Budget Management Analyst II, City of Alexandria, VA (closes 4/2/19)

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Closing:  April 2, 2019
Salary Range:  $62,657 – $82,045 annually

The Budget Management Analyst II (Mid-level) position performs a wide variety of budget and management analysis work for their portfolio of departments and agencies.  The work performed is fast-paced and often time-sensitive.  A significant aspect of the work involves producing annual operating and capital budget documents.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists departments in developing budgets, and reviews departmental budget submissions;
  • Monitors departmental operating budget expenditures to include expenditure and revenue projections;
  • Writes, develops, recommends and interprets financial policies;
  • Prepares summaries, analysis and recommendations on budgetary requests and programs;
  • Analyzes and recommends reductions, increases and alternative methods for meeting departmental and budget goals;
  • Researches and writes memoranda and management analysis regarding policies, procedures, budget items and capital improvement projects as directed, and prepares charts, graphs and statistical tables to aid in the presentation and consideration of the budget and programs;
  • Makes detailed projections and analysis of City revenues/expenditures and monitors revenue and expenditure trends for budget and cash flow impact;
  • Attends City Council work sessions and public meetings, as needed, to answer questions and justify recommendations;
  • Answers procedure and policy questions from departments;
  • Uses intermediate and/or advanced features of Microsoft products, such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel and SharePoint;
  • Participates and assists in the design, implementation, and installation of new and revised programs, systems, procedures, methods of operation, and forms;
  • Reviews and monitors federal and state grant funds;
  • Provides leadership, training and direction to less experienced analysts; and
    Performs related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills, possess outstanding multi-tasking abilities and bring a variety of technology related talents (ERP experience, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint).  Previous work with budgeting and analysis is preferred.

Qualifications

Minimum

To qualify for the Budget Management Analyst II (mid-level) you must possess a bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of experience in budget and management analysis; or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training.

Preferred

A Master’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance or a directly related field of study; experience in budget and management analysis in a municipal or other government environment; experience with a financial enterprise resources planning (ERP) system (ex.Tyler Munis); project management experience; experience with ResourceX priority based budgeting; and experience building complex financial models.