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Financial Budget Analyst

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Financial Budget Analyst

  • 493929
  • 1401 E BROAD ST , Downtown, RICHMOND, Virginia, United States, 23219
  • VA Dept of Transportation
  • Administrative Services
  • Full-Time (Salaried)
  • Closing at: Feb 12 2023 at 23:55 EST
  • VA Dept of Transportation

Title: Financial Budget Analyst

Hiring Range: $73,869 - $105,000

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Dept of Transportation

Agency Website: https://www.vdot.virginia.gov/jobs/default.asp

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is seeking applicants with exceptional analytical and communication skills to serve as an essential team member in the Financial Planning Division.

In this position you will:

- Plan, conduct and present evaluations of financial, program and policy issues, ensuring that resources are committed to the successful accomplishment of the Commonwealth’s transportation goals and objectives. To include conducting impact and cost–benefit analysis as needed.
- Develop, monitor, and evaluate administrative budgets for the agency and performs analysis to report periodic status of budget performance.
- Review the Department’s six-year capital outlay financial plan and budget process, as necessary.
- You will also have the opportunity to manage the planning, preparation, and execution activities of the biennial operating budget process for VDOT. Review budget proposals for completeness, accuracy and compliance.
- Summarize budgets and offer insight regarding funding requests. Able to justify budget recommendations against management and stakeholders.
- Monitor daily spending by program and fund.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of the principles and practices of policy analysis, legislative practices, budget development, execution, evaluation and of financial planning. Ability to assemble, analyze, reconcile and monitor budget/financial transactions; interpret financial data and prepare financial reports. Considerable knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and practices. Ability to query, review historical data, analyze, coordinate and propose financial budgets for a large organization with multiple financial resources. Ability to demonstrate problem solving skills. Demonstrated working experience in the use of computers and software applications to include Microsoft Office suite, specifically MS Excel spreadsheets and formulas, and web-based financial systems. Ability to prepare presentations and conduct meetings. Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with diverse audiences to include team members. Skilled in providing good customer service to internal and external customers. Knowledge of legislative practices and state government operations.

Preferred Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with major study in public or business administration, finance, economics, or accounting preferred; equivalent experience or training may substitute for degree.

Special Instructions: 

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This position requires a fingerprint based Criminal History Background Check, DMV Record Check and Work History Verification with references.

VDOT is an emergency operation agency. Positions physically working within Central Office locations may be designated upon request and coordination among the respective District Engineer or Administrator and Chief. Assignments are updated annually. Not all designated employees are provided an emergency operations assignment.

Once onboarded, this position may be eligible for telework opportunities; availability, hours, and duration of telework shall be approved as outlined in the Commonwealth telework policy. (only for eligible positions).

We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application. 

VDOT utilizes a market based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands.

Contact Information:

Name: Jeff Fowler

Phone: (804) 786-2994

Email: jeff.fowler@vdot.virginia.gov

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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