|BUDGET ANALYST III|
|Middle Management/Professional/NM AD|
|Professional budget and management analysis work which may include periodic supervision of the work of lower level budget analysts. Duties include assisting departmental personnel on all budget related matters, analyzing departmental budget request, formulating recommendations and monitoring the expenditure of funds to ensure maximum economy in operation consistent with approved program objectives. Departmental assignment will be of a more complex nature and may involve enterprise funded operations. Work is performed independently within established guidelines and is reviewed by the Budge 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.
Develop and recommend policies, methods, procedures and process improvements for ensuring 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.
Prepare financial reports and statements activity.
Perform studies of departmental organizations, management, staffing utilization, and procedures, including the collection and analysis of performance data, which may include supervising the work staff members assigned to the project.
Analyze and interpret 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 three (3) year professional budget analysis experience preferably in governmental budgeting and two (2) of which were in a governmental organization; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Capital budget experience and/or revenue forecasting experience or Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified government Finance Officer (CGFO), and /or Certified Governmental Financial Manager (CGFM) desired.
Master's Degree preferred.
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.
12/6/06- KW changed J.D per Ana