Budget Analyst IV analyzes the organization's accounting records to determine financial resources required. Plans, analyzes, and prepares the organization's budget activities according to previous budget figures and estimated revenue. Being a Budget Analyst IV 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 IV 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. Budget Analyst IV is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. To be a Budget Analyst IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience.