Budget Manager


Washington, D.C., DC

Date Posted:

June 12, 2019

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Management Resources

Robert Half Government - the staffing division of Protiviti Government Services is currently hiring on a Budget Analyst for one our government clients. The Budget Analyst needs to have 5 years of experience as a Budget Analyst. Experience with principles and objectives of budgeting, management-financial reporting and accounting is required. The Budget Analyst has primary responsibility for coordinating and maintaining an integrated system of financial staff services for exercising effective control over the financial resources.

Responsible for or participates in a variety of budget execution processes such as the following:

a. Motivates managers to incorporate vision, strategic planning, cost/benefits analysis and quality performance management into the Court's activities.

b. Oversees the allocation and use of financial resources; identifies cost-effective methods; establishes and implement internal controls for financial systems.

c. Prepares the spending plan each fiscal year for Executive Officer approval which supports the requested apportionments from the Office of Management and Budget.

d. Performs constant liaison with the Office of Management and Budget concerning budget execution matters.

e. Collects and analyzes data for responses to inquiries concerning the Courts' budget and for required budgetary reporting.

f. Analyzes the need for and recommending reprogramming and reapportionment actions to the Executive Officer for approval.

g. Reviews personnel actions, ADP print outs and payroll runs to assure that the automatic summarization of salary and benefit cost data is proper and being reported under the appropriate Court accounting classification, unit payroll code and type of employment code.

h. Determines that funds are distributed, expenditures controlled, and results of operations and expenditures are recorded, evaluated and reported to management.

i. Analyzes internal statements to forecast fund availability at the object class level which in turn is used in recommending reprogrammings and in some instances reapportionments.

j. Provides various budget analyses to Court Officials as well as Division Heads pertaining to their individual Division budgets.

k. On an as needed basis, establishes new account designations in the GSA system.

Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the Court and Federal budget process, including knowledge of the Congressional budget process; and thorough and detailed understanding of OMB policies, directives, and regulations.

Knowledge of the Courts' mission, programs, and legislative history to recommend budgetary policies to implement goals.

A high degree of skill in analyzing and comparing cost- benefit rations of alternative budget and program actions, to determine cost- benefit trade-offs.

Knowledge of the Courts’ budgetary and program goals and objectives to determine how they affect and are affected by programs and budgets of other Federal and District of Columbia government agencies.

Extensive knowledge of all phases of the Federal budget process to formulate budget estimates in both Zero Base Budget (ZBB) and conventional line- item format.

Extensive knowledge of the Congressional budget process and strategies of budget presentation to develop and consolidate or edit budget justifications and reports which will be accepted by OMB.

A high degree of skill in analyzing program- budgetary relationships to relate multi-year program grants administered by the organization to the planning, estimation, and modification of supporting multi- year appropriated fund budget estimates.

Skill in interpreting complex legislative and regulatory policy guidance to determine the effects on the Courts' budget and programs, provide advice and guidance to management personnel, and make adjustments in allotments to affected programs and activities.

Robert Half Government – the staffing division of Protiviti Government Services, a division of Protiviti, a global business consulting and internal audit firm. Protiviti is a subsidiary of Robert Half International, the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm. Robert Half has been providing highly skilled professionals to the private and public sector for more than 70 years.

© 2009 Protiviti Government Services, Inc. An Equal Opportunity Employer. Protiviti Government Services is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.

Our industry-leading alliances and broad client network provide you greater access to a variety of unique interim and long-term project opportunities that can keep you continuously engaged. We also provide competitive benefits and compensation packages, as well as online training and continuing professional education (CPE). Our parent company, Robert Half, has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998.

At Robert Half Management Resources, your experience matters - and we put it to good use. To apply for this position or for more information on other engagements, visit us online at roberthalfmr.com or call your branch office at 888.490.3198.

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