Budget Analyst II (Budget Analyst)

Budget Analyst II (Budget Analyst)


North Carolina Community Colleges System Office
200 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-807-7100

Job Location

200 W. Jones Street, Raleigh, NC 27603


$48,051 - $67,000/GN13


State of NC

Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Closes: Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Target Start Date

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Expected Work Hours

8am - 5pm M-F

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

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.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

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, 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.


  • 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.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze data in the preparation of budget modeling, forecasting and trends and advise management on the impact of the analysis.
  • Ability to research and document fiscal impact of proposed policy changes and demonstrate the ability to apply these attributes in the execution of solutions.
  • Thorough problem-solving skills with ability to gather, analyze, and interpret information to recognize issues, problems or opportunities and determine actions/options to form recommendations.
  • 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.
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing concise, comprehensive and accurate information on budget applications with ability to meet, interact and work with a wide range of other personnel.
  • Proficiency using a computer using Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint applications.

PREFERENCES: 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

North Carolina Community College System
Human Resources | Caswell Building
5001 Mail Service Center | Raleigh, NC 27699-5001
Phone: (919) 807-7177 | Fax: (919) 807-7222