Budget Analyst (Management Analyst II)

Department/Agency of position: 
City of National City Human Resources Department
Location of position: 
National City, CA
$3,542.31 – $7,006.85 Monthly
Date Posted: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Closing Date: 
Saturday, December 9, 2017
Job Description: 

The current vacancy is in the Finance Department working primarily in the areas of development of the City's annual operating and capital budget; long-term financial forecasting; budget monitoring, analysis, and reporting; cost-benefit analysis; estimation of collective bargaining proposal costs; administration of the City's enterprise resource planning (financial) system; and performing related work as required.

This list may also be used to fill future vacancies as a Management Analyst II in other City departments. As such, the City seeks candidates with a broad range of professional analytical experience including but not limited to fiscal analysis, general program management, and policy development.

Key Responsibilities The following duties and responsibilities are representative of those typically performed by positions assigned to this classification. Any single position may not perform all of these duties and/or may perform similar related tasks not listed here. •Provides administrative support functions for assigned programs, including budgeting and financial tracking. •Collects, compiles, and analyzes information from various sources on a variety of specialized topics related to programs administered. •Assists in designing, coordinating, and implementing projects and programs as assigned. •Conducts surveys and performs research and statistical analysis on issues as assigned. •Provides information and assistance to the public. •Prepares correspondence, memos, policies and procedures, agreements, grant applications, and other materials. •Assists with the preparation of the annual budgets. •Assists with contract administration. •Represents the City in community and professional meetings. •Serves as member, liaison, or staff to boards, commissions, agencies, and various intradepartmental committees as assigned. •Participates or takes a lead role in the development of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the department. •Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications •Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration, or related field from an accredited college or university; and •At least two (2) years of full-time experience performing professional-level administrative/analytic duties. •A master's degree in a relevant field is highly desirable and may substitute for up to one (1) year of full-time experience.

Knowledge and Skills in: Principles and techniques of administration, organization and operation of municipal government and the principles, practices and methods used in the conduct of municipal government; report preparation, information analysis and management audit techniques; and methods of research and analysis.

Ability to: Operate software applications such as word processing, including excel spreadsheet, database management, and graphics presentation; work independently to analyze problems and implement solutions; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; understand and follow oral and written instructions; establish and maintain effective working relations; exercise flexibility and creativity in response to changing needs of the department; research and analyze problems and prepare recommendations on a variety of issues; properly interpret and make decisions in accordance with laws, regulations, and policies; prepare clear and concise oral and written reports, both narrative and statistical.

License Requirement: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver's License or other means that would allow for the ability to commute to meetings, conduct site visits, and attend other special events throughout the county.

Examination Process

Based upon a review of applications received, those applicants who best meet the requirements indicated above will be invited to continue in the selection process. A short list of the most qualified candidates will be forwarded to the hiring department for consideration.