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Texas Department of Insurance

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) is a state agency responsible for both consumers and the insurance industry. We work to fulfill our legislative mandate to regulate the insurance industry, administer the Texas workers’ compensation system, and promote a healthy insurance marketplace, while also protecting the people and the businesses that are served by insurance. We take our responsibility to Texans seriously and strive for excellent customer service through our professional attitude, competence and efficiency.

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Veterans’ Preference:

To receive veterans’ preference, applicants must provide at least one of the following documents with their State of Texas Application:

  • a copy of the DD 214, member #4;
  • a statement of compensation from the Veterans Benefits Administration; or
  • a copy of the DD 1300.

Applicable Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) codes are included, but not limited to one of the following: 36, 36B, 36A, 020, 21, 31, 3451, 3402.

Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at:

http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_AccountingAuditingandFinance.pdf

Veterans: Go to www.texasskillstowork.com for assistance with translating your military work experience and training courses into civilian job terms, qualifications/requirements and skill sets.

Current Opportunity: Budget Analyst (2 Positions)

Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public

The Budget Analyst assists, prepares and analyzes, operating budgets; compiles financial data and reports relating to budgetary activities; and provides technical advice and assistance to agency staff on budgetary matters. The Budget Analyst assists, prepares and analyzes, operating budgets; compiles financial data and reports relating to budgetary activities; and provides technical advice and assistance to agency staff on budgetary matters.


This position:

  • assists in the development of the annual operating budget, budget policies and procedures;
  • monitors and analyzes operating budgets to determine funding authority and availability;
  • reviews financial and operating budget reports submitted for accuracy and for pointing out those areas where more appropriate use of funds can be made and necessary fund transfers;
  • prepares or assists in the preparation and revision of biennial legislative appropriation requests, and corresponding summaries and responses to legislative inquiries;
  • prepares quarterly and annual reports as required by oversight agencies;
  • provides advice and assistance to operating managers on financial planning and management;
  • provides ways to better utilize funds and personnel, improvement of management accountability, and efficient means to reach program objectives; and
  • performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, business, economics, math, public administration, or in a field related to the assignment. Education and experience may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.


Additionally, this position requires:

  • two years of experience in accounting, auditing, budget preparation and analysis, statistical analysis or policy development.  

Preferences for this position include:

  • two years of budgeting experience;
  • experience with state government and state finances; and
  • experience with Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System (CAPPS).

This position requires demonstrated knowledge of:

  • accounting principles and practices;
  • Texas state government budget principles and appropriations process;
  • the capabilities and products of electronic data processing; and
  • Microsoft Office software applications, including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.

This position requires demonstrated skill in:

  • problem solving, decision making, and planning;
  • writing fiscal notes and/or cost impact statements;
  • using advances analytical skills; and
  • using personal computers sufficient to enter and extract data from related systems and programs.

This position requires the demonstrated ability to:

  • gather, analyze, evaluate and present expenditure data clearly and concisely;
  • apply critical thinking to evaluate, analyze, and interpret information;
  • analyze fiscal data and determine the need and best use of funds to foresee types of reports and schedules which will be assistance to the agency and budget office;
  • plan and organize work to produce timely and meaningful results;
  • communicate and work effectively with all levels of employees and the public;
  • maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information;
  • express recommendations in a clear, concise, and compelling manner, and
  • establish and maintain effective working relationships with manager, team members, co-workers and the public.

Position Details

Opening Date:01/11/2018
Functional Title:Budget Analyst (2 Positions)
Classification Title:Budget Analyst III (2 Positions)
Status:Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public
Application Deadline:Until Filled
Pay Group:B21
Monthly Salary: $4,025.00
Annual Salary:$48,300.00
Job Posting Number:18-131
Division:TDI Financial Services – Budget Office
Location:333 Guadalupe, Austin, TX 78701
Travel Required:5 %

 

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Last updated: 01/11/2018

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