A. Most budget analysts are willing to spend some time with people developing budget proposals or justifications. There are at least three (3) circumstances when you should talk to your groups budget analyst:
The budget analysts offer a unique perspective in that they review all proposals that are submitted for funding. The analysts determine if the proposals meet all stated criteria and then recommend to senior management which proposals should be considered. You can benefit from this knowledge.
Remember, most budget analysts will not write the justification for you. They will, however, guide you on what needs to be included.