Under general direction of the Staff Service Manager II, the Analyst performs complex technical budget work related to the development and analysis of proposals affecting the Board of Equalization's (Board) budget and fiscal operations. The Analyst's responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to, participation in the review, analysis, and development of Budget Change Proposals (BCPs), new legislation, and feasibility study reports. The Analyst develops/maintains spreadsheets and utilizes Microsoft office suite. Knowledge of computer software programs, good communication, interpersonal, analytical, and customer service skills a required. Applicants must submit a complete Standard State Application (STD. 678) with eligibility listed. The application must be received by the final posting date. All applicants will be considered however, SROA/Surplus will be given priority. The position is located in a high-rise building. The position requires the incumbent to be fingerprinted.
The following Supplemental Questionnaire must be completed to be considered.
1. Please describe the State budget process.
2. Please explain the difference between the budget act and a budget bill.
3. Describe the relationship between budgeting and accounting.
4. Please explain what the ‘benefit to cost ratio’ in a Budget Change Proposal represents.
5. Tell me why you want to work in the budget field and relate specific work experiences that qualify you for this work.
In addition, the first interview will consist of a Microsoft Excel exam.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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