San Benito County
Job Category
Work Schedule
Job Open until Filled
Job Description
Under administrative direction, the Budget Officer provides financial and budget leadership working in collaboration with County departments, the County Administrative Officer, and his/her staff.  The incumbent prepares the single or multi-year budget models with budget assumptions, forecasts, estimates and narrative justifications, budget presentations/ enactments, and implementation. The incumbent provides expert level authority and consultative services on budget and fiscal issues to elected officials, department heads, departments' managerial, budget, analytical, and accounting staffs.
The Budget Officer is a single-position class located within the County Administrator's Office. It receives broad administrative and policy direction from the Board of Supervisors and the County Administrative Officer.  This is an at-will position serving at the pleasure of the County Administrative Officer.
The Budget Officer provides technical oversight to all professional and management staff performing budget development and administration, and financial analysis and projections for line departments. The incumbent may provide direct supervision to the analysts, technical, and clerical- support staff assigned to County Administrator's Office.
Successful performance requires the highest degree of ingenuity, judgment, independence, expert level skill, and full management authority in applying budget-related laws, regulations, policies, procedures, methods, and techniques and in carrying out the County's complex budgetary and financial assignments.