Posting Date:  03/17/2023
Job Title:  Senior Budget and Policy Analyst – Budget Office
Salary:  $6,161.00 – $8,706.00- per month
Entity:  Clark County, Washington
Closing Date:  March 31, 2023


Performs a variety of complex tasks in support of County and departmental operations and services. Duties emphasize research, analysis, and development of recommendations in areas such as budgeting and financial planning, organizational analysis, policy formulation and service delivery. Senior Management Analysts may work in a number of areas including finance, internal audit and operational areas. Positions at this level typically involve county-wide responsibilities. As a Senior Budget and Policy Analyst within the Budget Office, this position will be assigned as a liaison to a specific portfolio to include departments, elected officials, and committees.

Primary Duties

As one of the key positions within the Clark County Budget Office, the Senior Budget and Policy Analyst position is a vital part of the county’s overall budget cycle.

The budget preparation process includes four typical steps followed by public officials, both elected and appointed. These steps include the administrative preparation of the budget, the legislative approval of the budget, the financial implementation of the budget and the annual year-end accounting and financial reporting. This position serves as a bridge position between the budget adoption/financial strategic plan and the actual financial performance of the organization.

This position is responsible for analyzing countywide financial reports and data to report actual financial performance and to forecast future performance of funds, departments, specific revenue streams and categories, programs, specific expense categories, etc.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Business/Public Management, Finance, Economics, Quantitative Analysis, or closely related field; plus three-five (3-5+) years of professional administrative and budgetary experience involving responsibility for monitoring, analyzing, reviewing and presenting budget, fiscal, economic and/or operational data. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. EACH APPLICANT MUST INCLUDE INFORMATION THAT CLEARLY DEMONSTRATES THE ABOVE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION.

The ideal candidate will have a background in administrative and fiscal analysis, and demonstrated experience in budgeting as well as strong analytical, written and oral communication skills. Successful candidates will possess a demonstrated track record of providing high quality reports and analysis that synthesize and interpret data from a variety of sources.

Contact Information

Emily M. Zwetzig, Budget Director (564) 397-5092
Clark County Human Resources Department:


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