Work Locations: 150 OOD Cmplx 150 East Campus View Boulevard Columbus 43235-4604
Organization: Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
Classified Indicator: Classified
Bargaining Unit / Exempt: Bargaining Unit
Work Hours: 8:00AM – 5:00PM M-F
Unposting Date: Feb 25, 2024, 11:59:00 PM
Primary Job Skill: Accounting and Finance
Technical Skills: Budgeting, Computer Literacy, Data Analytics, Data Visualization, Accounting and Finance
Professional Skills: Analyzation, Attention to Detail, Critical Thinking, Interpreting Data, Problem Solving
Agency Contact Name: Caleb Skinner
Agency Contact Information: OOD.TalentAcquisition@ood.ohio.gov
Senior Budget Analyst – Hybrid Potential (240001T8)
Now accepting applications for:
Senior Budget Analyst
This position shall be filled in accordance with the provisions of the OCSEA Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Most positions offer the flexibility of a hybrid schedule that combines working from home with regular in-office and/ or community presence. The current in-office expectations are Monday and Tuesday at our 150 E Campus View location.
In-person work requirements may change for training, meetings, and other operational needs. Employees must reside at a location that allows for reasonable response time to workplace reporting requirements. Daytime travel within Ohio may be required.
150 E Campus View Blvd Suite 300, Columbus, OH 43235
Who We Are:
Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) is the state agency that empowers Ohioans with disabilities through employment, disability determinations, and independence. It is accomplished through its Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation (BVR), Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired (BSVI) and Division of Disability Determination (DDD). A fourth area is the Division of Employer and Innovation Services (EIS), which is responsible for establishing and maintaining partnerships with employers.
What We Do:
OOD works with partners in businesses, education, and non-profit organizations to facilitate customized employment plans for Ohioans with disabilities; helps Ohio companies recruit and retain employees with disabilities; and is the sole agency determining medical and vocational Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs in Ohio. To learn more about OOD, please visit our website: ood.ohio.gov
Our Guiding Principles:
In striving for excellence in service, we will:
- Listen first
- Act with a sense of urgency
- Honor diversity
- Foster inclusiveness
- Value collaboration
- Inspire innovation
- Be transparent
- Be accountable
- Celebrate success
The Division of Fiscal Management oversees the financial resources of the agency in accordance with relevant laws, regulations, and policies. This includes budget planning, revenue forecasting, expenditure monitoring, and financial reporting. Fiscal staff are responsible for ensuring transparency, accountability, and efficiency in the use of public funds, as well as identifying opportunities for cost savings and revenue generation. They may also be involved in long-term financial planning and analysis to support the agency’s mission and objectives.
Senior Budget Analyst Position Overview:
At OOD, a Senior Budget Analyst researches and analyzes financial data to monitor, validate and reconcile agency revenue and expenditures; prepares budget reports for assigned programs and makes recommendations to the Budget Manager to address budget deficits; conducts trend analysis and develops long- and short-term projections for use by agency managers and executive staff; assists in the development of the agency’s biennial budget submission; prepares federal financial reports in compliance with policies and regulations related to the management of federal grant funds; and develops analysis methodologies and budget models needed for effective program assessment.
Senior Budget Analyst Duties:
- Conduct analysis of agency fiscal data, including administrative and case service obligations and expenditures, and evaluate that data in relation to internal budgets and State appropriation amounts.
- Develop projections of future obligations and expenditures to detect potential issues and develop solutions to address them.
A Successful Senior Budget Analyst Has:
- The ability to organize large amounts of fiscal data to support ongoing analysis, and to present that analysis in a succinct format that can be understood by agency leadership to support decision-making activities.
- The ability to develop solutions to complex problems related to the obligation and expenditure of agency funds.
What’s in it for you:
At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our Total Rewards website! Our benefits package includes:
- Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the available Ohio Med plans.
Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance
- Dental, vision, and basic life insurance premiums are free after completed eligibility period. Length of eligibility period is dependent on union representation.
Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance
- Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave
- 11 paid holidays per year
- Childbirth/Adoption leave
Employee Development Funds
- The State of Ohio offers a variety of educational and professional development funding that varies based on whether you are a union-exempt employee or a union-represented employee.
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
- OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees. The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement. The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee’s salary. Visit the OPERS website for more information.
