Job Description

Overall Job Objective

POSITION SUMMARY

Provides complex and technical support to the Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Director of Finance in the day-to-day operational activities of the City’s Finance Department. The Senior Management Analyst performs a wide variety of administrative and analytical duties, including program and project evaluation, assisting with budget development, data analysis, report writing, policies and procedures recommendations, and ensuring compliance with policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assists management with budget development and preparation
    1. Prepares, analyzes, reviews, evaluates, and monitors citywide and multiple departmental budgets
    2. Provides technical assistance to departments engaged in budget preparation by explaining financial policies, procedures, and processes and assists departments in the proper use of the automated budget system
    3. Posts the new annual budget to the financial system
    4. Attends budget meetings, collects data, and performs financial analysis 
    5. Analyses actual financial results compared to budget and compared to projections
    6. Coordinates special projects related to financial services such as water and wastewater study, property tax analysis, user fee analysis, and revenue forecasting
    7. Performs technical activities, such as monthly and quarterly financial reports, sales tax monthly analysis, and water and wastewater rate analysis and reporting
    8. Participates in the annual audit
      1. Prepares, researches, and compiles information for auditors
      2. Maintains files and records for the audit, account reconciliations, and preparing reports and collects statistical data used in the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report
      3. Assists with the City's utility billing fund (water, wastewater, solid waste, etc.) to ensure the rate-setting process
      4. Supports the contract and purchasing function
      5. Provides information and assistance to other departments regarding accounting practices, policies, and procedures related to areas of responsibility
      6. Attends and participates in all mandated trainings, work groups, and staff development and training activities to enhance skills and develop professional knowledge
      7. Performs other duties as assigned

      REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

      • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a closely related field from an accredited college or university
      • Four (4) years of increasingly responsible professional administrative and analytical experience, including experience in budget, strategic planning, policy analysis, and organizational development
      • Advanced experience or training in personal computer use with Microsoft Office software

      LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

      • Valid Driver’s License
        • Reliable transportation and liability insurance
      • Appointment will be conditional upon successful completion of the following pre-employment checks:
        • Criminal background check
        • Controlled substance screening

       

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