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VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF

Title:  ASSOCIATE BUDGET ANALYST
Salary: $4,400.00 - $5,508.00
Posted: 04/03/2014

Job Description:


One of the many benefits of working for CalVet includes knowing that you support the Agency’s mission to “serve California’s veterans and their families”.

Final Filing Date: April 17, 2014

Tenure: Limited Term-(8-24 months)
Time Base: Full-Time

Location: Department of Veterans Affairs – Sacramento, CA

Will consider: Associate Governmental Program Analyst with Budget Experience.

Who Should Apply:

Current State employees in this classification or those who are eligible on a certification list, transfers or reinstatement may apply for this vacancy.

NOTE: APPOINTMENT IS SUBJECT TO SROA/SURPLUS PROVISIONS. PLEASE INDICATE THAT YOU ARE ON SROA/SURPLUS STATUS IN THE “APPLYING FOR” SECTION OF THE STD 678 EXAMINATION/EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION. APPLICATIONS WHICH INDICATE SROA/SURPLUS STATUS WILL BE GIVEN FIRST PRIORITY.

If you are not a current State employee or otherwise eligible, you may qualify for a civil service examination based on the minimum qualifications for the classification. To view a current listing of examinations being offered by the California Department of Veterans Affairs, please visit our CalVet Jobs Webpage or to view examinations offered by all State departments, please visit the CalHR Website.

Honorably discharged veterans who meet the requirements listed above are encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the Budget Officer, works independently to provide analysis, technical assistance and program direction to the CalVet in all areas associated with budget planning, development, and execution as related to an assigned area of the department’s budget. Incumbent is expected to consistently exercise a high degree of confidentiality, initiative, responsibility and independence in performing a heavy workload, with short deadlines and the need for very high degree of accuracy and thoroughness.

Interpret and comply with instructions and policy established by the CalVet, the Department of Finance, and the Governor's Office related to the development of the annual Governor’s Budget. Coordinate the preparation of budget change proposals; prepare detailed budget reports with accompanying reporting schedules and documents as required for operations of the Agency. Prepare reports and supporting documentation in preparation for agency and legislative budget hearings.

Perform continuous budgetary reviews and maintain controls for appropriations through position review and expenditure analysis. Prepare reports, presentations and displays of the results of analysis.

Coordinate with fiscal managers to prepare required fiscal reports or special studies related to fiscal matters, conduct analysis of fiscal affairs, including data gathered from various automated systems.

Assist in the preparation and monitoring of all budgetary aspects for capital outlay projects associated with the Home. Prepare Governor’s budget proposals, displays, schedules and documents. Prepare reports and supporting documentation in preparation for PWB meetings and agency and legislative budget hearings. Monitor project funding authority, transfers and expenditures. Prepare periodic reports.

Analyze changes in laws, rules, and regulations to assess impact on the Budgetary reports of the Agency. Act as consultant in review of proposed laws and advise management of necessary changes in law to remain in compliance with current budgetary requirements. Prepare analyses of changes in laws, rules, and regulations, with regard to the effect on existing procedures and propose alternatives in systems or procedures related to budget preparation

Other duties, projects and analyses as assigned by the Budget Officer.

Desirable Qualifications:

• Microsoft Excel experience

• Familiarity with the State budget process

• Excellent math skills

• CALSTARS experience

• Ability to effectively interact with all levels of staff

• Good work ethic

• Dependable

• Excellent writing skills

• Ability to work under pressure

• Ability to perform multiple tasks

• Ability to adapt to changing work priorities



How to Apply:
Visit the CalHR Website to download the application. When applying for this position, please note position # 830-454-5284-802 and include a resume.

Submit your completed and signed State Application (Std. 678) and resume to: Department of Veterans Affairs, Human Resources Division, 1227 “O” Street, Room 404, Sacramento, CA 95814, Attn: Rashida Parker – M80#280-13/14. All State applications must be postmarked no later than the final filing date.

Note: In the Explanations section on the State application, you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility, i.e., list, transfer, SROA, Surplus, Re-employment, Reinstatement or Training and Development Assignment. Failure to do so could result in being rejected from the interview process. In addition, you must reference position # 830-454-5284-802.

Questions: If you have any questions, request information concerning this posting, need assistance in the application process, or require any type of Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Rashida Parker, Human Resources Office, at (916) 653-2209. TDD: (916) 653-1966.

For more information about additional employment opportunities at CalVet please visit the CalVet Website.

The Department of Veterans Affairs is an equal opportunity employer – equal opportunity to all regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, or sexual orientation. Per Military and Veterans Code, Section 80, whenever possible, preference shall be given to veterans for employment in the Department of Veteran Affairs. It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free workplace. Any applicant for State employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing civil service and the special trust placed in public servants. Applications will be subject to screening and only the most qualified will be interviewed. Successful completion of live scan and a pre-employment physical (including drug testing for certain civil service classifications) will be required.

Bulletin release date: April 3, 2014



Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 830 - 454 - 5284 - 802
Will also consider hiring a(n)
ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST $4,400.00 - $5,508.00
Location County
Sacramento SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Limited Term   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
04/17/2014 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Human Resources
1227 O Street Room 404
Sacramento, 95814
Rashida Parker
(916) 653-2209

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