Budget Engagement Manager, City of Durham (closes 6/29/18)

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Closing:  June 29, 2018
Hiring Range:  $58,770-$64,647 annually

Responsible for directing and collaborating with Budget and Management and other relevant city departments to manage and implement city-wide community outreach and engagement programs. This position entails providing skilled project management for a diverse set of initiatives that includes, but is not limited to, participatory budgeting, strategic planning, resident surveys, and community conversations. The Budget Engagement Manager performs professional and administrative work acting as a liaison between neighborhood groups, the Budget and Management Department, and relevant city departments involved in the above-mentioned engagement processes. The work requires a proactive approach developing strategies to enhance information flow and citizen participation while keeping all interested parties aware of current projects, issues, current planning and development initiatives.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages all budget engagement projects, ensuring the smooth implementation, evaluation, and communication of results of all community engagement initiatives from canvassing to community meetings. Establishes criteria for project goals, provides on-going support to Budget Engagement Coordinator and outreach workers to ensure timely and successful completion of these goals.
  • Supervises staff in accordance with City’s policies and procedures; directs staff in the development, and implementation of outreach plans, the analysis of information, and communication of engagement results with community members; works with direct reports to establish employees’ goals and conduct employee performance reviews; schedules and conducts division staff meetings.
  • Develops a process of departmental vetting and review of resident proposals that result from engagement activities. Serve as internal liason between residents, engagement coordinator and city departments to ensure a smooth flow of communication between all stakeholders. Helps budget engagement coordinator and community volunteers develop spending proposals and selection criterial in coordination with departments to ensure project feasibility and implementation. Works with departments to incorporate resident feedback into the design of on-going and new initiatives for departmental and strategic plans
  • Develops a data-driven process for monitoring, evaluating and learning from projects’ progress and success that both residents and city staff easily understand and use; creates clear metrics for success that enable on-going evaluation and improvement of engagement initiatives ; establishes a data sharing and evaluation process for engagement initiatives that allows for the creation of a coordinated city-wide engagement strategy.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. 
  • Five or more years of related experience.
  • Work requires supervising and monitoring performance for a regular group of employees or department including providing input on hiring/disciplinary actions and work objectives/ effectiveness, performance evaluations, and realigning work as needed. A first line supervisor typically performs these functions.

Additional Preferred Skills

  • Valid North Carolina Class “C” Driver’s License, or must obtain within sixty (60) days of hire.
  • Experience working with community organizations and local government in Durham

Budget Engagement Coordinator, City of Durham (closes 6/29/18)

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Closing:  June 29, 2018
Hiring Range:  $53,432-$58,775 annually

Responsible for designing and implementing outreach and engagement initiatives with city residents for the Budget and Management Department. These projects include, but are not limited to, participatory budgeting, strategic planning, resident surveys, and community conversations. The Budget Engagment Coordinator is responsible for creating outreach and engagement plans for several outreach workers and managing the implementation of these projects. This work requires significant engagement with community members across the city of Durham throughout the week; it will require a willingness to work irregular hours, including evening and weekend meetings.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Designs, conducts, and supports public forums such as workshops, conferences, programs, and seminars aimed at increasing resident participation in budgetary and strategic planning decisions for the City of Durham. Works with residents to develop project proposals and provide feedback on departmental initiatives. Educates residents about the budget and strategic plan, provides a mechanism for seeking structured feedback from residents that can be incorporated into departmental projects and initiatives.
  • Oversees and coordinates the work of part-time outreach staff in accordance with City’s policies and procedures; directs staff in the implementation of outreach plans, assists with the analysis of information, and communication of engagement results with community members.
  • Develops a communication plan that keeps residents informed of engagement processes throughout the year from advertising events to on-going progress reports, to communicating results of engagement activities; contributes content using a variety of media including blog posts, websites, newsletters, presentations, reports, and other communication; creates interesting, informative and visually appealing material for publicizing and informing about the results of engagement activities; provides an ongoing feedback loop between resident engagement and city government.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. 
  • 2 or more years of related experience working with community organizations and local government
  • North Carolina Driver’s License
  • Work requires functioning as a lead worker performing many of the same tasks at those directed, and includes overseeing work quality, training, instructing, monitoring performance and scheduling work.