- The Ohio Deferred Compensation program is a 457(b) voluntary retirement savings plan. Visit the Ohio Deferred Compensation website for more information.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) Mission Statement:
OOD is deeply committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) and is actively engaged in continual DEIA improvement. OOD is amongst the top-ranked state agencies implementing DEIA planning and programming into businesses operations and services.
OOD strives to hire, sustain, and promote a workforce that not only embraces this mission but is also reflective of the rich diversity of the Ohioans we serve. OOD is intentional in cultivating an inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible environment where all voices are heard, respected, and valued, as demonstrated by the way we treat all individuals.
4 years’ experience in budgeting that included fiscal management & control involving use of quantitative/statistical analysis (e.g., probability statistics, linear regression, multiple variable regression, computer assisted regression analysis models, trend analysis, forecasting cost benefit analysis).
OR, Completion of undergraduate core program in accounting, public finance, public administration or business administration AND 24 months’ experience in fiscal management & control involving use of quantitative/statistical analysis (e.g., probability statistics, linear regression, multiple variable regression, computer assisted regression analysis models, trend analysis, forecasting cost benefit analysis).
OR, Completion of graduate core program in accounting, public finance, public administration or business administration AND 12 months’ experience in fiscal management & control involving use of quantitative/statistical analysis (e.g., probability statistics, linear regression, multiple variable regression, computer regression analysis models, trend analysis, forecasting cost benefit analysis).
OR, 12 months’ experience as Budget Analyst, 63261.
OR, Equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.
Job Skills: Accounting and Finance
- Attention to Detail
- Critical Thinking
- Interpreting Data
- Problem Solving
- Accounting and Finance
- Computer Literacy
- Data Analytics
- Data Visualization
Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a model employer of individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws.
The State of Ohio is a drug-free workplace which prohibits the use of marijuana (recreational marijuana/non-medical cannabis). Please note, this position may be subject to additional restrictions pursuant to the State of Ohio Drug-Free Workplace Policy (HR-39), and as outlined in the posting.
Knowledge of accounting; quantitative/statistical analysis; budgeting; public or business administration or public finance; agency policies & procedures*; federal &/or state statutes governing budgeting & fiscal management*; ERP systems* (e.g., OAKS FIN) &/or federal accounting system*.
Skill in operation of electronic devices (e.g., computer, tablet, cell phone) & applicable software applications (e.g., spreadsheets, databases, word processing); OAKS BI reporting*.
Ability to apply quantitative/statistical analysis & methods (e.g., forecasting, cost/benefit analysis) to determine available funding & project overages & shortages in appropriations & compare actual expenditures against estimated expenditures; use proper research methods in gathering data; gather, collate & classify information about data, people or things; research & interpret historical data in terms of fiscal, programmatic, social, political &/or economic trends; deal with many variables & recommend resolutions; prepare comprehensive reports containing analysis; evaluate financial impact of state/federal policy changes on programs; handle general & sensitive inquiries from governmental employees/officials, representatives of recipient organizations &/or general public.
(*)Developed after employment
Please ensure your online application clearly indicates how you meet minimum qualifications (MQs). If you meet MQs due to college courses, a degree, and/or relevant licensure, you must submit a copy of your unofficial transcript by the posting deadline by attaching directly on the Additional Attachments section of the application (Step 7) or via email to OOD.TalentAcquisition@ood.ohio.gov.
“See resume” is not a substitution for completing supplemental questions. Answers to the supplemental questions must be supported by the work experience/education sections of the application.
Applications that fail to demonstrate how they meet minimum qualifications will not be considered.
The selection process consists of an online assessment and a remote structured interview. All parts of the assessment will be administered remotely at this time. Candidates should make sure their account contains an email address that is checked regularly, including checking junk and/or spam.
Applicants can check their application status and all vacancy-related email correspondence on “My Jobpage.” On the Careers.Ohio.Gov job search webpage, once signed in the link to My Jobpage is displayed under the TeamOhio logo.
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Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs, and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws. If you require an accommodation based on a disability for any step of the selection process, please contact OOD.DiversityandInclusion@ood.ohio.gov so proper arrangements can be made.
Background Check Information
The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant’s prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.
Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
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