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BUDGET CONTROL DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST III

  • 507089
  • PHOENIX
  • DEPT OF CORRECTIONS
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: May 25 2022 at 23:55 MST

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

REHABILITATION & REENTRY

The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry is dedicated to developing, encouraging, recognizing, and rewarding the professional performance and growth by employees at all levels. The state is proudly served by over 9,000 well-trained corrections professionals who are dedicated to public, staff and inmate safety by effectively employing sound correctional practices, efficient operational procedures, and proven programming opportunities for inmates. Join our team and help to proudly serve our community!

BUDGET CONTROL DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST III

Job Location:

Address:  

1645 West Jefferson Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007
https://corrections.az.gov/

Posting Details:

Salary: $58,000.00 - $62,000.00 

Grade: 21

Closing Date: 05/25/2022

Job Summary:

The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry (ADCRR) is seeking to hire an experienced budget analyst with excellent communication skills and sound financial judgment. This position provides technical and analytical budget analysis in the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of budgets for the entire agency.

Job Duties:

- Performs periodic data downloads from the State’s accounting and payroll systems
- Analyzes source data, reviews expenditure trends, and calculates budget projections
- Prepares comprehensive periodic budget reports, status of funds, per capita cost reports, and specialized ad hoc reports
- Participates in planning and development of the annual budget request by compiling historical data, meeting with agency staff, and projecting future costs
- Participates in annual agency budget allocation and load
- Compiles data from various sources and verifies its accuracy
- Researches and resolves data errors/discrepancies
- Prepares written analysis
- Meets with divisional business managers to review expenditure trends, projections, and anticipates needs
- Assists Grants Specialist with budget development
- Reviews and analyzes budget transfers ensuring accuracy and compliance with statutes, policies, and procedures
- Drives on State business
- Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Principles, concepts, and current practices in governmental budgeting and fiscal management
- Organization, funding structure, programs, policies, and operations of the agency
- Accounting concepts and government fund accounting
- Accounting/business systems and productivity software
- State government functions and legislative budget development process

Skill in:
- Extrapolating and analyzing quantitative data
- Interpreting statutes, rules, policies, and procedures
- Technical report writing
- Complex spreadsheet construction, maintenance, and manipulation
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Applying the principles and practices of budget planning, development, analysis, and forecasting

Ability to:
- Perform research, quantitative data analysis, and trend analysis from various sources
- Ascertain the impact of statutes, rules, policies, and procedures
- Identify/troubleshoot areas of concern and offer solutions
- Use of automated accounting systems and productivity software
- Prepare visual data presentations
- Exercise sound judgment in handling confidential and sensitive information
- Work independently and efficiently in a fast-paced environment

Selective Preference(s):

- Bachelor’s Degree in a related field such as Accounting, Finance, Business, or Public Administration
- Two (2) years of experience in governmental budget and accounting
- Detail-oriented
- Strong analytical, communicative, written, and mathematical skills
- Experience with InfoAdvantage and the State of Arizona financial and payroll systems

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Requires possession of, and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).
Employment is contingent on the selected applicant passing a background investigation.

Benefits:

We offer an excellent and affordable comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees:
- Vacation and sick days with 10 paid holidays per year
- Robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability options
- Exceptional retirement program
- Optional employee benefits such as deferred compensation plans, credit union membership, and a wellness program
- An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:

Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
Current ADCRR Employees: Consult with your respective Human Resources Liaison if you are in a different retirement plan than the one indicated above.

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-255-2430.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/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.