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Sr. Budget Analyst

Category: Management
Description:
DESCRIPTION: THIS POSITION PROVIDES DIFFICULT TECHNICAL AND INTERMEDIATE PROFESSIONAL BUDGET, RESEARCH AND STRATEGIC PLAN ANALYSIS WORK RELATED TO THE PLANNING, BUDGETING, MONITORING AND EVALUATING THE CITY-WIDE GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS TO INCLUDE ALL OPERATING AND CAPITAL PROJECTS. WORK INCLUDES ANALYZING, REVIEWING AND MAKING PROFESSIONAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE ALLOCATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR CITY DEPARTMENTS AND OUTSIDE AGENCIES; PROVIDING FISCAL AND OPERATIONAL OVERSIGHT THROUGHOUT THE YEAR, PROVIDING ADVICE ON ORGANIZATIONAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL PERFORMANCE AND PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENTS, DEVELOPING RELATED POLICIES AND PROCEDURES, ENSURING DEPARTMENTS COMPLY WITH CURRENT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES, BEING A SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT IN THE BUDGET FINANCIAL SYSTEM AND MAINTAINING THAT SYSTEM APPROPRIATELY; PROVIDING DIRECTION IN FINANCIAL AND STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, REVIEWING AND APPROVING DEPARTMENT CHANGES AND SUPPLEMENTAL, AND ACTING IN THE ABSENCE OF THE BUDGET DIRECTOR. RESPONSIBLE FOR PERFORMING IN A FUNCTIONAL EXPERT/TEAM LEADERSHIP ROLE IN FINANCIAL TRENDS AND FORECASTING . CANDIDATES SHOULD BE ABLE TO TRACK REVENUE OVER TIME TO DETERMINE THE DIRECTION OF THE TRENDS; GENERATE FINANCIAL/BUDGETING MODELS AND PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ACTIONS REQUIRED FOR BUDGETING AND COMPLIANCE; IDENTIFY ROOT CAUSES FOR CHANGES IDENTIFIED; GENERATE FORECAST REPORTS FOR COUNCIL AND BUDGET PUBLICATION; DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT, AND MAINTAIN ONGOING METRICS, REPORTS, ANALYSES, DASHBOARDS, AND OTHER DATA SOLUTIONS; POSITION HOURS ARE MONDAY-FRIDAY 8AM-5PM SEASONAL WORK HOURS FEBRUARY-MAY CAN REQUIRE LONGER WORKING HOURS FLEXIBLE/HYBRID SCHEDULE AVAILABLE REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: BACHELORS DEGREE OR HIGHER IN SOCIAL SCIENCE, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, PUBLIC POLICY, DATA ANALYTICS; BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, FINANCE/PAYROLL OR RELATED FIELD. EXPERIENCE: AT LEAST THREE (3) YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN GOVERNMENT BUDGET DEVELOPMENT WITHIN ENTIRE ORGANIZATION FUNCTION OR DEPARTMENT/AGENCY FUNCTION . OTHER REQUIREMENTS: VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE. PROFICIENT KNOWLEDGE OF MICROSOFT OFFICE PRODUCTS(EXCEL, WORD, AND POWERPOINT). APPLIED KNOWLEDGE OF FINANCIAL SYSTEMS NOTES: DRIVING & CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK REQUIRED. SELECTED CANDIDATE WILL ALSO BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE A POST-OFFER DRUG SCREEN. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: MASTER'S DEGREE OR HIGHER IN SOCIAL SCIENCE, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, DATA ANALYTICS; PUBLIC POLICY, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, FINANCE/PAYROLL OR RELATED FIELD. WORKED IN A GOVERNMENT BUDGET OFFICE HAVING PREPARED AN ORGANIZATIONAL-WIDE BUDGET FROM DEVELOPMENT STAGE TO ADOPTION FOR MORE THAN 5 YEARS. PROFICIENT IN MICROSOFT PRODUCTS TO DEVELOP FORECASTING TO INCLUDE POWER QUERY, POWER PIVOT, SLICERS, TREND ANALYSIS CERTIFIED IN MICROSOFT OFFICE SPECIFICALLY EXCEL FORMALS/MACROS. ABILITY TO HELP DEVELOP A STRATEGIC PLAN. KNOWLEDGE OF MUNIS FINANCIALS.
Employer: City of Wilmington
Expires: 9/24/2022
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