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Accounting Budget Analyst

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Accounting Budget Analyst

The responsibilities include preparing, coordinating and administering agency budgets and budget amendments, budget procedures, and providing  technical assistance on budget issues to program management; Guiding cost analysis processes by enforcing policies and procedures; Providing trends and forecasts; Explaining processes and techniques and recommending budget actions; Supervising and  performing management and operational analysis of agency programs; Developing and maintaining the annual cost allocation plan for the agency; Training, and assisting program personnel.

Coordinate budgeting procedures; Oversee, prepare and track department and program budgets;  Preparation of budgetary and management reports, trend analysis, creation of financial models and analyses of financial and operational metrics to evaluate and direct performance; Monitor performance  indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances; Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies; Review reports on historical and future trends in performance to determine appropriate paths for financial development; Develop and review forecasts for a variety of departments and programs; Provide budget technical assistance to program management; Prepare and  present presentations to Board of Directors and Senior Management.

Evaluate budgetary processes for the entire agency; Prepare monthly detailed variance reports; Provide expenditure data, trends, and budget recommendations; Analyze and recommend indirect rates; Track statistical information; Assist with state agency monitoring responses; Recommend financial actions by assessing options in relation to organization goals; Support management planning and decision making by identifying, maintaining, and evaluating information and recommending actions; Performs other duties as assigned.

Desired Degree/Job Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration (with emphasis in Accounting, or related field; Five (5) years of Governmental Accounting experience or a combination of seven (7) years of   Governmental Accounting, Public Accounting and not for Profit Accounting; Knowledge and experience in grant administration preferred; Or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training.

Other Qualifications: Necessary skills include financial analysis; Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and  aptitude with organization and multitasking; Must demonstrate knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, budget and forecast reports across multiple funding sources, and assess a contract’s financial position; Possess skills in Microsoft Word and advanced skills in Excel; Knowledge of automated accounting systems; Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure; Ability to analyze and report data; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with program management and other Alamo Area Council Of Governments employees; Occasionally lifting up to 30 lbs. moving storage boxes and carrying files.

This position is a Pay Grade 20 with a starting annual salary of $61,701.12. This is an exempt position. Open until Filled. Only electronic online applications will be accepted.

AACOG offers a generous benefits package. These benefits can be reviewed at ADVANTAGES of WORKING for AACOG.

Apply online at:

www.aacog.com/jobs

Equal Opportunity Employer

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