Budget and Policy Analyst III
The Budget Office is responsible for providing budgetary and financial support to all levels of Department Management; to assist in their achievement of service goals and objectives at the least possible cost to the Department; to prepare and provide budget data and budget request to the Joint Budget Committee (JBC) for Long Bill appropriation and spending authority; to prepare fiscal notes for the Legislative Council on impending legislation, and to determine reporting requirements in new Acts passed by the Legislature. Acts as the liaison between the Budget Office and the Accounting Office.
This position is responsible for analysis, formulation and review of Program/Division budgets; prepares the division staffing plans, reviews budget requests and makes recommendations based on an analysis of the agency/program mission and objectives, management priorities and funding; monitors assigned appropriated funds; prepares annual budget request for submission to the Office of State Planning and Budgeting (OSPB) and the Joint Budget Committee (JBC) for Long Bill appropriation and spending authority. Reviews and analyzes proposed legislation for programmatic and fiscal impact and prepares fiscal notes. Compiles data and prepares written responses to questions from legislators, OSPB, JBC, USDOL and other stakeholders. Researches issues related to budget line items. Analyze and track matching state funds for federal grants.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in business, economics, finance, government, political science, public administration, or a closely related field AND three years of professional experience in budget analysis, budget projections, development and implementation, budget formulation, execution and analysis.
Preference will be given to individuals with experience in Colorado governmental budget formulation, execution and/or analysis, accounting processes related to budget and the legislative process.