the development of the Maintenance Management System performance budget.
- Develop guidelines for the Maintenance Management System budget process.
- Develop activity forecasts by labor, equipment, materials, contracted expenditures, and other services and supplies.
- Advise field managers on the development of their plans and budgets.
- Develop automated tools for budget development.
- Compute rates for crew day costs and historical averages by activity and crew.
- Analyze and forecast planned and actual expenditures by activity.
- Monitor and reconcile differences between the Maintenance Management System and Transportation Environment Accounting and Management System (TEAMS).
- Work with information technology staff to resolve data and reporting issues.
- Produce budget transfers across all levels of the maintenance programs and between subprograms.
- Develop and produce a variety of automated, ad-hoc, and/or custom reports.
- Recommend actions to correct variances in the maintenance program and subprograms.
- Maintain computer databases (both PC and mainframe).
- Investigate unusual data outputs.
Five years of progressively responsible experience that included the preparation, analysis, and administration of a budget or fiscal system.
Five years of professional-level experience in accounting, fiscal auditing, management or program analysis. Experience must have included modeling, forecasting and analyzing fiscal information.
Successful completion of the Department of Administrative Services Budget and Management Public Administrative Trainee Program.
- A bachelor's degree in business, public or non-profit management, finance, accounting or a related degree (such as public policy, political science, public administration, economics or other analytical or technical degree) may substitute for three years of the required experience.
- A graduate-level degree in any of the above areas may substitute for four of the five years.
Desired Attributes/Application Scoring Criteria: In addition to your related work experience and education, we will use the attributes below to determine whom to offer an interview. You are not required to have all of these attributes, but please make sure that the ones you do have are clearly demonstrated in your application materials. Your application materials may be graded on spelling, grammar, punctuation, and presentation.
- Ability to plan and prioritize tasks and responsibilities.
- Demonstrated attention to detail.
- Ability to work cooperatively as a team member in order to accomplish goals.
- Overtime may be required during the budget preparation cycle and while legislature is in session.
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This recruitment closes at 11:59 PM on January 18, 2018. Apply today! Click here to learn more or to apply.
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ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.