Job Opportunity

Budget Officer
San Benito County

Date Posted:

August 12, 2022


$106,974.40 – $143,353.60


The Budget Officer provides financial and budget leadership working in collaboration with County departments, the County Administrative Officer, and his/her staff. The incumbent prepares the single or multi-year budget models with budget assumptions, forecasts, estimates and narrative justifications, budget presentations/ enactments, and implementation. The incumbent provides expert level authority and consultative services on budget and fiscal issues to elected officials, department heads, departments’ managerial, budget, analytical, and accounting staffs. The Budget Officer provides technical oversight to all professional and management staff performing budget development and administration, and financial analysis and projections for line departments. The incumbent may provide direct supervision to the analysts, technical, and clerical- support staff assigned to County Administrator’s Office. Successful performance requires the highest degree of ingenuity, judgment, independence, expert level skill, and full management authority in applying budget-related laws, regulations, policies, procedures, methods, and techniques and in carrying out the County’s complex budgetary and financial assignments.


Training and Experience Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in public or business administration, accounting, finance, or a closely related field. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis). AND Three years of broad responsible experience for the budgetary process of a California County or a complex public agency including independently performing budget analyses, preparation, and control; analyses and development of fiscal and budgetary policies and procedures which includes experience in organizational finance including principal involvement in the development and administration of an organization’s overall budget Other Requirements Possession of or ability to obtain a California Driver’s License Class C Professional certifications, such as the Certified Government Finance Manager (CGFM), are desirable

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Filing Deadline:

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