The Senior Budget Analyst performs forecasting and analyses of Shelby County Schools (SCS) revenue and expenditures relative to budget planning. The Senior Budget Analyst provides assistance to cross-functional project teams that include Finance, Academics, Strategy, Human Resources, and administrative support areas to provide appropriate oversight of the SCS budget and long-term financial plan. The Budget Analyst serves as a budget knowledge expert that assists with the development and implementation of appropriate controls and policies; the coordination and planning of annual and long-term financial goals; and the alignment of resources with SCS strategic goals. The Senior Budget Analyst reports directly to the Budget Manager.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Public or Business Administration, or closely related field plus a minimum of five (5) years of Accounting, Finance, and/or budgeting analysis, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position OR a combination of equivalent education and/or paid, exempt level, directly relevant experience for a total of 9 years. Master's Degree in Business Administration, Management, Finance, Public Administration or related field or equivalent is preferred. Experience in a school district, charter school or other education setting is preferred.
Degree Equivalency Formula:
Bachelor’s Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.
Master’s Degree= 2 years plus required years of experience. Where Master’s degrees are required, years for Bachelor’s Degrees must be included.
Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment; must be able to use hands and fingers for sign language.
Unavoidable Hazards: The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.
Sensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE
SCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. SCS provides reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.