|BUDGET DIVISION MGR|
|Performs highly responsible budget management/analysis and supervisory work assisting the Chief Financial Officer and other departments/offices in the development, preparation, approval, implementation, control, and adjustment of budgets of City departments and agencies under the jurisdiction of the City Council. Work involves the review and analysis of economic, social, political, and legal forces that affect the demand for government services, and the availability of financial resources that limit the ability of government to satisfy public and legal demands for service. Duties also include planning, assigning, and reviewing the work of staff assigned to performance management, conducting special complex assignments, and investigating and defining problems related to new programs. Assignments are performed with considerable independence, requiring the exercise of discretion, sound judgment, initiative, and responsibility. Performance requires a significant cooperative effort with the Controller, Treasurer, and Capital Investment Division Manager. Work is reviewed by the Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Financial Officer through conferences, observation, and analysis of results, reports, and recommendations.|
|Plan, organize, and direct the work of a staff of professional, paraprofessional and clerical employees engaged in the development of the City's operating budget, including the preparation of forecasts.
Supervise preparation of all budget reports, documents, and statements in compliance with legal requirements and regulatory mandates.
Analyze factors that affect public demand for service and the organizational and fiscal capacity of the City to provide those services, including revenue analysis and revenue projection.
Develop and recommend policies, methods, procedures, and process improvements for ensuring compliance with the City's approved budget.
Administer and enforce City policies and procedures.
Conduct studies of departmental organizations, management, staffing utilization, and procedures, including the analysis of performance data.
Research industry best practices, advocate process improvement, and lead implementation of findings.
Provide technical assistance to managerial and professional employees in the Department of Finance.
Analyze and interpret complex local, state, and federal guidelines, rules, and laws.
Negotiate terms and conditions to contracts and agreements.
Provide financial expertise to other City departments and the City Council through presentation of information in informal settings and at public meetings, including testimony at City Council hearings.
Represent the Chief Financial Officer at meetings and on special projects.
Serve on various committees as specified in City policy and/or at the direction of the Mayor or the Mayor's designee.
Perform other duties as assigned.
|Knowledge of budgetary best practices.
Knowledge of understanding of governmental Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Knowledge of investment principles and practices, debt administration, and effective cash management.
Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures, technology used to develop financial projections and for budget development, and integrated financial systems.
Knowledge of modern management practices, procedures, theories, and organizational analysis.
Knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations applicable to municipal governmental accounting, debt issuance, treasury management, pensions, and budgeting.
Skill in the preparation and monitoring of large, complex operational and capital improvement budgets.
Ability to analyze and interpret financial records and to prepare accurate and complete statements, summaries, and reports in compliance with regulatory oversight requirements.
Ability to prepare timely oral and written reports and impart them effectively to a variety of audience levels.
Ability to lead, motivate, and challenge employees.
Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with elected City Officials, executive management, other City employees, vendors, customers, other governmental agencies, and the general public.
High level of energy and enthusiasm for accomplishing organizational goals with the ability to function collegially in a team environment.
|Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, economics, or a closely related field required; Master's Degree in business/public administration, finance, or economics with five (5) years of professional supervisory and management experience in budget and debt management operations required. Governmental budget experience is highly preferred. Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO), and Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) accreditations are preferred. Experience as a budget reviewer for the GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award program is preferred.