Minimum Qualifications DOB seeks candidates who have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as outstanding written and oral communication abilities. Most candidates join our team through the Budget Fellow career track, which does not require a civil service exam. Starting salaries are based on education and experience:
Budget Fellow I: Salary of $49,835. Requires a Bachelor’s degree.
Budget Fellow II: Salary of $54,570. Requires a Master’s degree; OR, a Bachelor’s degree and one year of relevant experience.
Budget Fellow III: Salary of $59,038. Requires a Doctoral degree; OR, a Master’s degree and one year of relevant experience; OR, a Bachelor’s degree and two years of relevant experience; OR, a Bachelor’s degree and three years of professional experience including one year of relevant experience.
• Strong analytical, written, verbal and interpersonal skills;
• The ability to think creatively and strategically;
• Skills to successfully manage multiple assignments with tight deadlines, while showing attention to detail;
• The ability to work both independently and as a member of a team; and
• Proficiency in the use of office technology and Microsoft applications.
Duties Description The successful candidate will be part of a team responsible for the development, analysis, and oversight of the budget for the Division of the Budget; monitoring and reporting on fiscal operations; and assisting in Finance Office responsibilities.
Responsibilities of the Budget and Policy Analyst on the Budget/Finance team would include, but are not limited to:
• Developing and presenting budget recommendations for new and existing program areas, and evaluating proposals advanced by the Legislature;
• Ensuring that spending controls, applicable statutes, and administrative guidelines are followed when reviewing the fiscal and programmatic operations of an agency’s budget;
• Preparing budget, expense tracking, and monthly disbursement reports for internal and external use;
• Managing budget/finance transactions in the following Statewide Financial System (SFS) modules: Commitment Control, Accounts Payable/Receivables, Purchasing, and General Ledger;
• Assisting with the procurement and approval process of invoices, which includes communication with the proper State contacts to ensure invoices are approved and paid in a timely manner;
• Preparing and submitting Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB) assignments; and
• Working closely with Office of the State Comptroller, Statewide Financial System and Business Service Center liaisons on various budget/finance office processes.
Additional Comments To be considered for positions with the Budget Division, please complete the Online Employment Application at https://www.budget.ny.gov/resume/ and select “Agency Finance” in the Professional Interests section.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for positions with the Budget Division, please complete the Online Employment Application at https://www.budget.ny.gov/resume/ and select “Agency Finance” in the Professional Interests section.