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Employment Type:
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Posted:
3/21/2019
Job Category:
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Budget Assistant
Wayne County Government | Detroit, Michigan
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Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Budget Assistant provides office services by implementing administrative systems, procedures, and policies, and monitoring administrative projects as it relates to Budget Administration. Duties include: performs moderately complex technical and analytical work in the areas of budget administration and general administration and evaluates the budgetary requirements of assigned departments with moderately complex budgets by analyzing operations and budget documents, and monitoring financial activities.

Tasks and Knowledge

* Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters, financial statements, and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software.
* Monitor and document financial activities of assigned departments including purchases, fund transfers, etc.
* Communicate and interact frequently with department heads and other County officials to gather and disseminate information about budge related matters.
* Cost out department budget requests, evaluates and makes recommendations pertaining to the necessity of specific line items.
* Study and evaluate departmental functions, operations, structure, and personnel and equipment requirements.
* Assemble a variety of statistical data for use in budget justifications and review.
* Analyze and compile detailed expenditure and revenue reports.
* Advise County officials on the need for fund transfers and other budget related problems

ELIGIBLE PERSONS

At the time of application, eligible persons must have:

* Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, public administration, statistic, or a related area; AND
* At least one (1) to four (4) years of experience in the area of budget administration and analysis.

Wayne County is an Equal Opportunity Employer AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.