Budget Analyst


Location: Reports to Milwaukee Headquarters may work from other location

Job Summary:

Budget Analysts evaluate budget proposals to determine the optimal allocation of project funds. They are responsible for reviewing budget proposals and requests for funding, evaluating spending needs, and conducting cost-benefit analyses, among other duties.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.


  • Assists in the development of the company’s overall budget document, and at the departmental level, providing advice and analysis to increase the efficiency of the company’s spending.
  • Assists in the creation and further development of the revenue manual, budget preparation manual, budget policies and procedures manual, and other documents as needed.
  • Assists Project Manager by conducting various surveys, research, data analysis, cost-benefit analyses, and expenditure and revenue forecasting.
  • Assists with projecting future financial needs and collaborates with budget manager and other management personnel to prepare long-term financial plans, and other budget and financial reports.
  • Makes recommendations to improve company’s fiscal efficiency based on interpretation and organization of financial information.
  • Presents budget analysis and recommendations to upper-level management at the beginning of each budgetary cycle of special projects.
  • Develops, organizes, and maintains files, documents, and materials relating to budgetary practices according to company’s policies.
  • Executes transactions within the integrated budget, accounting, and purchasing system, which may include purchase requisitions, contract payment vouchers, budget data entry, appropriation revisions, and salary and budget imports.
  • Oversees and compares departmental expenditures to original budget.
  • Attends and actively participates in committees, professional groups, and seminars to stay current regarding new developments and trends in budgeting and finance.
  • Monitors changes in the local, state, and federal tax laws, and actively monitors the local economy.
  • Provides information and answers to departments regarding budgets, forecasts, surveys, financial trends, and other requested data for special projects. Assist in creating and reviewing project presentations.
  • Thorough understanding of accounting and budgeting principles and practices, statistical methodology, generally accepted accounting principles, and generally accepted auditing standards.
  • Thorough understanding of the principles of financial analysis and economics.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Budgeting, Accounting, or related field.
  • At least one year of experience involving the analytical research and reporting of complex financial data or any combination of relevant experience and education.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Experience Requirements

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Basic knowledge of written and verbal Spanish communication skills preferred.
  • Proactive and independent with the ability to take initiative.
  • Basic understanding of and ability to conduct cost-benefit analysis.
  • Ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with various employees, vendors, stakeholders, and other interested personnel.
  • Ability to skillfully perform detailed statistical analyses of budget activities.
  • Ability to prepare and present clear, concise administrative and financial reports.
  • Ability to work independently and complete work on schedule.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office or related software.


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