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Budget Analyst
Agency: Arkansas Department of Health
Office: Center for Health Protection
Section: Immunizations
Date Posted: 08/14/2019
Posting Expires: 08/27/2019
The Budget Analyst is responsible for providing assistance to assigned agencies in biennial budget preparation and fiscal management. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Researches, analyzes, and evaluates agency operations, funding sources, programs, and fiscal records to determine budgetary needs and effects of new programs. Reviews budget requests from agencies to determine completeness, accuracy, compliance with current regulations, and problem areas. Meets with agency directors and/or fiscal personnel to obtain additional information, discuss budgetary needs, and to provide advice on budgetary procedural problems. Evaluates agency requests and makes recommendations to executive and legislative officials and staff based on analysis, justification, and program knowledge. Attends various executive and legislative meetings to respond to technical questions and to clarify information. Participates in drafting legislation and monitors and revises legislation during legislative sessions. Provides technical assistance to agencies concerning a variety of fiscal-related activities. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Occasional overtime required. Limited in and out-of-state travel is required.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of principles and practices of accounting. Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information and reports. Ability to research and analyze programs and fiscal records, determine needs, and make recommendations. Ability to interpret and apply budgetary and fiscal policies and procedures.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in accounting, economics, finance, financial management, general business or a related field; plus three years of experience in accounting, finance, budgeting or a related field.
Preferred Qualifications
Experience with Excel, AASIS, state procurement, accounts payable functions and the state budgeting process.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must possess a valid Arkansas driverís license. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Agency Specific Information
This Position will close at 11:59 pm on the closing date listed.

Hiring Official- K. McCartney

This office only accepts completed applications, resumes and relevant transcripts to determine minimum qualifications. Applicants should present other documents to the hiring official upon interview, if applicable.

If you are a Veteran, Disable Veteran or a Surviving Spouse of a Deceased Veteran and remains unmarried at the time you are seeking preference and you are a citizen and resident of this state you shall be entitled to employment preference in a position over other applicants after meeting substantially equal qualifications.
Please submit the DD-214 and other official documentation to the address below.


All Applicants must submit complete and accurate information and complete the application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, including military service, beginning with your most recent employment. Applicants are encouraged to attach an original written resume to supplement their application or a paper addendum for additional work history section of the application. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties.

When submitting your State Application, you may refer to your resume for the Employment History if your resume includes all the information requested in the Employment History section of the state application (month and year employment began and ended, weekly hours worked, etc.).

Please complete the Work History section of the application, even if you are including a resume. Incomplete applications will NOT be processed.

All ADH applicants must complete a drug screen and background check if applicable. Direct Deposit is required for employment according to Act 1887 of 2005.

Human Resources Office- Recruitment Section
4815 W Markham St., Slot 26
Little Rock, AR 72205-3867
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Fax No. 501-661-2675
Job Details
Position No.: 22106916
Class Code: R021C
Grade: GS08
Salary Range: $45,010.00 - $65,265.00 per year
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Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Little Rock
Job County/Region: Pulaski
Contact Information
Contact name: Sheila Smith
Phone: 501-661-2268
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