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Columbus Consolidated Government is seeking a Budget and Management Analyst to prepare and publish the annual Budget Book summary document of the Adopted Operating and Capital Budgets. Recommends annual operating budgets for assigned departments including anticipated revenue and projected expenditures. Creates annual graphs, spreadsheets, tables, graphics, and summary text to provide information in regard to portions of the Annual Operating Budget. Plans and performs trend analysis and revenue projects; determine financial and socio-economic indicators; performs analysis of operating position, debt structure, unfunded liabilities, and fund balance; calculates millage rate; designs and utilizes forecasting models and statistical techniques. Analyzes monthly departments' funding requests; assesses needs with regard to stated Management Plans. Prepares City Council agendas, CIP, travel, and commodity approval items as assigned; assists departments in the preparation of agenda items. Performs special projects requiring research and written reports including responses to employee suggestions and inquiries from the public and management personnel. Reviews and analyzes year-to-date revenue summary and expenditure summary for assigned departments; determine problem areas, contacts departments to initiate corrective action. Trains others in various policies, procedures, and systems i.e. purchasing card training and financial or budget applications; assists with troubleshooting as necessary. Analyzes and processes personnel action requests, such as promotions, separations, transfers, reclassifications, salary changes, etc.; assists with maintaining accurate position control information in all applicable databases. Works with Human Resources to develop an annual salary budget; assist with analysis and implementation of proposed pay plan changes. Attends meetings, executive sessions, audits, and committee meetings as needed; responds to questions. Other duties include preparing overtime reports of budgetary issues and concerns for each assigned department.


Knowledge of the principles and practices of public finance, budgeting, accounting, governmental accounting, and auditing. Knowledge of relevant federal and state laws, local ordinances, and department policies and procedures.  Knowledge of the methods and techniques of financial research, statistical analysis, and report presentation. Problem-solving and decision making. Gathering and analyzing complex data. Oral and written communication skills, ability to instruct others, ability to interact well with others.


Bachelor's Degree in a Business, Accounting, Finance, Management, or related field is required. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with one to three years of experience or service.


The Columbus Consolidated Government offers an exceptional compensation and benefits packet. The salary for this position is $ 50,643.59 Annually


Benefits include the following:


Low-cost Medical Insurance                                                                                       Retirement Plan
Dental Programs                                                        
Supplemental Life Insurance                                     
Long Term Disability                                                
Sick Leave                                                                 
Direct Deposit & Credit Union                                  

Prescription Drug Card

Retirement Plan

Life Insurance Plans

Deferred Compensation Plans

Vacation Leave

11 Paid Holidays

Employee Assistance Program


How To Apply:


Candidates will be evaluated throughout the recruiting period.


Questions and inquiries may be directed to:

Reather Hollowell

Director of Human Resources
Columbus Consolidated Government
P. O. Box 1340
Columbus, Georgia 31902-1340
Telephone: 706-225-3631



An Equal Opportunity Employer


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