Waukesha County’s Department of Administration invites applications for the position of Budget Management Specialist. This position is responsible for long-range operating, capital, and debt financing projections, analysis of operating budget requests, maintenance of budget systems, and participation in various special projects, as needed. The Budget Management Specialist identifies issues, proposes solutions, and makes recommendations to senior management and elected officials throughout the County, and will need strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
Successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, accounting, finance, or closely related field and three (3) years of progressively responsible professional work experience as an accountant or financial analyst in the areas of budgeting, capital planning, maintaining expense, revenue, and general ledgers, or administration of automated accounting or budgeting systems. A master’s degree in an area previously listed may be substituted for one year of the work experience requirement.