Requisition No: 374661
Agency: State Courts System
Working Title: BUDGET ANALYST III - 22011170
Position Number: 22011170
Salary: $61,906.04 - $111,430.87 Annually
Posting Closing Date: 06/07/2021
Budget Analyst III
Salary Range $61,906.04 - $111,430.87 Annually
Location: Office of the State Courts Administrator, Budget
Services, 500 South Duval Street, Tallahassee, Florida; Leon
The essential function of the position within the Office of
Budget Services is to provide support in planning and managing the
data-related activities associated with the State Courts System
(SCS) budget. The position is responsible for overseeing the
preparation of the payroll projections, monthly operating budget
reports and budget related transaction posting to FLAIR, which
include but are not limited to allocations, budget transfers, and
legislative appropriations adjustments such as releases, benefit
changes, etc. The position also oversees the input of all data into
LAS/PBS, including but not limited to, start-up exercises, LBR
input, and coordinates completion of Schedule I exercises. The
position assists with data-related training and mentor new staff.
The position provides trust fund analysis and reporting, staff
assistance during legislative session and to the District Court of
Appeal Budget Commission (DCABC) and Trial Court Budget Commission
Examples of Work
Assist and oversee development and administration of SCS
operating budgets. Assist in the preparation of the draft operating
allotments for review by SCS leadership by providing direction and
technical assistance to Budget Analyst II's. Ensure the SCS
allocations as approved in the General Appropriations Act (GAA) are
accurately reflected in FLAIR and the Senior Judge System.
Coordinate and oversee all Budget Control transactions to FLAIR
such as allotments, releases, budget amendments, and internal
transfers. Coordinate and oversee the preparation of monthly
reports and ensure all data is accurately captured. Distribute
monthly reports to SCS leadership and budget commissions. Oversee
monitoring of SCS allocation balances and assist Budget Analyst
II's to facilitate corrective actions, as needed, with the OSCA
Office of Finance and Accounting, Supreme Court and OSCA managers,
District Court of Appeal (DCA) marshals, and trial court
administrators. Oversee the reconciliation of FLAIR data to LAS/PBS
data. Oversee and/or prepare trust fund analysis and reporting.
Assist with coordination and oversee the preparation of the
annual Legislative Budget Request (LBR). Provide technical
assistance and guidance to Budget Analyst II's, Supreme Court and
OSCA managers, DCA marshals, and trial court administrators in the
development of LBR issues, related Schedules, and Exhibits. Oversee
entry of LBR and CIPP issues, Schedules, and Exhibits into LAS/PBS
and ensure all data is accurately captured. Ensure technical
compliance with Legislative and EOG LBR guidelines.
Provide staff assistance to the District Court of Appeal Budget
Commission and the Trial Court Budget Commission and their
committees. Oversee and/or prepare meeting materials. Attend
meetings, take meeting minutes and/or verify draft meeting minutes
are complete and accurate. Oversee and/or prepare meeting action
report and review for completeness and accuracy.
Legislative activities related to the SCS budget. Monitor
committee meetings as necessary and provide meeting summary to
appropriate staff. Monitor assigned bills and provide bill analysis
and updates to the Chief of Budget Services. Prepare Judicial
Impact Statements on assigned bills. Prepare budget related
summaries for presentation to leadership.
Coordinate and oversee analyses and data requests made by SCS
judicial and support personnel, legislators, and their staff, EOG
staff, and the public.
Coordinate and oversee completion of administrative tasks
related to: Office of Budget Services monthly operating budget
reports. Statewide monthly operating reports. Monthly overtime
report. State purchasing card usage and reporting. LBR public
hearing coordination and materials.
Coordinate and oversee the preparation of payroll projections.
Oversee the preparation of the beginning fiscal year payroll
projections and salary budget reports. Ensure data files are
accurate before using for reports. Oversee the preparation of
monthly payroll projections and salary budget reports, and ensures
all data is accurately captured. Ensures data is audited
Assist in planning and managing human resource activities.
Assist in human resource management activities, such as but not
limited to, providing feedback for performance planning/
evaluations, and participating in the hiring process of new
Office of Budget Services Operating Procedures. Update standard
operating procedures as needed.
Education and Experience Guidelines
Education: Refers to job specific training and education that is
recommended for entry into the position. Additional relevant
experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on
a year-for-year basis.
Bachelor's degree in business/public/judicial administration,
finance, accounting, or a closely related field.
Experience: Refers to the amount of related work experience that
is recommended for entry into the position that would result in
reasonable expectation that the person can perform the required
tasks. Additional relevant education may substitute for the
recommended experience on a year-for-year basis, excluding
Four years of related work experience in budgeting in a
governmental agency, accounting, or other related professional
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work
is sedentary work. The employee is occasionally required to exert
up to 10 pounds of force to move objects. Additionally, the
following physical abilities are required: typing, hearing voices
and distinguishing sounds, mental acuity, repetitive motion,
speaking, talking, and visual acuity to read data and make
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described
here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Work is performed
in a dynamic environment that requires sensitivity to change and
responsiveness to changing goals, priorites, and needs.
The Florida State Courts System offers a comprehensive selection
of State of Florida employee benefits: membership in the Florida
Retirement System, optional enrollment in a subsidized Health
insurance plan, optional enrollment in Life, Dental, and Disability
insurance plans, and paid $25,000 term life insurance. For more
information on the benefits available to State of Florida employees
The Florida State Courts System is a criminal justice agency.
The successful applicant will be fingerprinted for the purpose of
conducting a criminal history record check. Employment in this
position is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background
In accordance with Section 110.205(2)(c), Florida Statutes,
positions with the Florida State Courts System (judicial branch)
are not covered under the Career Service System. All employees of
the Florida State Courts System are at-will employees and serve at
the pleasure of the appointing authority and do not attain tenure
- Knowledge and substantial experience working with LAS/PBS,
BAPS, FLAIR, People First, and PowerPoint.
- Advanced level knowledge and experience working with Excel,
specifically in the manipulation of data.
- Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles and
- Knowledge of budget planning and preparation techniques.
- Knowledge of the legislative budget process including
applicable laws, statutes, rules, and regulations.
- Knowledge of the operations, functions, and organization of the
Florida State Courts System.
- Knowledge of and ability to conduct audits and methods of
reviewing, verifying, and analyzing financial data and
- Knowledge of and ability to apply methods of research, data
collection, analysis, and presentation.
- Knowledge of basic mathematics.
- Ability to conduct fact finding research of present and
historical legislative, budgetary, and other financial data.
- Ability to analyze, evaluate, and interpret financial
- Ability to provide budgetary analysis and interpretations of
allocations to operating divisions.
- Ability to prepare and present detailed analyses findings and
conclusion in various logical formats such as charts, graphs, and
- Ability to understand and apply laws, rules, regulations,
policies, and procedures.
- Ability to provide technical assistance relating to budget
development, implementation, and control.
- Ability to prepare legislative budget requests.
- Ability to assess budgetary needs, develop, recommend, and
present meaningful/logical budgetary revisions.
- Ability to interpret proposed program expenditures.
- Ability to develop and implement policies and procedures.
- Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and logically, both
verbally and in writing.
- Ability to work independently and make independent
- Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.
- Ability to establish work priorities and meet deadlines.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with others.
- Ability to determine and coordinate training requirements.
- Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
- Ability to work overtime as needed.
How to Apply
Submit a current and complete online state employment
application at the People First State of Florida Jobs website
State Courts System.
An application must be submitted for the position listing the
appropriate class title and position number for which you are
applying. Your application must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the
Responses to qualifying questions when applying should be
verifiable by skills and/or experience stated on the profile
For assistance with using the People First System contact the
People First Service Center at 1-866-663-4735.
For additional information contact Sharon Bosley at
To learn more about the Florida State Courts System visit its
The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal
We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on
the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic
information, or disability.
We hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien
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discrimination or violence in the workplace.
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The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All
employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in
accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace
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