Budget Analysts


Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. Analyze budgeting and accounting reports.
Also called: Analyst, Budget Analyst, Budget Officer, Management and Budget Analyst

Knowledge:

    Business
  • accounting and economics
  • management
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Safety and Government
  • law and government

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

Abilites:

    Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • read and understand what is written
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • use rules to solve problems

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Attention to Detail
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Stress Tolerance

Technology:

    Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP
  • Oracle Hyperion
    Financial analysis software
  • Budget monitoring systems
  • Microsoft FRx
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access
  • Structured query language SQL

Education:

    bachelor's degree
    associate's degree
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