Iowa Department of Administrative Services Budget Analyst 3 in Des Moines, Iowa
Budget Analyst 3
Budget Analyst 3
$57,595.20 - $89,356.80 Annually
Des Moines - 50313 - Polk County, IA
309 Iowa Workforce Development
6/5/2023 11:59 PM Central
Point of Contact
Brent Schirm - Brent.Schirm@iwd.iowa.gov
Iowa Workforce Development’s Finance Division is looking for a new member to join its team! As a Budget Analyst 3, you will be working with a team of accounting professionals to provide reporting and analysis of Iowa Workforce Development’s fiscal health to various levels of management within the agency. The Budget Analyst is a senior role within the Accounting and Finance Division and plays a critical role in state and federal budgeting, federal reporting, and other fiscal and policy analysis. This position partners with multiple team members in the Accounting and Finance Division, as well as other areas throughout the agency.
Job duties include but are not limited to:
Performs various analysis on program expenses for a variety of state and federal programs.
Forecast expected cash needs and related expenses throughout the grant cycle.
Provides monthly reports to various levels of management throughout the agency, identifies trends in grant spending, and provides financial input on various agency initiatives.
Assist and prepares reporting on various ETA federal reports, including determining accruals, unliquidated obligations, and analysis of excess cash.
Provide fiscal review of various state and federal reports.
Assists with federal grant application submissions, provides critical input on the SF-424A as required on federal grant opportunities.
Provides guidance on proper allocation of Iowa Workforce Development’s 19 American Job Centers, partners with Regional Operations Managers to identify allocable costs and appropriate allocation.
Collaborates with the Chief Financial Officer and Bureau Chiefs to prepare the State Fiscal Year budget.
Provide recommendations and assist with the development of policies to meet reporting and internal control standards.
Pre-Audit of financial transaction being prepared by other staff.
Iowa Workforce Development currently has a total of 3 Budget Analyst III positions open, if interested please apply for these other postings to be considered for those positions as well.
What You Bring to Us:
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Previous financial or payroll analysis experience.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Proven ability to balance multiple responsibilities and effectively meet deadlines.
Proficient knowledge in Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) Use of Excel is frequent.
What we offer you:
Collaborative, positive work environment
Excellent affordable benefit packages
IPERS Retirement Package
Paid holidays plus vacation and sick time
Employee discounts from a variety of vendors
Work life balance
Hybrid work opportunity
No applicant for employment with the Iowa Department of Workforce Development can have a current, ongoing overpayment balance with Iowa Workforce Development without a payment plan in place. Select positions will be subject to a criminal background check.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:
1) Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, or business administration, and experience equal to three years of full-time work in professional level budget analysis or fiscal management.
2) All of the following (a and b):
a. Three years of full-time work experience in professional level budget analysis or fiscal management; and
b. A total of four years of education and/or full-time experience (as described in number one), where thirty semester hours of accredited college or university course work in accounting, finance, or business administration equals one year of full-time experience.
3) All of the following (a, b, and c):
a. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in business administration or public administration; and
b. Two years of full-time work experience in professional level budget analysis or fiscal management; and
c. A total of four years of education and/or full-time experience (as described in number one), where twenty-four semester hours of accredited college or university course work in accounting, finance, or business administration equals one year of full-time experience.
4) Current, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes one year of full-time work as a Budget Analyst 2.
For additional information, please click on thislink to view the job description. (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/class_and_pay/JobClassDescriptions/BudgetAnalyst3-00723-90723.pdf)
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Do you have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance or business administration? IF YES – How many years of full-time experience in professional level budget analysis or fiscal management work do you have?
Less than one year of professional level budget analysis or fiscal management work
One year to less than two years of professional level budget analysis or fiscal management work
Two years to less than three years of professional level budget analysis or fiscal management work
Three or more years of professional level budget analysis or fiscal management work
How many years do you have of COMBINED post high school education in accounting, finance or business administration AND full-time work in professional level budget analysis or fiscal management work? 30 semester hours of the specified education may be substituted for each year of the required experience.
Less than two years of the combined specified education and experience
Two years to less than three years of the combined specified education and experience
Three years to less than four years of the combined specified education and experience
Four years to less than five years of the combined specified education and experience
Five years to less than six years of the combined specified education and experience
Six years to less than seven years of the combined specified education and experience
Seven or more years of the combined specified education and experience
Do you have a Master's degree in Business Administration or Public Administration? IF YES – How many years of full-time experience do you have in professional level budget analysis or fiscal management work?
Less than one year experience in the identified areas.
One year to less than two years experience in the identified areas.
Two or more years experience in the identified areas.
If you are a CURRENT employee for the State of Iowa (executive branch) how many years of full-time experience as a Budget Analyst 2 do you have?
No Experience as a Budget Analyst 2
Less than one year as Budget Analyst 2
One or more years as Budget Analyst 2
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309 Iowa Workforce Development
1000 E Grand Ave
Des Moines, Iowa, 50319
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