Additional Preferred Skills

  • Experience working with Durham community organizations and local government
  • Ability to read/write/speak Spanish proficiently

 

Budget & Management Analyst, Forsyth County (closes 5/13/18)

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Closing:  May 13, 2018
Hiring Range:  $47,001-$54,051 annually

Forsyth County is seeking a highly motivated, self-starter experienced in local government for the position of Budget and Management Analyst.

An employee in this position serves as a liaison between County Management, elected officials, and County departments/agencies.

Responsible for the formulation of the annual budget through a complex prioritization process involving County departments and management staff. Position monitors the fiscal status of assigned departments throughout the year, making necessary adjustments, and provides extensive management support and analysis as requested. Makes presentations of analysis to Board of Commissioners and presents agenda items to the Board during the weekly briefing sessions as required.

Work also includes conducting special studies independently or as a member of a team; and preparing and presenting reports. Judgment and initiative are required. Work is performed under general supervision and is evaluated in conferences, by observation, and by review of reports.

Distinguishing Features

The employee in this position must have the ability to:

  • Multi-task and produce multiple professional reports and results within specified timelines.
  • Work with large amounts of data, interpret financial records, detect errors, and prepare financial reports
  • Maintain effective working relationships
  • Work effectively as part of a team
  • Express ideas effectively orally and in writing.
  • Research, analyze and evaluate proposed programs and expenditures.
  • Assist and advise department managers in the preparation of annual budget requests and presentations.

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Graduation from a four year college in public administration, business administration, or closely related field.
  • At least two years related budget and research experience.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.

A higher education level may be considered as a substitution for all or part of the experience requirement. A four year degree outside of the relevant academic field plus additional years of relevant experience may also be considered.

 

Senior Budget & Management Analyst, City of Raleigh (closes 5/11/18)

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Closing:  May 11, 2018
Hiring Range:  $51,822-$95,971 annually

The City of Raleigh is seeking a full-time Senior Budget and Management Analyst within the Budget and Management Services Department. This is a professional position working independently to develop and manage the annual operating and multi-year capital plan, support the City’s strategic and business planning efforts, manage special projects, and contribute to policy discussions.
Department staff have a rich variety of assignments and work closely with the City Manager, and Assistant City Managers, to set budget priorities, respond to City Council questions, and facilitate consensus-building among stakeholders. We work directly on major projects, such as new business planning processes, departmental reorganizations, and regional planning efforts. Analysts manage a portfolio of assignments, including operating departments and capital programs, enterprise and internal service funds, and special project management. Analysts also work directly with City departments to prioritize needs, resolve challenges, and plan service improvements.

The City’s total compensation package, including salary, health plan, and other benefits, is highly competitive. To learn more about the City, visit the City of Raleigh website at www.raleighnc.gov.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Independently identifies the need for and performs complex analytical, quantitative and managerial work in the:
    • Preparation and development of annual operating and capital budgets;
    • Implementation and control of current operating and capital revenues and expenditures;
    • Analysis and evaluation of policy and management issues; and
    • Evaluation and measurement of the performance of City programs and strategic goals
  • Provides professional consultation and guidance to departments by:
    • Reviewing budgets and long range financial and strategic plans including staffing, expense and revenue projections;
    • Recommending approaches for linking strategic objectives to performance targets; and
    • Identifying opportunities of cost savings/cost avoidance
  • Work with assigned departments to identify, analyze, and prioritize operational needs, and evaluate those needs during the budget cycle.
  • Manages projects that are complex, cross-departmental, and have significant financial impacts, with minimal guidance.
  • Support the City’s strategic plan by helping departments collect data, refine performance measures, and communicate results to senior management.
  • Prepare communications, including memoranda, presentations, and talking points, to help senior management debate policy choices.
  • Assist department staff with crafting clear, concise agenda materials for City Council.

