BUDGET ANALYST 1, 2, or 3 (Education Finance)
State of Louisiana
 Baton Rouge, LA

Supplemental Information

Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 8100 – Professional Level Exam PRIOR to submitting their application in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score PRIOR to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Budget Analyst 1, 2 or 3 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant.

Budget Analyst 2 (AS - 613)

The maximum monthly salary for the BA 2 is $5,675.

The maximum annual salary for the BA 2 is $68,099.

Budget Analyst 3 (AS - 615)

The maximum monthly salary for the BA 3 is $6,497.

The maximum annual salary for the BA 3 is $77,958.

Please refer to the “Job Specifications“ tab located at the top of the LA Careers “Current Job Opportunities“ page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.

Office of Fiscal Operations & Federal Support – Education Finance

Job Focus Areas:

The Budget Analyst 1, 2, or 3 position is located in the Office of Fiscal Operations & Federal Support, Division of Education Finance. The Budget Analyst position will be responsible for providing management reporting and analysis of budget, expenditure, and personnel data to assist executive staff in decision-making. This position will perform advanced journeyman level work, specialized budget preparation, review, control, monitoring, evaluation, and analysis, as well as programmatic and administrative review and analysis relative to the budget unites in the State Department of Education (SDE).

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred candidate should have state budget, reporting, and analysis work experience. Additionally, the preferred candidate should have experience working with federal grants and experience utilizing states accounting system (LaGov/ISIS). The ideal candidate should be detail oriented and capable of providing assistance of a very technical and complex nature. The incumbent should be proficient in Excel and have experience and knowledge of budgetary procedures and processes.

Two positions are available and located in Baton Rouge, LA. The person(s) hired for this position are expected to regularly report to the Baton Rouge office. This position may be filled as a probationary new hire, promotion of any permanent classified state employee OR promotion of a permanent classified employee of the Department of Education, Special School District, or the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.

You may attach a resume; however only the information listed on the online application will be considered to determine qualification. All education, prior experience, including dates related to education and prior experience MUST be listed on the online application.

To be considered for this position, you are encouraged to attach a copy of your college transcript(s) to your online application, fax to the Department of Education (DOE) Human Resources Office at 225-342-1499, or mail to the DOE Human Resources Office, P. O. Box 94064, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804 by the closing date of this announcement.

This is Announcement #42116 and #42962

Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 8100-Professional Level Exam in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.

Applicants without current test scores can apply to take the test here.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply“ link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

ldoejobs@la.gov

Louisiana Department of Education – Human Resources

PO Box 94064

Baton Rouge, LA 70804

Louisiana is a State as a Model Employer f or People with Disabilities.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A baccalaureate degree.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.

Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:

A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

NOTE:

Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To perform budget preparation, review, and monitoring activities.

Level of Work:

Entry.

Supervision Received:

Generally from a higher-level fiscal position.

Supervision Exercised:

None.

Location of Work:

May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Budget Analyst 2 by less complexity and number of variables in budget(s) prepared, reviewed, and monitored.

Examples of Work

Monitors and forecasts revenues and expenditures to identify trends and potential funding problems.

Prepares required reports and financial statements which include the compilation and analysis of data.

Proposes alternatives to spending and revisions in authorized budget.

Reviews, projects, reports, and proposes changes to performance indicators.

Prepares budget adjustment forms as necessary to draw or transfer funds.