Full time, Contract | Phoenix, Arizona
SunSoft Online
Status: Active
Posted On: Aug 31 2023
Salary: $46000 - $52500 per year


Requisition #506


Under the direction of the Financial Analyst III in the DCS Budget Office, this position serves as an entry level position that is assigned to one or more specialized/smaller programs. The analyst performs detailed fiscal analysis for all assigned area and serves as the primary point of contact for their assigned programs. The position prepares a variety of fiscal and operating reports and completes assignments in a timely manner with a quality work product.     

Skills Required    

o Monitors budget utilization and expenditures. Researches and analyzes expenditure for the purpose of reporting fiscal position, preparing forecasts and reports. Provides financial expertise to department on financial forecasts and programmatic trends for assigned areas. Identify, research, and analyze possible impacts of proposed legislation and funding modification for assigned area. 

o Compiles expenditure, appropriation and obligations data to monitor and interpret financial information. Meets with DCS Budget management to review expenditure trends, anticipated needs, and projections. 

o Perform regular and ad-hoc financial, staffing and caseload analysis and present to Budget leadership. Research and analyze expenditure trends for the purpose of reporting fiscal position. 

o Supports the Financial Analyst II and III in developing the annual budget request by compiling historical expenditure data and estimating future costs. Gathers and validates data, confers with agency officials in order to make determinations for budget development and planning. 

o Determines funding needs of assigned programs and initiates transactions including transfers, journal vouchers, expenditure corrections, and other like documents. Approves/oversees purchase order approvals for assigned programmatic area.               

Experience Required      

Experience in an office setting Previous experience with Accounting and Budget Department        

Education Required       

High School Diploma. Bachelor's Degree preferred        

Additional Information   

Background check is fingerprint clearance. May request to start candidates while the fingerprint clearance is pending.