Budget/Operations Analyst - Finance & Administrative Services

  • Lake County, IL
  • Waukegan, Illinois
  • Apr 03, 2018
Full Time Accounting and Finance Administration and Management Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support

Job Description

Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in maintaining a balanced budget? If so, this position could very well be for you:

Position: Budget/Operations Analyst

Location: Waukegan, IL

Salary: $56,840 - $83,634

Job Summary: Responsible for assisting in the development and monitoring of various departmental budgets.

Becoming a Budget Operations Analyst would allow you to be involved with finance administrators, department directors, and program staff within local government, ranging from justice and planning to health and community service departments. Your day will consist of examining department budget submissions for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with established procedures, reviewing reports and accounting records to ensure allocated funds have been spent as specified; exploring funding and service alternatives; and conducting research and studies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of policies and practices. You will have endless opportunities to make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.

In order to be successful in this role you should have a Bachelor’s degree with coursework in public or business administration and at least two years of experience. Individuals should be familiar with local government and budget preparation, analysis and administration; possess the ability to effectively problem solve; and be able to work both individually and in a team atmosphere.

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County!

To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Finance & Administrative Services. To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos.

If you need assistance writing your resume we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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