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BUDGET ANALYST

  • 513312
  • PHOENIX
  • SUPREME COURT
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Dec 9 2022 at 23:55 MST

To apply for this position, you must use the following link.

https://azcourts.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=2278963&&&nohd#job

Other applications will not be considered. 

JOB TITLE:
Budget Analyst VI

JOB #:
2623

DIVISION:
Administrative Services

HIRING SALARY:
$63,591.00 annualized

CLOSING DATE:
All positions are open until filled.

EMPLOYEE REFERRAL PROGRAM:
This position is eligible for an employee referral incentive payment of $1,000.00 (conditions apply).

POSITION SUMMARY:
The primary duties of this position are to assist the Chief Financial Officer, Division Directors and Program Managers on state budgetary matters, including the preparation of the Division budgets, strategic project budgets, monitoring and auditing of expenditures and the development of a model to forecast revenues and project year-end fund balances.  This position also assists with staffing and implementation of special projects resulting from legislative mandates, research initiatives, training programs and division operations.

 

Essential functions include:

  • Prepares complex financial and administrative reports as required for appropriations and funds managed by each Division.
  • Develops the division budget policies and procedures and provides staff development seminars to divisions and local courts.
  • Reviews and reconciles monthly financial reports received from counties on disbursed funds.
  • Promotes accountability by monitoring and auditing expenditures, policies and procedures.
  • Analyzes and interprets the fiscal impact of legislation as it relates to the courts’ appropriations and grant funds.
  • Responds to fiscal inquiries from the Legislature, AOC Executive Office, the Administrative Services Division Director and CFO.
  • Works with program specialists and managers to develop performance measures/standards for funding requests specifically targeting the cost-effectiveness of the court programs and financial operations.
  • Research methods to improve the efficiency and cost-benefits of the court programs and financial operations.
  • Creates monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual financial and program reports and prepares management reports based upon analysis of data submitted.
  • Prepares, in consultation with the Program Managers, all funding agreement addendums, budget modifications, and monthly, mid-year and closing reports.
  • Provides technical assistance to program managers for grant and budgeting-related program development and improvement.

This position may be eligible for a hybrid-telework schedule once the employee has completed three (3) months of employment and has sufficiently proved their ability to perform assigned tasks.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program qualified employer.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or a related field; years of experience may substitute for a degree. This position also requires minimum of five years in a professional accounting or budget and finance position, demonstrated knowledge of financial audits and contract management, and analyzing data and producing management reports in a timely manner. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access. The ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 

SELECTION PROCESS:
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Only applicants whose backgrounds most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to interview and/or participate in the testing process. Requests for a special accommodation to participate in the interview process should be made at the time you are contacted to schedule an in-person testing or interview. The Selection Process may include computer testing (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, proofreading, typing, etc.) and first and/or second round panel interviews. This is a Regular, Full-time, Exempt level position.

BENEFITS:

The Arizona Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

  • Accrued vacation pay and sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
  • Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
  • By providing the option of a full-time or part-time remote work schedule, employees enjoy improved work/life balance, report higher job satisfaction, and are more productive. Remote work is a management option and not an employee entitlement or right. The Court may terminate a remote work agreement at its discretion.

RETIREMENT:

  • Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
  • Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

The Arizona Supreme Court is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.