Inside the State Budget Office

  • State Budget Office

    The State Budget Office is responsible for coordinating all Executive Budget activities including development of the Executive Budget recommendation, presentation of the budget to the Legislature and implementation of the budget after enactment. The State Budget Director is appointed by the Governor and is a member of the Governor's cabinet. The State Budget Director serves as the Governor's advisor on fiscal matters and also oversees the state's accounting and payroll functions, the state's financial management system, and the collection and reporting of data about the performance of Michigan's public schools and students.

Careers with the State Budget Office

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    A career in the Michigan State Budget Office (SBO) provides individuals with a unique opportunity to serve residents of the State of Michigan. A dedicated SBO team works hard each year to develop the governor's executive budget recommendation. In addition to crafting the governor's budget recommendation, SBO is also responsible for presenting budget recommendations to the Legislature and implementing the budget approved by the Legislature and signed by the governor.

    Working for the budget office goes beyond developing the governor's budget, as SBO also includes the Office of Financial Management, the Office of Internal Audit Services, and the Center for Educational Performance and Information.


    Visit the Michigan Civil Service Commission posting of job opportunities to view any open positions.