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Budget Analyst (48001053)


Budget Analyst (48001053)

The Budget Analyst reports to the Director, University Budgets and will assist in the review and approval of state university operating budget reports, prepare legislative bill analyses, generate various financial and policy analyses as assigned, and provide support for the Board of Governors Budget and Finance Committee. Additionally, this position will be involved in data compilation, project research, state matching grant programs, university E&G Carryforward Spending Plan reviews, and special assignments. Attention to detail, effective communication skills, and the ability to work under tight timelines are all important requirements of this position.


The ideal candidate will have proven budget, fiscal, communication, and computer skills to include strong working experience with Microsoft Office products with special emphasis on Excel spreadsheets, Word, and PowerPoint applications. A bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting with two years of experience is preferred. Five years of relevant financial work experience may substitute for a degree. Budgeting and accounting experience within a postsecondary education setting is a plus. Experience with State of Florida FLAIR and LAS/PBS systems is preferred, but not required.

How to Apply
Submit an application in PeopleFirst. Applicants selected for interview may be required to submit additional information.

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Hiring Range
Commensurate with education and experience, up to $40,000 plus benefits.

If you have a desire to serve the people of Florida and work in the number one higher education system in the country, a career with the Board of Governors will allow you to do so while offering an excellent array of benefits, including:

  • Health insurance (over 80% employer paid)
  • Basic life insurance policy (100% employer paid)
  • Dental, vision and supplemental insurance options
  • First-rate retirement program
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Nine paid holidays
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement
  • Tuition waiver for public college courses
  • Training opportunities
  • Flexible work schedules

This position requires pre-employment background screening that includes fingerprinting.

As one of the nation’s largest university systems, the State University System of Florida is comprised of 12 institutions— ranging from a nationally-ranked liberal arts college to top-ranked comprehensive research universities—serving more than 350,000 students.  The Florida Board of Governors is the constitutionally created body that oversees the System, ensuring its well-planned coordination and operation. The 17-member Board appoints a Chancellor who serves as the chief executive officer of the System, providing guidance to the Board and oversight of the Board Office, which is located in Tallahassee, Florida.  The Board of Governors Office:  Is an EEO/AA Employer | Does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace | Only hires U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. | Contact us if you require an accommodation to participate in the selection process.

Human Resources and Administrative Services 
Board of Governors 
325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1644A
Tallahassee, Fl 32399-0400 
Fax: 850-245-9981 
Phone: 850-245-9695