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State of Montana Budget Analyst 1 (04043) in Helena, Montana

* *The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) has a career opportunity within the Public Health and Safety Division. This position monitors state and federal budgets and related fiscal operations to ensure adequate support for current and planned program operations for the Healthy Lifestyles and Living Well Sections. Responsibilities of this position include: 1) Designing, developing, and maintaining budget systems, policies, and methods for programs to follow; 2) Oversee and review the development, monitoring, and management of contracts for goods and services to ensure project outcomes are met within budget and regulatory constraints; 3) Coordinate and complete purchasing of goods and services relevant for section business. * * Why Join DPHHS* * Our mission at DPHHS is to serve Montanans in their communities to improve and protect the health, safety, and well-being, and to empower independence. By joining our department, you will have the opportunity to perform meaningful work in public service to our state and its residents. TheState of Montana's comprehensive benefits package includes healthcare coverage, retirement plans, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays, work/life balance, and eligibility to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. In addition, DPHHS is the largest state agency with a wide range of advancement opportunities whether you are joining the workforce or have several years of experience. Qualifications for this Career Opportunity* * * Knowledgeof principles and practices of accounting and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles [GAAP]. * Abilityto understand state and federal rules and regulations related to fiscal and budgetary management. * Abilityto identify and solve problems. * Meet minimum qualifications: o Bachelor’sdegree in accounting, finance, business, economics, or related field. o Six months of job-related experience in finance, auditing, or accounting. o Othercombinations of directly related education and experience may be considered. o Preferred + Experience/knowledge of contract and grant administration. * * How to Apply To be considered for a DPHHS position, submit the following required documents with your application on the State of Montana Careers website. When submitting the required documents, you must check the "relevant document" box to ensure your attachments are uploaded correctly to your application for this position. * Cover Letter * Resume * References Successful applicants will be subject to background checks relevant to the position and must pass reference checks before an offer will be extended. DPHHS is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a copy of the full job description or if you need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, contact DPHHS Human Resources listed below. Additional Information This position may be eligible for partial telework within the state of Montana. Specific conditions will be provided by the supervisor and must adhere to state policy. This position may be eligible for a statutory $1.50 an hour base pay increase effective July 1, 2024. This position is open until filled with frequent screening of applicants. The first screening of candidates will take place on April 8, 2024. Title: Budget Analyst 1 (04043) Location: Helena Requisition ID: 24140927