Typical Qualifications

Education and Experience

A Bachelor’s degree in public administration, public policy, business administration, or a related field and five years of professional experience in financial, budget, management, or policy analysis. A master’s degree in public administration, public policy, business administration, or related field is desirable and may be substituted for experience.

OR

An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.

Knowledge Of

  • Local government financial and management concepts, such as fund accounting, indirect cost allocation, program evaluation, strategic planning,
  • Principles and practices of program administration and management.
  • Principles and methods of qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Principles and applications of critical thinking and analysis.
  • Best practices, trends and emerging technologies.
  • Principles and techniques of effective oral presentations.
  • Project management principles.
  • Modern budget practices.
  • Applicable federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations.
  • Customer service principles.
  • Budget planning software systems and analytical tools.
  • Microsoft Office suite.

Skill In

  • Articulating policy recommendations that well define the issue or problem; provide viable options; and present sound analysis justifying the recommended action/policy direction.
  • Resolving complex issues involving multiple stakeholders or views, using independent judgment and tact in the workplace.
  • Planning, initiating and managing complex projects simultaneously.
  • Communicating effectively, both orally and in writing, including developing summaries, presentations, memoranda, and handouts.
  • Developing and analyzing capital improvement programs and complex operating budgets, performing quantitative analysis, researching and preparing reports, reviewing and interpreting statistical information.
  • Performing complex financial analysis to include rate modeling, multi-year budget projections and personnel cost projections.
  • Exercising political acumen, tact and diplomacy.
  • Working effectively under pressure, with multiple deadlines and changing priorities.
  • Authoring and preparing original reports, documents and presentations.
  • Facilitating group discussions and building consensus using persuasive reasoning.
  • Providing customer service.
  • Working independently and establishing effective working relationships with employees at every level of the organization.
  • Collaborating with others who have differing perspectives and viewpoints.
  • Analyzing programs and policies, synthesizing information, and presenting sound recommendations to executive staff.

 

Budget Analyst – Contributing Level, NC Office of State Budget & Management (closes 4/6/18)

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Closing:  April 6, 2018
Hiring Range:  $47,000-$62,000 annually

The Office of State Budget and Management (OSBM) is excited to announce that we are looking to fill up to two State Budget Management Analyst positions: 60083279 and 60008570 at the Contributing level.

Description of Work

OSBM is the primary fiscal advisor to the Governor. The Office works with senior officials across State government in developing, negotiating and implementing the State budget, and to ensure proper management of state resources.  Work at OSBM is high-impact public service, with staff providing strategic and financial analysis in education, health care, criminal justice, economic development, mental health, environmental regulation, transportation, human services, energy and other public policy areas.

Budget analysts serve as the liaison between OSBM and state agencies, as well as the legislative appropriations committees and other governmental and non-governmental entities. Work is performed under the supervision of an Assistant State Budget Officer.

Through the annual budget process, budget analysts become policy experts in their field and play a key role in helping inform public policy decisions, the state budget, and legislation.  After the budget is enacted, they also ensure the budget is executed consistent with the State Budget Act.  Budget Analysts may:

  • Prepare nonpartisan, accurate, and timely fiscal/policy analysis
  • Review, analyze and make independent recommendations on funding requests from state agencies
  • Evaluate and conduct cost benefit analysis and analyze adequacy of rates and/or fees for government services
  • Propose legislative changes necessary to carry out the proposals in the Governor’s Budget
  • Present and explain the Governor’s proposals in legislative committee hearings and meetings with legislative staff
  • Review proposed legislation and advise leadership on fiscal and policy impacts
  • Work directly with senior policy staff and agency leadership on important policy issues
  • Monitor program performance and identify opportunities to improve program efficiency and effectiveness
  • Perform continuous oversight of agency budgets
  • Assist state agencies with budget implementation and compliance with state laws and budget policies
  • Externally present information on existing or proposed programs and policies that impact budget in area(s) of assignment
  • Participate in cross-functional teams on initiatives that involve multiple agencies or policy areas
  • Develop recommendations on continuation and expansion of funding levels for biennial and supplemental budgets
  • Perform in-depth program and fiscal analysis to identify fiscal and/or administrative issues and challenges and develop effective solutions

