Budget Support Analyst (Fiscal Analyst 1)

Are you interested in learning more about the legislative process and budget development in the State of Oregon? Then we want to hear from you!

We are seeking a Budget Support Analyst (Fiscal Analyst 1) to join our Office of Finance, Information and Technology! This is a permanent full-time position represented by the Service Employees International Union(SEIU).

APPLY HERE: https://bit.ly/OFITFA1

This position is ideal for those seeking more work/life balance with the ability to work a hybrid of both in-office and remote work environments. This position may require additional in-office hours during peak budget development and legislative sessions. Advance notice will be provided. Please visit the state’s Work Reimaginedwebsite for more information.

About us:

The Oregon Department of Education’s(ODE’s) mission is to foster equity and excellence for every learner through collaboration with educators, partners, and communities. In fulfilling its mission, ODE has the vision to ensure all students have access to and benefit from a world-class, well–rounded, and equitable education system.

This position is in the Budget Services Unit of the Office of Finance and Information Technology (OFIT). The Budget Services Unit is responsible for coordinating the development and management of the agency’s budget. Working within this unit provides a unique opportunity to work with cross-office teams on assignments related to various education programs.

What you will do!

The primary purpose of this position is to provide direct support to the Budget Services Director and team. The Budget Support Analyst will also monitor small office budgets as assigned.

Typical duties include:

  • Assisting with the development and preparation of the agency’s biennial budgets.
  • Maintaining locally generated tracking spreadsheets and other documentation.
  • Working to support and provide technical assistance to small offices on budget related assignments.
  • Providing technical support on Workday issues.

Why us?

At ODE, we pride ourselves on creating an inclusive, collaborative, and innovative atmosphere. Autonomy is supported while also being offered opportunities to work in dedicated teams or partnerships across the agency. Our office supports a healthy work/life balance and shows genuine care for team members, students, partners, and school leaders. Our team members share and educate with passion for equitable practices and sustainable development for leaders across Oregon. We maintain a constant learning and growing mentality to strive for optimum innovation and consistently applied equity practices.

Our amazing benefits:

At the Oregon Department of Education, we pride ourselves on creating an inclusive, collaborative and innovative atmosphere. Autonomy is supported while also being offered opportunities to work in dedicated teams or partnerships across the agency. Our office supports a healthy work/life balance and shows genuine care for team members, students, partners and school leaders.

Our benefits include:

  • Excellent medical, vision and dentalbenefit package for the employee and qualified family members with very low monthly out-of-pocket cost
  • Paid days off

11 paid holidays per year
3 additional paid “Personal Business Days” per year
8 hours of sick leave accumulated every month
Progressive vacation leave accrual, starting at 10 hours per month, with increases every 5 years

  • In addition to standard medical benefits and employee leave, the state also provides additional optional benefits, such as basic life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, deferred compensation savings program, and flexible spending accounts for health care and child care expenses.
  • Student Loan Forgiveness Program: if you have federal student loan debt or are thinking of going back to school, then you will want to look into this program. If you make 120 qualifying payments on your student loan while working full time for a qualifying employer, your student loan debt may be forgiven.

If you have a desire to make a difference in the lives of Oregonians, apply today!

What are we looking for?

A Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Public or Nonprofit Management, Finance, Accounting or a related degree (such as Public Policy, Political Science, Public Administration, Economics or other analytical or technical degree).

OR

Three years experience in management, policy or program analysis, or technical-level budgetary support activities.

Desired Attributes

Candidates who are the most competitive will possess a compelling combination of the following background, skills, and experience:

  • Knowledge of state accounting system and budget processes
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to use independent judgment to solve problems
  • Ability to professionally and effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • Intermediate skill and proficiency in Microsoft applications such as Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Excellent internal and external customer service skills and ability to respond tactfully to potentially intense and/or sensitive situations with customers
  • Ability to effectively navigate state and federal agency laws, policies and procedures and be able to determine the impact of policy changes
  • Ability to work with multiple deadlines, continual change and at times heavy workloads and maintain composure

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $3,885.00 – $5,936.00 per month

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Salem, OR 97310