• Budget Analysts
  • Finance
  • Budget analysts help public and private institutions organize their finances. They prepare budget reports and monitor institutional spending.

    What do they typically do

    • Work with program and project managers to develop an organization's budget
    • Review managers' budget proposals to make sure they are complete, accurate, and meet legal and regulatory requirements
    • Combine all program and department budgets into a single organizational budget and review all funding requests for value
    • Explain their recommendations for funding requests to an organization's employees and to people outside of the organization
    • Help the chief operations officer, agency head, or other top managers analyze proposed plans and find alternatives
    • Monitor organizational spending to make sure that it is within budget
    • Inform program managers of status and availability of funds
    • Estimate future financial needs

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    Education & Training

    • Education

      Most require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
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