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Announcement - 12-85 All Job Openings
Job Title:Budget Analyst 2 (Budget Services)
Post Date:November 20, 2012
Apply by:Until filled
Job ID:New position
Location:1666 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Program/Unit:Budget Division/Office of Finance and Business Operations
Description of Duties:
Under general to limited supervision, prepares, analyzes and manages annual budgets for the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE).  Duties include preparing comprehensive and detailed reports relating to preparation and submission of budgets, budget revisions, budget performance, etc.; monitoring budgets and notifying appropriate senior Budget Division staff of significant variances; taking appropriate corrective action necessary to resolve budget variances; participating in the preparation of operating budgets and budget revisions; providing technical assistance to GaDOE program managers; entering budget amendments and running queries/reports utilizing PeopleSoft Financials;  interfacing with state financial/budget entities to resolve issues; conducting comprehensive research and analysis; and conducting training for GaDOE program mangers as needed.   
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in public administration, business administration, accounting, finance or related field and two years of fiscal analysis experience OR Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, accounting, finance or related fields and four years of fiscal analysis experience OR two years of experience at the lower level or an equivalent position.
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Excellent computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office
• Experience with PeopleSoft Financials
• Experience with the State of Georgia budget process and associated timelines
• Excellent oral and written communication skills   
Pay grade 15 – Annual salary range $35,569.36 (minimum) to $62,301.82 (maximum).  Starting salary dependent on current employment, training, and experience, and available funding.  Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance, annual/sick leave, and Employees’ Retirement or Teachers’ Retirement.

Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications may be forwarded to the hiring manager to be considered. Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received, we cannot provide application status information.

It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices.

The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and each associated State School is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify. The GaDOE utilizes the program to verify employment eligibility of individuals hired on or after July 1, 2007.

GaDOE Federally-issued User ID#: 46420
Date of Authorization: 07/02/2007