BUDGET ANALYST TRAINEE
Under supervision of a supervisory official in a state department
or agency, as trainee and productive worker, assists in the analysis of
budget requests, work programs, and request for special expenditures;
does related work as required.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Under supervision, as trainee and productive worker:
Assists in studies of budget requests, the preparation of
analyses of expenditures and financial requests, and in the development
of financial reports and recommendations.
Under supervision, makes field trips to become cognizant of agency
problems and assists in making field studies.
Assists in the maintenance of position number adjustment records,
the review of personnel action forms, the maintenance of work program
controls, and where this applies, in the review of requests for
appropriation transfers as required.
Assists in the conduct of special studies or assignments and helps
in the preparation of reports containing findings, conclusions, and
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and computerized information systems used by
the agency, office, or related units.
Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's
Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid
in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee
mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of modern government budget practices, functions,
Knowledge of and familiarity with statistical theory and
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret basic law and
regulations in accordance with established procedure.
Ability to learn to use basic information to develop standards
to be used in the review and study of budget requests.
Ability, under supervision, to make field investigations and
studies of various types.
Ability to learn to prepare statistical and financial data in
Ability to use basic information to be applied to the review
of budgets and budget requests.
Ability to assist in the preparation of estimates of cost, in
the allocation of funds to varied salary accounts, and in the review of
requests for the transfer of funds.
Ability to assist with department budget hearings.
Ability to assist in the maintenance of budget controls and
detailed records of state and federal funds.
Ability to carry out assigned investigations, surveys, and
Ability to prepare clear, sound, accurate, and informative
reports and statements on budget matters.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in
English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American
Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as
long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after
reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the
accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue
hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
Appointees who successfully complete the twelve (12) month
training course will be eligible for advancement under Department of
Personnel procedure to the title Budget Analyst, 3.
The inability of an employee in this title to attain a level
of performance warranting advancement to the title listed above may be
considered as cause for separation.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
This job specification is for state government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.