View all jobs

Public Sector Budgeting and Finance Consultant

Remote, USA

Job Title: Public Sector Budgeting and Finance Consultant

Job Type: Full Time/Salary

Job Location: Remote

Compensation: DOE, plus benefits


Meridian Partners, LLC is a minority-owned and operated business. Since 2002, Meridian has helped organizations maximize value from their ERP investments, ensuring that enterprise software, infrastructure, and functionality are optimized to meet each organization or agency’s strategic goals. Meridian serves federal, state, and local governments, K-12 and commercial organizations.

Job Overview:

The successful candidate for this position must possess public sector budgeting knowledge, an understanding of public sector accounting and finance concepts, integration points with major financial systems, and experience optimizing and automating the budget process. The ability to effectively interact with all levels of the client staff (from clerical to executives) to gather, document, and validate end-user requirements is a must to help keep projects delivered on schedule and with the highest level of quality and customer satisfaction. We expect this position to initially be remote, to comply with recommended federal, state, and local health and safety guidelines and best practices. As those restrictions are modified, there the strong potential for travel within the United States.


  • Provide budget application and design guidance
  • Evaluate existing systems and user requirements to design and implement a successful solution using product expertise, business knowledge, and technical skill
  • Communicate and present ideas and solutions to client team members.
  • Establish yourself as a trusted advisor to clients, while managing their expectations
  • Lead all client delivery activities within assigned accounts
  • Participate and facilitate meetings to understand and document client’s business needs (i.e., budget forecasting, financial reporting, consolidation)
  • Develop and present design documents.
  • Implement planning solutions and reports (Workday Adaptive)


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or an equivalent field
  • 4 + years of experience in the financial applications/services
  • 4+ years of experience with budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting/consolidation
  • Strong conceptual, analytic, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong project and time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Able and willing to travel at approximately 30-40% of the time
  • Understanding of Public Sector ERP implementation activities for the Funds Management business/functional area including requirements definition & gathering (blueprinting), system setup, integration testing, documentation, end-user training, and on-going support.
  • Proven experience with funds management, formulating account structure to meet business needs, budget control, FM derivation strategies, fund accounting, fund centers, functional area, commitment item, funded programs, grants, cost center accounting, encumbrance, cost allocations, general and/or special purpose ledger, due to/due from, split processor for fund balancing, month-end, and year-end closing processes.
  • Experience with the use or development of financial reporting for modified (governmental) and full accrual (government wide) GASB 34-35
  • Process knowledge of Material Management area, especially Purchasing, Controlling, Budget Control System, Grants Management, General Ledger, Accounts Payable and Receivable, Asset Management, and how they integrate with the Funds Management.
  • Ability to understand public sector business processes and offer best practice solutions
  • Ability to pass and become proficient in Workday Adaptive solution certification exam.
  • Self-initiative with the ability to work independently once requirements have been defined


  • Prior experience with the implementation of Workday Adaptive.
  • Prior experience with the implementation of other budget software solutions.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

                                           No third-party agencies or submissions will be accepted.

More Openings

HR Generalist

Share This Job

Powered by