Senior Budget Analyst, City of Wilmington (closes 3/12/21)

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Closing: 3/12/2021 11:59pm EST
Salary Range: $61,932 – $77,428 annually

Job Description:

The primary tasks of the Sr. Analyst include a functional role related to co-facilitating the city-wide strategic planning process with an additional emphasis of Excel analysis and a core responsibility of managing departmental budgets. Provides difficult technical and intermediate professional budget, research and strategic plan analysis work related to the planning, budgeting, monitoring and evaluating the city-wide governmental operations to include all operating and capital projects.

Job Duties:

  • Work includes analyzing, reviewing and making professional recommendations for the allocation and distribution of revenues and expenditures for city departments and outside agencies.
  • Providing fiscal and operational oversight throughout the year.
  • Providing advice on organizational and developmental performance and productivity improvements, developing related policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring departments comply with current policies and procedures.
  • Being a subject matter expert in the budget financial system and maintaining that system appropriately.
  • Providing direction in financial and statistical analysis, reviewing and approving department changes and supplemental appropriations.
  • Acting in the absence of the Budget Director.

Qualifications:

  • Education:  Bachelors Degree or higher in Social Science, Public Administration, Public Policy, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Experience:  At least three (3) years of experience in government budget development or strategic planning with in a entire organization function or department/agency function .
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Applied knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • Applied knowledge of financial systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or higher in Social Science, Public Administration, Public Policy, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Worked in a government budget office having prepared an organizational-wide budget from development stage to adoption.
  • Certified in Microsoft Office specifically Excel formals/macros
  • Developed and managed a strategic plan
  • NC Revenue analysis and understanding