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Budget Analyst

Job ID R525
Job Location Oak Ridge, TN

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The Budget Analyst will assist and support The Department of Energy, Oak Ridge Operations Office (DOE-ORO) in providing a broad range of support for budget analysis involving the preparation, administration, maintenance and review across various financial areas.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.

Supports functional efforts by performing financial planning, budget formulation, budget execution, budget monitoring, managerial cost accounting, financial analysis, financial management systems, financial risk analysis, other financial reporting and management controls.

Provides financial oversight of agency activities, performance measurement, activity-based cost management support, control reviews, management and internal control reviews.

Supports the client by providing recommendations on improving agency financial management processes and systems on a continuous basis, and any other type of financial consulting and technical assistance that is deemed necessary by agency senior financial and program managers.

Responsible for reviewing operating budgets periodically to identify and analyze trends affecting budget needs. 

Monitors a variety of e-mail boxes, forwards messages to the appropriate Federal staff and prepares responses to inquiries as appropriate.

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output. 

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers.  Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources.  Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.


Must have relevant education and administrative support experience in a professional business environment as specified below, or equivalent combination of education / experience. 

Budget Analyst I: Associate Degree or at least three (3) years related experience and or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Budget Analyst II: Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; at least five (4) years related experience and or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Budget Analyst III: Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; at least five (6) years related experience and or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience


Must be a US citizen and possess or be able to obtain / maintain a security clearance


Knowledge and use of Microsoft Office Suite

Ability to multitask and manage shifting priorities

Extensive skills in exercising judgment in the absence of direct supervision

Exceptional organizational skills

Ability to balance multiple, quick-turnaround, high priority tasks

Ability to use strong communication skills and teamwork skills, including the ability to process and summarize complex information clearly and succinctly. Effective communication is vital to prevent any misunderstandings and/or misinterpretations.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations such as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform successfully the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. May occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.

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