Budget and Management Analyst, Town of Hillsborough (closes 11/17/21)

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Closing: 11/17/2021 11:59pm EST
Salary Range: $50,836 – $81,337 annually

Job Description:

Assists with the preparation and monitoring of the town’s budget and assists the public information office in communicating town information to the general public. Please attach a sample presentation and 2-3 writing samples such as email, memorandums, or any other work you feel is relevant to this position. First review of applications will be November 3, 2021.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The following duties are representative of this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment of this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Assists in coordinating the development of the town’s operating and capital budgets.
  • Analyzes and evaluates departmental budget requests and makes associated recommendations to town management.
  • Develops and performs revenue and expenditure year-end estimates and projections.
  • Develops, formats, and produces an annual budget document.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and monitors the town’s operating budget by conducting monthly reviews of departmental revenues and expenditures.
  • Leads analytical studies and special projects and provides recommendations and feedback as requested.
  • Develops budget transfers and amendments to the budget ordinance.
  • Assists the public information office with drafting news releases, updating website content, monitoring social media, and other communication needs that arise.
  • Assists with strategic plan development and implementation.
  • Provides ongoing assistance to departments and responds in a knowledgeable, courteous, and professional manner.
  • Performs other related duties as needed.

Qualifications:

Education and Experience: Requires a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration or related field and three years of experience in financial management, preferably in local government, and experience in budgeting; or any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Licensure, Certification, and Specialized Training: A valid driver’s license and the availability of private transportation or the ability to provide transportation between job sites is required.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office machines.
  • Must be able to perform light work exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force occasionally to move objects.
  • Must possess the visual acuity to operate a computer, do extensive reading and analyze data.
  • Involves sedentary work with sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for periods of time.

Supplemental Information:

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs if they believe they are unable to perform every task on a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. That candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. The town will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience to meet minimum qualifications. Hiring salary will be dependent on qualifications. A competitive benefits package is provided.

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