Senior Budget Technician

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No.: OC-60170 Name: Senior Budget Technician
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 09/12/22 05:00PM
Exam Date: 10/22/22 08:30AM
Salary: Varies with other agencies

Description of Duties

This is a senior level staff position responsible for the development of an annual budget for a county department or town, village or school district.   Duties involve analyzing and tracking various programs and projections of financial data including prior expenditures and planned initiatives in the development of budget estimates, overseeing the tracking of internal costs and developing charge-backs, and ensuring expenses are properly allocated.  The Senior Budget Technician also provides technical assistance to management personnel in interpreting and controlling budgets.  This position differs from Budget Technician by virtue of independently developing budgets, providing management with solutions to budgetary issues, and performing more analysis.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of a department head, financial or budget officer, or other higher level staff member. General supervision may be exercised over technical and clerical support. 

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements on or before the date of the written exam: 

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:

(A)     Graduation from a New York State registered or regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting, Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related field plus two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent* experience in accounting, budget activities, or financial activities; OR,


(B)        Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s degree in one of the fields mentioned in (A) above plus four (4) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent* experience as defined in (A) above; OR,


(C)        Six (6) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent* experience as defined in (A) above; OR,


(D)        An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B), and (C) above.

Special Requirements:

If you are appointed you will be required to have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate your capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.

Candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test for employment with Monroe County Government.

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