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Budget and Purchasing Specialist

Community Action Council   Lexington, KY   Full-time     Finance
Posted on January 5, 2023
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Budget and Purchasing Specialist

The Budget and Purchasing Specialist develops, monitors, analyzes and helps control program budgets. The position helps develop and produce budget documents that reflect agency, program and inter/intra budget priorities, meet funding source guidelines and requirements and maximize utilization of resources. The position is responsible for working with program staff to ensure purchasing procedures are followed and appropriate funding is available for purchases. The position will coordinate with staff and assist or complete the procurement process of items at the best cost to the agency and will maintain the security of and internal controls over the Council's credit card operations. 

Salary Range: $19.81 - $21.79 (Hourly)

Desired Education and Experience:

  1. Bachelor's degree in business, finance and accounting or related field is required.
  2. Experience may be substituted for educational requirements at the discretion of the Executive Director.
  3. Two years of experience in business, finance, accounting or administration is required.
  4. Must be able to prioritize, communicate effectively, be will organized and work independently. 
  5. Must have knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing programs (Excel and Microsoft Word is preferred.)
  6. Must have Excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills.