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Budget Analyst Senior

Full Time

Macomb County


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Job Details

Job Code: 96219487

Industry: Service

$63,713.88 - $91,739.63 Annually

Pay Type: salary


Education Level


Job Level

Dec 27, 2022

Closing Date

Job Characteristics

analyst clerical clerk customer service finance fiscal analyst

Job Description



HIRING AUTHORITY: Director of Finance
FLSA STATUS:  Non-exempt
EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP:  Just cause subject to probationary period

CURRENT HOURS AND STARTING TIME: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM,  37.5 per week


Under direction, assists in the development, implementation and administration of the County budget. Performs complex and specialized analysis and interpretation of relevant fiscal data. Assists departments in interpreting and implementing budgetary policies and procedures. Identifies and reconciles budgetary discrepancies and monitors approved changes.




Makes budget recommendations to Finance Administration.

Researches standards, develops workload measures, evaluates results and makes recommendations to improve the efficient use and appropriation of County financial resources.

Performs analyses of unique problems and developments during the fiscal year to provide budget recommendations, justifications, projections and/or re-evaluation of budget procedures.

Provides assistance to departments in interpreting and implementing budgetary policies and procedures in order to ensure compliance with established County controls.

Reconciles departmental budgets to approved budget allocations to ensure monies are distributed in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Identifies and reconciles budgetary discrepancies and monitors approved changes throughout the fiscal year. Identifies and interprets sources of relevant data for use in budget formula calculations and comparisons.

Analyzes current and past budgets, prepares budget requests and allocates funds following established policies and procedures.

Analyzes accounting records to determine financial resources required to implement programs and submits recommendations for budget allocations. Performs related duties as assigned.




Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field from an accredited college or university
  • Five (5) years of accounting experience
  • Previous experience with the year-end federal single audit process
  • Previous experience with project management

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience with a government or non-profit organization
  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) project management
  • Previous supervisory experience

Required Licenses or Certifications

  • Possession of a valid Michigan driver’s license and operable, insured automobile for authorized travel

Preferred Licenses or Certifications

  • Certified Government Finance Manager (CGFM)
  • Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)




Knowledge of:

  • Financial systems
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) statements
  • Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) best practices
  • 2 CFR 200 – Uniform Administration Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards
  • Relevant software applications such as Sympro and Microsoft Office products such as Smartsheet and SharePoint
  • Financial analysis and reconciliation
  • Grant reporting procedures

Skill in:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Organization
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to develop and maintain effective and appropriate working relationships
  • Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature
  • Performing basic mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages and ratios

Ability to:

  • Analyze and evaluate financial information
  • Make recommendations on complex issues
  • Research federal grant expenditure eligibility
  • Work in an environment which embraces the county’s Dignity Campaign
  • Effectively speak, write and understand the English language
  • Effectively speak, write and understand a language other than English is preferred
  • Understand and carry out oral and/or written instructions
  • Accurately organize and maintain paper documents and electronic files
  • Maintain the confidentiality of information and professional boundaries
  • Work independently


  • The work environment and exposures described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

N/S=Never/Seldom   O=Occasionally   F/C= Frequently/Continuously

Work Environment N/S O F/C
Office or similar indoor environment     x
Outdoor environment x    
Street environment (near moving traffic) x    
Construction site x    
Confined space x    
Exposures N/S O F/C
Individuals who are hostile or irate x    
Individuals with known violent backgrounds x    
Extreme cold (below 32 degrees) x    
Extreme heat (above 100 degrees) x
Communicable diseases x    
Moving mechanical parts x    
Fumes or airborne particles x    
Toxic or caustic chemicals, substances or waste x    
Loud noises (85+ decibels)  x    
Blood Borne Pathogens x    


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

N/S=Never/Seldom   O=Occasionally   F/C= Frequently/Continuously

Demand Frequency Description
Physical N/S O F/C  
Balancing x     On even or uneven surfaces/ground
Bending   x   Tasks involve forward or backward bending at the waist
Climbing/Working at Heights x     Tasks involve climbing up or down stairs, ladders, scaffolding and platforms
Crawling x     Inspecting in confined spaces.  Moving about on hands and knees
Digging x     Tasks involve manual digging
Driving     x Tasks involve operating any motor powered vehicle on sealed and unsealed roads
Grasping     x Tasks involve gripping, holding, clasping with fingers or hands
Kneeling x     Tasks involve flexing/bending at the knees and ankles to work at low levels
Manual Dexterity     x Tasks involve fine finger movements i.e., keyboard operating, writing
Lift/Carry   x   Tasks involve raising/lowering or moving objects from one level/position to another (covered by the items below)
Up to 10 pounds      
11-24 pounds   x  
25-34 pounds      
35-50 pounds      
51-74 pounds      
75-99 pounds      
Over 100 pounds      
Push / Pull   x   Tasks involve pushing/pulling objects away from or towards the body
Reaching   x   Tasks involve reaching overhead with arms raised above shoulder height or forward reaching with arms extended
Sitting     x Tasks involve remaining in a seated position during the task performance
Standing     x Tasks involve standing in an upright position without movement
Walking   x   Walking considerable distances in the facility on multiple surfaces
Running x     Running considerable distances in the facility on multiple surfaces




Complies with P.A. 390, as amended, known as the State’s Emergency Management Act and the County’s Emergency Management resolution as well as all related plans, policies and procedures covered by those statutes.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees in this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

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