Budget Analyst III analyzes the organization's accounting records to determine financial resources required. Plans, analyzes, and prepares the organization's budget according to previous budget figures and estimated revenue. Being a Budget Analyst III makes recommendations for budget allocations to ensure conformance to budgetary limits. Maintains records and analyzes the difference between actual operating figures and estimated budget. Additionally, Budget Analyst III reviews operating budgets periodically to analyze trends affecting budget needs. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of unit/department. The Budget Analyst III contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Budget Analyst III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience.