Sr Budget Analyst – Charlotte Area Transit (Closes 8/14/15)

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Sr Budget Analyst – Charlotte Area Transit System

Salary Not Listed | Closes 8/14/15

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Works with other members of the CATS budget team in performing complex analytical and managerial work in support of developing and implementing the CATS annual operating budget, 5-year Community Investment Plan, and city-wide strategic plan. Includes significant interaction with internal City departments, senior CATS management staff, and vendors. Independently identifies and pursues strategic areas of fiscal and operational interest for evaluation and analysis. Performs complex quantitative and qualitative analyses and develops special studies evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of departmental procedures, operations, and programs. In support of analytic work, builds queries and reports using available resources, including data from MUNIS, PeopleSoft, Clarity and other relevant internal systems. Translates and communicates analyses in both written and oral formats as recommendations for senior management consideration and approval.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires Bachelor’s degree earned from an accredited college/university in Public Administration, Public Policy or Business Administration, or a closely related field; Master’s degree is a plus. Requires one year of direct professional experience performing complex analytical, financial functions, and/or program management functions, preferably in a public sector setting. Requires strong analytical and quantitative skills, to include an understanding of basic statistics and financial forecasting methods; technical proficiency at an advanced user level of spreadsheets (pivot tables a must), query development (knowledge of SQL query language desirable), word processing software and internet research; strong oral and written communication skills; and interpersonal and customer service skills. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen, criminal background check, a DMV report, and be eligible for a City Driving Permit.

How to Apply:

Applications must be submitted online.