Budget Analyst III

Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

BUDGET/FORECASTING ANALYST III (00008199) 

Closing Date: Dec 10, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs highly complex budget preparation and analysis work in support of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV), Financial and Administrative Services Division. Monitors budgets for assigned divisions, prepares, analyzes and reviews budget requests, and analyzes expenditures trends and revenues for administrative planning purposes. Duties also include preparing or assisting with preparation of budget instructions, policies and procedures. Contributes to and assists in the preparation of the biennial appropriation request and agency operating budget. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Prepares and monitors operating budget for assigned TxDMV divisions.

Contributes to and assists in the preparation of the Legislative Appropriations Request (LAR), Annual Operating Budget, and reports to oversight agencies.

Reviews financial and operating budget reports for accuracy and identifies areas in which more appropriate use of funds can be made.

Monitors agency budget and expenditures to ensure they are within legislatively appropriated levels.

Informs management of budget deviations, problems, and events likely to affect operations; explains causes; and measures impact on department mission and resources; and suggest solutions.

Reviews requests for additional funds, evaluates justifications, recommends actions and answers inquiries on budget/resource related matters.

Produces and runs scenarios to generate monthly Executive Summary and/or monthly ad hoc reports for administrative planning purposes.

Maintain listing of budgeted positions for each division and performs monthly salary expenditure analysis.

Performs other job-related duties as assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or the U.S. equivalency thereof plus five (5) years’ progressively responsible experience in budget/financial analysis, forecasting or related area. Additional experience in budget/financial analysis or related area may be substituted for education on a year for year basis. (Experience requirements may be satisfied by full-time experience or the prorated part-time equivalent.) Preferred Experience : Coursework in finance, accounting, business administration/management or a related field. Experience working with an integrated accounting system or Texas statewide accounting/budgetary systems; including Centralized Accounting Payroll and Personnel System (CAPPS), Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS) and Automated Budget Evaluation System of Texas (ABEST).

Posted: November 26, 2019