State Budget Management Analyst II

State Of North Carolina Raleigh , NC 27611

Posted 2 weeks ago

Description of Work

Recruitment Range: $80,000- $105,000

Salary Grade: NC21

The Office of State Budget and Management (OSBM) is excited to announce that we are seeking State Budget Management Analyst II candidates for our Budget Execution and Budget Development Sections.Employees in the State Budget and Management Analyst II position exhibit a high level of independence and considerable technical knowledge and experience of the budget process, program evaluation, policy analysis, and cost-benefit analysis.This is a continuous job posting to recruit for State Budget Management Analyst II's and will accept online applications regardless ofwhetherthere is a current vacancy.

OSBM delivers high quality budget development and management services for state government. Overseeing the state's budget process is at the heart of much of what we do. Yet OSBM is much more than budgets.

  • Our team provides budget and policy analysis counsel to the Governor, state agencies, and state legislature.

  • We analyze economic and demographic datato inform decisions and maintain a balanced budget.

  • We provide state agencies with services to support stewardship of public resources and prudent decision-making. This includes tools to improve operational efficacy through data and evidence, such as strategic planning, performance management, and impact analysis.

  • And we support agencies' financial control structures such as grants management, internal audits, and the oversight committee for retired state employees' health benefits.

  • Our office is also home to the state fraud hotline, where any citizen can report suspected misuse of public resources.

State Budget Management Analyst II's are expected to exhibit the ability to work at a high level of independence with considerable knowledge and experiences with the budget process, program evaluation, policy analysis, cost-benefit analysis; train new analysts; lead and/or supervise projects; and assume budget management of complex agency assignments.

Budget Analysts are primarily responsible for interpreting legislation and other governing language, developing and issuing budget policies and procedures, providing nonpartisan, accurate, and timely fiscal/policy analysis, conducting quarterly reviews with agency leadership to review agency performance and program evaluations including progress on strategic plan implementation, and presenting information on existing or proposed programs and policies that impact the budget in area(s) of assignment. In addition, all budget analysts participate in cross-functional teams to advance OSBM's strategic initiatives

OSBM invests in staff by providingtrainingand professional development including,statewide and national knowledge-sharing and budget-related conferences. OSBM offers a hybrid work environment andflexible work scheduleopportunities that enable OSBM staff to make a difference, while maintainingwork/life harmonyand the flexibility to enjoy North Carolina's high quality of life.

Check out this short video on the high impact work of a Budget Analyst!

Link to OSBM website.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

To receive credit forall ofyour work history and credentials, you must list the information on theapplicationform. ?Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. ?Please refer tostate resources on how to land a career.Qualified applicants must document on the application that they possessall ofthe following:

  • Considerable knowledge ofand extensive skills applyingthe principles and practices of public administration and accounting; budget and program analysis; and strategy and performance management and evaluation.

  • Working knowledge ofthe state budget and legislative process andassigned agency programsorpolicy.

  • Demonstrated experienceresearching, analyzing, interpreting, and summarizing complex data, identifying findings, and making recommendations.

  • Demonstrated experiencein organizing and presenting clear oral and written reportsusing the Microsoft Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook).

  • Demonstrate curiosity and the ability to think critically to make connections that others miss and to use this skill to assist leadership, staff, and agencies to identify and solve problems.

  • Ability to work independently withlimitedsupervision, tosuccessfully lead and manage a project or initiative,andto exercise discretion,demonstrate integrity, and maintain confidentiality.

  • Ability to maintain professionalism and develop strong working relationshipswhilemanagingtight deadlinesand ambiguous situations.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Some state job postings say you can qualify by an "equivalent combination of education and experience." If that language appears below, then you may qualify through EITHER years of education OR years of directly related experience, OR a combination of both. See for detail.

Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, public policy or related field from an accredited institution and four (4) years of experience preferably in governmental accounting or budgeting, including one (1) year in advanced and responsible analysts or administrative capacity or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Management Preference:

Management is requesting that applicants submit the following documents attached to their online application:

  • A detailed cover letter that should address:

  • The applicant requirementsand KSAslistedabove

  • employment or educational experience relevant to the position

  • reasons for interest in working atOSBM

  • A current resumé(maximum length 2 pages)

  • If you have a master's degree and less than one year of applicable work experience, please list all internships you completed. For each internship, please identify if you received course credit or if the internship was required as part of a degree program.

Supplemental and Contact Information

The Office of the State Budget and Management (OSBM) uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions Subject to the State Personnel Act (SPA) with qualified individuals.

Applicants are encouraged to submit an online State Application which may be obtained from the following address: to the Human Resources Division of OSBMby 5:00 pm on the closing dateor the application will be deemed untimely and will not be processed.

All Required Competencies, Work history and Credentials must appear on the application in the Education and Work Experience sections of the application form to receive consideration during the selection process. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the State Application form. See Attached Resume or an Embedded Text Resume" will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Transcripts for foreign degrees have to be evaluated by an organization like World Education Services to determine US equivalency.

The Office of State Budget and Management (OSBM) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

  • Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax reference the contact information below. All applicants should indicate the position number and job title in the section "Jobs Applied For".

  • Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.

Please refrain from submitting multiple applications. However, if multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting close date will be accepted.

It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the Office of State Budget and Management (OSBM) that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).

For further information please contact:

Melissa Martin, Human Resources Business Partner

Office of State Budget and Management (OSBM)

Phone: 984-236-0613

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