Posted 05/10/18

APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS:

A completed State of Texas Application is needed to determine if minimum qualifications are met. Only completed State of Texas Applications will be considered. Applications must be fully complete and thorough; include all education, compensation, reasons for leaving previous positions, summary of experience and other information.

 The Commission on State Emergency Communications is committed to Hiring Veterans:

Veterans, Reservist or Guardsmen with any related military job fields pertaining to this posting’s experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications for this position, and are highly encouraged to apply.  Go to www.texasskillstowork.com for assistance in translating your military training courses and work experience into the qualifications and requirements of civilian job terms and skill sets.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Performs advanced (senior-level) budget preparation and analysis work.  Work involves overseeing the planning, organizing, coordinating, and evaluating of budgetary activities and performance measures.  May assign and/or supervise the work of others.  Works under minimal supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

DUTIES PERFORMED:

  •  Oversees the preparation of budgetary and management reports.
  •  Oversees the development and evaluation of performance and workload measures.
  •  Analyzes expenditure patterns and cost drivers, and makes recommendations on the use of funds.
  •  Coordinates the preparation of budgets to provide management with expenditure data, trends, and recommendations.
  •  Prepares and/or coordinates the preparation of operating budgets.
  •  Ensures accuracy and timeliness of submission of the strategic plan, legislative appropriations requests, fiscal notes, analyses of legislation, and requests for federal funding.
  •  Ensures coordination of budgeting procedures, preparation, and reporting.
  •  Establishes work methods and priorities, and determines methodologies and techniques for performing budget evaluations.
  •  Informs management of budget deviations, problems, and events likely to affect operations; explains causes; and measures effect on the agency’s mission and resources.
  •  May issue instructions on budget and funding policies, procedures, and methods.
  •  May assign and or supervise the work of others.
  •  Performs related work as assigned

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Graduation from a standard senior high level or equivalent.      

Experience:

At least 4 years as a Budget Analyst. Graduation from high school or GED equivalent.  Experience in budget preparation and analysis, in financial management, in fiscal policymaking, and in performance measurement reporting work.  Experience with LAR, operating budgets, ABEST, USAS, ABEST USAS reconciliation, fiscal notes, knowledge of legislative process, reporting financial reports to management.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

EXPERIENCE:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. Working knowledge of CAPPS. 5 Years as a Budget Analyst.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Skilled in using a personal computer and office equipment

Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel

Knowledge of accounting, budgetary, and management principles, practices, and procedures; and of legal restrictions governing allocation of funds.

Skill in analyzing financial data, and in the use of a computer and applicable software.

Ability to monitor and report on performance measurement, to analyze management problems and develop and present alternative solutions, to coordinate the gathering and analysis of data, to communicate effectively, and to assign and/or supervise the work of others.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/REGISTRATIONS:

N/A

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

This job operates in a professional office environment

Frequent use of a computer, phones, printers, filing cabinets and fax machines

Frequent work as a team member and in direct contact with others.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Must complete State of Texas Application for Employment (application), resumes will not be accepted in lieu of application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The State of Texas Application for Employment may be downloaded from the CSEC website http://www.csec.texas.gov/

Send application and required employer questions to CSEC Human Resource Officer at: amanda.pressley@csec.texas.gov

Apply online at:  www.WorkInTexas.com

Applicants who are selected for interviews may be required to complete basic skills tests.  Only applicants who are interviewed will receive a non-selection notification.

REMARKS:

Section 651.005 of the Government Code requires males, ages 18 through 25, to provide proof of their Selective Service registration or of their exemption from the requirement as a condition of state employment.

Effective September 1, 2015 per Senate Bill 374 – Prospective employees must provide documents that establish identity and employment eligibility before they can be employed by the agency.  The CSEC participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

For New Hires/Rehires:  There is a 60-day waiting period for health coverage.

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/ADA COMPLAINCE EMPLOYER

CSEC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability in employment or in provision of services.

 In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, requests for reasonable accommodation needed during the application process should be communicated to CSEC Human Resource Officer Amanda Pressley at amanda.pressley@csec.texas.gov.

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Position Type

Regular / Full Time

Salary

$55,184-$72,789 USD

Location

Austin, TX, USA