AOPC - Budget Analyst 2 (17-10)


July 14, 2017








Full-Time Hire



Starting Salary

$52,091 - $61,755


This is professional budget analysis and administration work engaged in the financial management of the Unified Judicial System (UJS). Responsibilities include preparing budget projections, developing information relative to financial needs, preparing annual funding requests and budgets, monitoring spending, and assisting in the planning and use of financial resources. Selected candidate will work independently under the direction of the Budget Administrator.

Primary Duties

  • Monitors and provides fiscal oversight throughout the fiscal year for the assigned appropriations.
  • Ensures financial transactions are correctly portrayed on the budget/expenditure and related reports.
  • Establishes contract encumbrances in the financial system and maintains them at the proper amounts.
  • Prepares budget requests including gathering and organizing all necessary information; prepares budget request projections.
  • Compiles all budget requests into a single budget request submission on behalf of the UJS in the required format and within the established timelines.
  • Assists in the preparation and distribution of annual contract listing including the ongoing entry and maintenance of information.
  • Prepares and maintains the state budgets for federal grant funds; monitors spending of grant funds from a budgetary perspective.
  • Reviews proposed legislation for the purpose of preparing a fiscal impact analysis.
  • Calculates and prepares the materials to implement the annual increases in court costs, including tracking the appropriate annual inflation index.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; AND
  • Two years of professional budget analysis and administration experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience, and / or training may be considered.

Additional Requirements/Preferences

  • Strong analytical and writing skills.
  • Satisfactory criminal background check.

Unified Judicial System Hiring Policy

The Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania recruits, employs, and promotes the most qualified applicants without regard to their political affiliation, race, color, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, or other non-merit facts or considerations. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to applicants with disabilities as may be necessary to ensure that all applicants are given a fair and equal opportunity to compete for all employment positions. Applicants who need accommodation for an interview should request so in advance. All hiring policies and procedures are intended to conform to all provisions of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and all other state and federal statutes governing fair and non-discriminatory hiring practices.

Applicants requiring accommodation, for any part of the application and/or interview process, should contact Human Resources at (717) 231-3309.