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Financial Specialist Senior - Budget Analyst

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/02/23
Posting End Date: 2024/03/21
Category: Accounting and Finance
Sub Category: Audit
Work Type: Full Time
Remote: Flexible Hybrid
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 28.00
Maximum Salary: 30.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

Join our team of accounting professionals! Primary responsibilities include annual budget preparation, budget distribution, quarterly budget reviews, financial management support, reviewing grant applications, and preparing expenditure adjustments. Excellent analytical skills, a strong attention to details, a desire to learn, and the ability to develop good working relationships are essential. This position requires a creative, solution-focused, customer service driven, and energetic business professional.



We have one of the Nation's best state retirement systems (PERSI) that offers a lifetime benefit. 


  • excellent medical, dental and vision insurance- (full-time/30+ hours per week) employee only coverage for PPO $65/month for medical and vision & $11.80/month for dental
  • generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start 
  • 11 paid holidays a year 
  • paid parental leave
  • multiple savings plans, optional 401K, and optional 457
  • basic life insurance for employee and family (employee covered at one times annual salary; spouse covered at $10,000; child covered at $5,000)
  • wellness programs 
  • ongoing training opportunities 
  • an opportunity for student loan forgiveness
  • and more!


  • Develop and maintain accounting systems.
  • Research and analyze financial documents to ensure compliance with federal and state laws, regulations, and accounting principles.
  • Conduct meetings to discuss financial-related issues that have the potential to be controversial, adversarial, or confidential in nature.
  • Conduct interviews to solicit sensitive and/or confidential financial information.
  • Develop and prepare complex financial documents such as financial statements, budgets and cost analysis.
  • Audit financial data for completeness and compliance with federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Utilize current information technology to analyze, research, and maintain financial data, develop financial documents, and resolve problems.
  • Analyze technical financial problems and provide professional assistance and advice concerning their solutions.


You must possess all the minimum qualifications below to pass the exam for this position. Please make sure your resume or work history supports your meeting the minimum qualifications for this position. Failure to do this may disqualify you from being considered for this position. It is highly recommended to attach a one-page cover letter to your application to demonstrate how you meet the requirements below.

  • Good knowledge of accounting principles and practices. Typically requires at least four years of professional work experience as an accountant, or equivalent, applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) OR an Associate's degree in accounting AND at least two years of professional work experience as an accountant or equivalent.
  • Experience developing and preparing financial documents. Typically requires at least one year of full-time work experience.
  • Experience using a personal computer to develop, analyze, and report on financial data. Typically requires at least one year of work experience using a personal computer to develop, analyze and report on financial data as a regularly assigned job duty. (Experience tracking personal finances and using home financial software would not qualify.) Due to the rapidly changing information systems, your experience must be within the last five years.
  • Experience analyzing financial activities and recommending management action. Typically requires at least one year of full-time work experience.

Below is preferred experience. It is not required for the position but applicants with this experience may receive consideration over other applicants.

  1. Expertise in Excel. Typically gained by a minimum of 3 years practical application. 
  2. Governmental accounting experience and knowledge of federal funding sources. Typically gained by at least one year of related full-time work experience. 

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(answered Monday through Friday during business hours MST)

EMAIL:[email protected] 

PHONE: (208) 334-0681


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.