|BUDGET ANALYST IV|
|Middle Management/Professional/NM AD|
|Professional budget and management analysis work which will include periodic supervision of the work or lower level budget analysts. 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 consistent with approved program objectives. Departmental assignments will be of the most complex nature and high-visibility, and will involve internal service, special revenue and enterprise funds. This position is also expected to work on the City's financial forecast and revenue projections. 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 budget 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.
Develop and maintain the City's financial forecasting model, including recommending and implementing enhancements.
Monitor revenue collections in the current fiscal year and develop revenue projections for future years.
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.
Knowledge of laws and regulations related to the City's ability to assess and collect revenue from all available sources, including underling assumptions for use in developing a forecast.
Ability to use a personal computer and proficiency with desktop and mainframe financial software packages, including the use of modeling software.
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 Public Administration, Business Administration or related field with four (4) or more years experience in performance measurement, management, accounting, finance, data collection and analysis or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Master's degree in Accounting or Finance preferred.