|BUDGET ANALYST II|
|Middle Management/Professional/NM AD|
|Position consists of professional budget analysis work. Duties include: assisting departmental personnel on all budget related matters, analyzing departmental budget requests, formulating recommendations and monitoring the expenditure of funds to ensure maximum economy in operations are consistent with approved program objectives. Work is performed independently within established guidelines and is reviewed by the Budget Manager and Budget Division Manager through conferences, reports submitted and results obtained.|
|During development of the annual budget, review and analyze departmental budget requests, consult with appropriate departmental representatives for any budge modifications, and submit comments and recommendations for consideration by the Chief Financial Officer, Budget Division Manager, and CAO.
Suggest policies, methods, procedures, and process improvements for enduring compliance with the City's approved budget.
Analyze and process Budget Transfer Requests for submission to the Budget Division Manager.
Monitor actual expenditures to ensure conformance with the approved budget.
Enforce City policies and procedures.
Serve as a staff member on studies of departmental organizations, management, staffing utilization, and procedures, including the collection and analysis of performance data.
Research industry best practices and advocate process improvement.
Review and approve fiscal impact statements submitted by assigned departments prior to submission to the City Clerk for inclusion on the City Council's agenda.
Ability to analyze complex local, state and federal guidelines, rules and laws.
Perform other duties as assigned.
|Knowledge of budgetary best practices, principles and procedures.
Knowledge of the principles of organization and management.
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Knowledge of laws and regulations governing budgeting and financial operations.
Ability to use a personal computer and familiarity with desktop and mainframe financial software packages.
Ability to organize and clearly present oral and written reports of findings and recommendations using financial and statistical analysis, management best practice, and organizational theory concepts.
Ability establish and maintain and effective working relationship with elected Officials, executive management, other employees, vendors, customers other governmental agencies and the general public.
Ability to have high levels of energy and enthusiasm for accomplishing organizational goals with the ability to function collegially in a team environment.
|Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business/Public Administration, Economics or related field and two (2) years professional budget analysis experience preferably in governmental budgeting; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO) and/or Certified Governmental Financial Manager (CGFM) desired. Master's Degree in business or public administration desired.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROMOTION: Last performance evaluation must have resulted in overall meets standards rating or better with no goal rating of less than meets standards.
REVISED: 1/09/92 - AL
8/11/00 - LYB
7/12/02 -VCJ - matched exp with result of the 2000 pay plan.
05/28/03 - MGR - Added preferred degree.
04/18/06 KW- per lee brown change work exp.
12/7/06 KW Changed J.D per Ana