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Budget Analyst

Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County
January 12, 2018
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Job Title: BUDGET ANALYST - 64000106

This is a highly technical accounting position with the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County responsible for coordinating, monitoring and controlling the Approved Operating Budget (AOB).  This is a sensitive position, requiring access to confidential information, financial information, dealing with finances and requiring a high level of trust.   Coordinating refers to identifying, recording and initiating corrections to the AOB to maintain appropriated revenue and expenditures limits.  Monitoring refers to oversight to ensure revenue and expenditures are maintained within the AOB.  This position requires a high degree of interaction with program managers and administrative staff as well as a detailed working familiarity with various reports, information systems and software applications.  The position will act on behalf of the Public Health Services manager during absences.


The salary range for this position is $38,000.00 to $50,000.00, depending on experience.  New employees are typically hired at the lower end of the pay range.


Duties will include, but are not limited to:


  • Entering fiscal year budget data into the Financial Information Reporting System (FIRS).
  • Preparing and distributing monthly budget reports.
  • Analyzing revenues and expenditures to ensure coding correlates to budgets.
  • Making budget recommendations or taking corrective action within delegated authority to maintain up-to-date and reasonable budget projections.
  • Preparing in-depth financial analysis of expenditures to determine spending trends, using the analysis to determine current financial needs and projecting future budget needs.
  • Assisting the Public Health Services Manager with preparations for budget meetings.
  • Completing the monthly reconciliation of revenues and expenditures between the Comptroller's records and State Accounting System.
  • Analyzing data and using data to create financial and budgetary reports made available to the Administrator, Public Health Services Manager and Department Heads.
  • Ensuring all financial transactions to record revenues, expenses, refunds, journal transfers and budget allocations are properly entered in the state accounting system.
  • Preparing financial reports for the department using available state resources.
  • Sharing responsibility, and serving as primary back-up to the Public Health Services manager, for budget related duties, including preparing the monthly spending plan; compiling the Core Contract, amendments and quarterly reports; and preparing annual Medicaid Cost Report.Emergency duty is required of all Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County employees.  The incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency.  Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.


    Note:  Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process..


    This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening, and participation in direct deposit.  You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct the background check.


    Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.  For more information, please visit the SSS website:


    If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida.  Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending on the date of your retirement.


    Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hour or days.


    Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women.  The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise.  Through the department's VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge.  These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.

    The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify System. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.



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