Budget Analyst IV 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 IV measures actual performance against budget. Prepares forecasting reports and trend analysis. Additionally, Budget Analyst IV 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 IV work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. To be a Budget Analyst IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience.