Budget Analyst III monitors and analyzes accounting allocation and spending data to determine financial resources required to develop budgets. Tracks expenses, inventories, and budget balances. Being a Budget Analyst III measures actual performance against budget. Prepares forecasting reports and trend analysis. Additionally, Budget Analyst III develops recommendations for budget allocations that conform with budgetary policies and limits. Utilizes financial modeling and data analytics tools. Requires a bachelor's degree in accounting or equivalent. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Budget Analyst III work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be a Budget Analyst III typically requires 4-7 years of related experience.