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities / Competencies

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration and accounting
  • Thorough knowledge of how state budgets are prepared and executed
  • Proficiency in organizing and presenting clear oral and written reports
  • Demonstrated skills in researching, analyzing, interpreting and summarizing complex data
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to maintain professionalism while working under pressure and delivering results under tight and changing deadlines
  • Demonstrated skills in problem solving and project management
  • Ability to work independently and to exercise discretion; maintain confidentiality and integrity
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, accounting, or a related field from an appropriately accredited institution.  Demonstrated knowledge, skill, and abilities gained through at least three years of budget or management analysis experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Master’s degree in the disciplines of public administration, public policy analysis, planning, business, or economics.  Governmental experience involving the executive and legislative budget processes.

 

Budget Analyst – Advanced/Journey Level, NC Office of State Budget & Management (closes 4/6/18)

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Closing:  April 6, 2018
Hiring Range:  $65,000-$95,000 annually

The Office of State Budget and Management (OSBM) is excited to announce that we are looking to fill up to three State Budget Management Analyst positions: 60038836, 60008568, and 60008583.

Description of Work

OSBM is the primary fiscal advisor to the Governor. The Office works with senior officials across State government in developing, negotiating and implementing the State budget, and to ensure proper management of state resources.  Work at OSBM is high-impact public service, with staff providing strategic and financial analysis in education, health care, criminal justice, economic development, mental health, environmental regulation, transportation, human services, energy and other public policy areas.

Budget analysts serve as the liaison between OSBM and state agencies, as well as the  legislative appropriations committees and other governmental and non-governmental entities. Work is performed under the supervision of an Assistant State Budget Officer.

Through the annual budget process, budget analysts become policy experts in their field and play a key role in helping inform public policy decisions, the state budget, and legislation.  After the budget is enacted, they also ensure the budget is executed consistent with the State Budget Act.  Budget Analysts may:

  • Prepare nonpartisan, accurate, and timely fiscal/policy analysis
  • Review, analyze and make independent recommendations on funding requests from state agencies
  • Evaluate and conduct cost benefit analysis and analyze adequacy of rates and/or fees for government services
  • Propose legislative changes necessary to carry out the proposals in the Governor’s Budget
  • Present and explain the Governor’s proposals in legislative committee hearings and meetings with legislative staff
  • Review proposed legislation and advise leadership on fiscal and policy impacts
  • Work directly with senior policy staff and agency leadership on important policy issues
  • Monitor program performance and identify opportunities to improve program efficiency and effectiveness
  • Perform continuous oversight of agency budgets
  • Assist state agencies with budget implementation and compliance with state laws and budget policies
  • Externally present information on existing or proposed programs and policies that impact budget in area(s) of assignment
  • Participate in cross-functional teams on initiatives that involve multiple agencies or policy areas
  • Develop recommendations on continuation and expansion of funding levels for biennial and supplemental budgets
  • Perform in-depth program and fiscal analysis to identify fiscal and/or administrative issues and challenges and develop effective solutions

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities / Competencies

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration and accounting
  • Thorough knowledge of how state budgets are prepared and executed
  • Proficiency in organizing and presenting clear oral and written reports
  • Demonstrated skills in researching, analyzing, interpreting and summarizing complex data
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to maintain professionalism while working under pressure and delivering results under tight and changing deadlines
  • Demonstrated skills in problem solving and project management
  • Ability to work independently and to exercise discretion; maintain confidentiality and integrity
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, accounting, or a related field from an appropriately accredited institution; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated knowledge, skill, and abilities gained through at least five years of budget or management analysis experience.

Management Preference:
Master’s degree in the disciplines of public administration, public policy analysis, planning, business, or economics.  Governmental experience involving the executive and legislative budget processes.

 

Accounting Specialist, City of Greensboro (closes 4/8/18)

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Closing:  April 8, 2018
Salary Range:  $28,241-$37,655 annually

Description

This recruitment will fill two positions for an Accounting Specialist.The candidate(s) in this position will be responsible for Accounts Payable duties which include, but are not limited to, processing vendor invoices for payment using a three way matching system, answering a multi-line telephone to respond to vendor and citizen inquiries, entering and indexing utility invoices, setting up and maintaining accounts payable vendor files, assisting with Unclaimed Property (escheat) and 1099-Miscellaneous filings, open and distribute mail as well as greet and assist visitors entering the area. Qualified candidates must have strong customer service skills, be detail oriented with good analytical skills, be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment. This job is Non-Exempt and is subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma /G.E.D.
  • 1 to 3 years of  related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates degree OR college level business courses (coursework verification upon request)
  • Experience in Lawson Financial Systems
  • Microsoft Office experience
  • Experience with 1099 processing
  • Experience with operating multiple telephone lines
  • Ten key calculator by touch experience
  • Previous experience/working knowledge in the application of NC sales tax

 

Assistant Treasury Manager, City of Greensboro (closes 4/8/18)

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Closing:  April 8, 2018
Salary Range:  $53,888-$71,851 annually

Description

The City of Greensboro has an exciting opportunity for a financial professional in the Treasury field. The Assistant Treasury Manager is responsible for maintaining the City’s cash and investment portfolio in compliance with NC General Statutes and the City’s Investment policy while preserving principal and providing sufficient liquidity for short term cash needs. This individual will work in a rewarding but fast paced environment that will require the ability to prioritize, analyze, plan and report with speed and accuracy. A thorough understanding of cash controls over disbursements is essential. Responsibilities and duties include: analyzing the City’s investment portfolio to help develop strategies that will optimize yield and earnings while preserving principal; making investment purchases from eligible brokers and institutions; preparing cash flows and investment income projections for budget purposes; preparing a monthly debt service schedule and ensuring timely payment of debt service to maintain the City’s credit rating; requesting reimbursement from outside agents related to capital expenses; daily banking (including online banking involving electronic files and fund transfers) and journal entries; preparation of various fund financial statements and note disclosures for the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (see City’s website) and additional schedules and documentation as required by external auditors; Local Government Commission reporting and serving a lead role for the procurement of banking services. This employee is also directly responsible for the supervision and development of 5 accounts payable staff, including performance management. This job is Exempt and is not subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least 24 hours of Accounting coursework OR an Associates Degree in Accounting plus 8 years of related experience
  • 4-6 years of related experience in Accounting or Finance.
  • Prior experience using MS Excel spreadsheets and other MS office software.
  • NC Certified Local Government Finance Officer certification (or the ability to obtain within 3 years)

An Ideal Candidate Would Also Possess (Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Prior experience working with Lawson Financial Modules
  • Recent supervisory experience (within the last five years)
  • Prior experience in preparing financial statements
  • Prior experience with working with banking services products used by an organization
  • Prior investment experience

 

Business Manager – Youth and Family Services, Mecklenburg County (closes 3/28/18)

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Closing:  March 28, 2018
Salary Range:  $60,382-$99,652 annually

The Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services Youth and Family Services Division (YFS) is seeking a Business Manager. This position supports the Division Director with the management of the Division’s performance measurement, strategic planning, and budget/financial activities.

Essential Functions

  • Oversees the Youth & Family Services budget development and execution efforts to reflect the division’s priorities.
  • Oversees procurement and contracting procedures and processes.
  • Develops and supervises a staff of approximately 6 people across several teams (data, eligibility, medical records/redaction and clerical support)
  • Performs needs assessments and analyzing the effectiveness of service delivery and revenue maximization
  • Completes monthly and quarterly reports for internal and external stakeholders as required
  • Leads special projects as assigned by the department director.
  • Reviews, interprets, and makes recommendations on policies and strategies to maximize state and federal revenue
  • Serves as a liaison, both internally and externally.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience:  Four years of progressively responsible experience related to the area of assignment

Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in a public administration, business administration or a related field. Prefer Master’s degree in public administration, business administration or related to area of assignment.

Equivalent Experience for Education Accepted?  Yes

Licenses and Certifications:  Valid NC or SC driver’s license and the ability to obtain and maintain a County Operator Permit.

Previous local government experience preferred

Knowledge of operations of a public child welfare program preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, budgeting, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Principles and processes for providing customer services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Skilled in:

  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Abilities:

  • Communication – Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
  • Formal Presentation – Presenting ideas effectively to individuals or groups when given time to prepare; delivering presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience.
  • Decision Making – Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints and probable consequences.
  • Building Partnerships – Identifying opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one’s area and other areas, teams, departments, units or organizations to help achieve business goals.

 

Financial Strategy Analyst, Town of Cary (open until filled)

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Closing:  open until filled
Salary Range:  $60,382-$99,652 annually

If working collaboratively in a creative, innovative environment interests you, be sure to check out the Town of Cary’s Financial Strategy Analyst job posting. We’re looking for another team mate to help us blaze our new trail in budgeting and beyond!

The Town of Cary has been recruiting to fill two Financial Strategy Analyst vacancies. We’ve filled one and are still searching for just the right team mate to fill the second vacancy. We are a rapidly changing organization with innovative leadership. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced, evolving environment that challenges the norm and focuses on leveraging technology to improve efficiency and best serve our citizens.

Description

  • Produces high level, analytical work independently and in a team environment across all departments with limited daily direction.
  • Collaborates in a fast paced, evolving environment. Manages daily variety in tasks. Adapts to change through continuous learning and empowers others through shared knowledge.
  • Position performs responsible professional work involving budget preparation, financial and operational analysis, including project management and process improvement; communications to Town Council through staff reports and presentations, and special projects.
  • Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Financial Strategy Manager.

Typical Tasks

  • Prepares operating and capital budget in accordance with state law;
  • Assists departments in formulating operating and capital budget requests;
  • Collaboratively conducts special analysis and develops recommendations for special areas such as fleet, employee compensation and benefits and grant funded programs;
  • Forecasts revenues;
  • Evaluates capital project requests and forecasts capital project spending;
  • Prepares modern budget documents in accordance with state law and organizational preference;
  • Drafts and/or edits staff reports directed to Town Council;
  • Prepares PowerPoint and/or other such presentations directed to a variety of audiences including internal, Council and citizens;
  • Collaborates with department staff throughout the organization in the development of concise and well organized written business cases, cost benefit analysis and presentations;
  • Completes special studies, surveys and analytical projects for a wide range of audiences both internal and external Prepares meaningful charts and graphs to depict information efficiently for a variety of users;
  • Participates in responses to budget questions from the Council and public;
  • Develops and delivers training on budget preparation, process improvement and related management topics to Town colleagues;
  • Maintains outstanding working relationships throughout the organization to facilitate collaboration and successful budget preparation, communication and execution;
  • Performs other job-related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of revenue forecasting and expenditure analysis; proven ability to analyze budgets, financial information, policies and procedures and make recommendations; thorough knowledge of research techniques and sources and availability of information; strong written and oral communication skills; ability to convey written thoughts accurately and concisely in an analytical manner; demonstrate a mastery of commonly used analytical skills within Excel including formulas, VLOOKUP’s, the combination of multiple functions into a single formula, data tools, graphing and importing/exporting data to and from various sources; proven data organizational skills; ability to create spreadsheets in a manner extending beyond single use and ability to demonstrate a high degree of Excel proficiency.

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree required.  Degree focus in business administration, public administration, management science, or a related field preferred but not required.  Must have considerable experience in finance or budget administration. Position requires a mastery of ability to be organized and systematic in completing work; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department directors, supervisors, and employees of all capacities.

A master’s degree in business administration, public administration or related field is helpful, but experience may serve as a substitute.

Experience with Salesforce and SAS is preferred.  Understanding of systems such as Power
BI, Box, Office 365 and SharePoint is desirable.

Requires drug testing and background check (which may include criminal check, education verification and credit history review) prior to employment.