200 W. Jones Street, Raleigh, NC 27603
Closes: Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Target Start Date
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Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, accounting or related field, from an accredited institution and four years of experience preferably including experience in accounting or budgeting; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
The Budget Analyst position for the Division of Business & Finance is responsible for budget modeling, including, but not limited to, enrollment growth calculations, funding formula changes, receipt projections, and other fiscal impacts of proposed policy changes. This position is responsible for developing the college formula and categorical budget allocations for management’s review and incorporation into the annual State Aid Allocations and Budget Policies document. This position is also responsible for giving advice to programmatic staff on allocation strategies and developing allocation options for special projects, as needed. This employee will complete biennial budget preparation documents, including program budgeting, development of Worksheet IIs, working across divisions as needed. This position will provide technical assistance to the 58 community colleges and serve as a liaison for the System Office regarding budgetary matters with the Office of State Budget and Management and the Fiscal Research Division of the General Assembly to resolve questions that may arise and respond to their inquiries. This position will maintain historical System Office and State Aid expenditure files, analyze data to identify key trends and complete necessary financial reporting. The person in this position must possess analytical and problem-solving skills and demonstrate the ability to apply these attributes in the execution of solutions.
Professional Knowledge: Ability to apply technical, professional and regulatory knowledge to perform data analysis and develop conceptual ideas into various budget formulae for budget planning and allocation. Proficiency using a computer using Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint applications.
Analytical Thinking: Ability to research and document fiscal impact of proposed policy changes, possess problem solving skills and demonstrate the ability to apply these attributes in the execution of solutions. Ability to interpret and analyze data in the preparation of budget modeling, forecasting and trends and advise management on the impact of the analysis.
Client/Customer Service: Ability to serve as a liaison for the System Office in budgetary matters with the Office of State Budget and Management and the General Assembly’s Fiscal Research Division to resolve questions and respond to inquiries.
Problem Solving/Decision Making: Ability to gather, analyze, and interpret information to better understand problems. Ability to recognize issues, problems, or opportunities and determine what action is needed. Ability to gather available information and select option best suited to the situation. Ability to seek input from stakeholders.
Communication: Ability to communicate both orally and in writing concise, comprehensive and accurate information on budget applications. Ability to meet, interact and work with a wide range of other personnel.
Preference will be given to applicants with a working knowledge of the NC Community College System, college business processes, budget, and administrative structures. Knowledge of North Carolina General Statutes, the North Carolina Community College State Board Code and the North Carolina Accounting and Procedures Manual.
How to Apply
The North Carolina Community College System Office uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions SUBJECT to the Office of State Human Resources Act (OSHR) with highly qualified individuals.
Individuals interested in applying for this position must complete the online process at https://www.nc.gov/jobs, Résumés will not be accepted in lieu of the application. Work history and credentials must appear on the application to receive consideration during the selection process.
Job Post Contact
Apri Tibbs, Personnel Technician II
North Carolina Community College System Office
Human Resources/Caswell Building
5001 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-5003