Closing: 12/25/2020 5:00 PM Eastern
Salary Range: $85,000 – $100,000 annually
Performs complex professional and administrative work in planning, organizing and directing the budget and evaluation activities of the City; does related work as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Financial Services Director. Supervision is exercised over budget staff. Applicant must upload a Cover Letter and Resume with Application.
- Plans, organizes and directs the activities of the Budget & Evaluation Division;
- Directs the preliminary and final compilation of the recommended annual operating budget and capital improvement budget for the City;
- Plans and prepares recommended policies, guidelines and instructions to be followed by departments in the formulation of annual operating and capital improvement budget requests;
- Assists other departments with the development budgets; consults with City departmental and other administrators on matters of budgetary management and control;
- Prepares Budget & Evaluation budget and monitors expenditures;
- Supervises and participates in the analysis of current operating expenditures and the estimating of future expenditures;
- Supervises the preparation of the annual compiled budget relative to debt issues;
- Oversees the preparation of all budget and reports for City officials and external organizations;
- Assists employees on technical matters;
- Supervises and assists departments with the compilation of performance measurement reports
- Prepares or coordinates the preparation of supporting budget documentation, including revenue projections, statistical data and other fiscal information;
- Conducts studies of City operations, makes recommendations;
- Attends City Council committee and Council meetings as needed;
- Attends public hearings and provides technical assistance to City officials;
- Supervises and participates in specific research and related projects concerning budget issues;
- Designs and recommends implementation of various budgetary control systems and procedures;
- Provides and verifies budget information to other departments, City Manager, City Council members, the press and the public;
- Ensures that all work is performed in accordance with OSHA and City Safety Standards and Policies.
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, economics, public administration, political science or a related field with five years of experience in a municipal Budget, Finance or City Management setting.
Valid North Carolina Driver’s License
Master’s degree in Public Administration, accounting, or business administration.
NC Budget & Evaluation Officer Certification, CPA, or NC Local Government Finance Officer Certification
- Reasoning: Ability to apply principles of logical thinking combined with knowledge of principles and practices of public personnel and employment laws to work tasks and handle practical situations, comprehend and respond to a variety of situations in a timely fashion and exercise good judgment.
- Mathematics Ability: Using arithmetic and/or statistics: Ability to direct and oversee the use of arithmetic and/or statistics in the preparation of a variety of tests and reports.
- Language Ability: The ability to speak, read and write the English language are required for this position.
Physical Surroundings: Subject to working inside.