Senior Administrative Analyst (Budget Analyst)

Department/Agency of position: 
City & County of San Francisco Planning Department
Location of position: 
San Francisco, CA
Wage/Salary: 
$91,546 – $111,280/year
Date Posted: 
Monday, February 5, 2018
Closing Date: 
Monday, February 19, 2018
Job Description: 

Temporary Exempt (TEX), Full-Time. This position is exempt from Civil Service rules pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section 10.104 and serves at the discretion of the Appointing Officer. Appointee must participate and be successful in a Civil Service Examination process for this classification and be selected through an open competitive process in order to be considered for a permanent appointment.

The San Francisco Planning Department plays a central role in guiding the growth and development in our City. The Department works with other City agencies and the community to help achieve great planning for a great city.

This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic, inter-disciplinary, and innovative department and share in our vision to make San Francisco the world’s most livable urban place – environmentally, economically, socially and culturally.

For more information about CPC, visit http://sf-planning.org.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The 1823 Budget Analyst is the sole budget analyst for the Planning Department. Under general direction of the Finance Operations Manager, the Budget Analyst conducts analysis to support the budget development, maintenance, and administration of the Planning Department, including budget analysis and projections. The incumbent will work as part of the Finance Operations team and be assigned a suite of financial activities to support the entire Department.

The essential functions of this position include but are not limited to:

Developing, monitoring, and administering the annual budget, including various funding sources, specific project funding, interdepartmental services, and fixed assets and capital reporting; Assisting in writing and presenting budget reports and other responses to information requests; Performing analysis for budget development and resource planning; Reviewing and analyzing budget requests from internal staff and external parties; Performing analysis for budget administration and financial reporting; Performing financial analyses, including expenditure projections, throughout the fiscal year; Creating and reviewing purchase requisitions and orders for goods and professional services; Processing and reviewing department payments, reimbursement requests and work order requests from other City Agencies; Performing analysis for development of administrative, management, program and organizational policies and procedures; Performing fiscal year-end close financial activities; Using a variety of systems and programs to complete assigned work; And, performing other duties as needed.

The ideal candidate has strong organizational, work planning and prioritization skills. A successful candidate is detail-oriented, self-sufficient, resourceful, collaborative and decisive. To excel in this position, a candidate will possess strong analytical and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal as well as contributing to a collaborative and friendly environment. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to communicate professionally, respectfully, and effectively on departmental financial topics.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Possession of a graduate degree (Master's degree or higher) from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of full-time equivalent experience performing professional level analytical work as described in Note A: OR
  2. Possession of a graduate degree (Master's degree or higher) from an accredited college or university with major college coursework as described in Note B and two (2) years full-time equivalent experience performing professional level analytical work as described in Note A; OR
  3. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and four (4) years full-time equivalent experience performing professional level analytical work as described in Note A; OR
  4. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with major college coursework as described in Note B and three (3) years full-time equivalent performing professional level analytical work as described in Note A

SUBSTITUTION: Applicants may substitute up to 2 years of the required education with additional qualifying experience in budget analysis, financial analysis and reporting, legislative/policy analysis, or contract/grant administration. One year (2000 hours) of additional qualifying experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester units/45 quarter units.

Notes on Qualifying Experience and Education:

A. Qualifying professional-level analytical experience must be in one or more of the following functional areas: complex budget analysis, development and administration; complex financial/fiscal analysis and reporting; development of complex contracting systems and administration of competitive bid processes and complex contractual agreements; development and evaluation of complex management/administrative policy; complex grant administration and monitoring; complex program evaluation and planning; complex legislative analysis; complex economic analysis; or other functional areas related to the duties of positions in Class 1823, where the primary focus of the job is complex professional-level analysis for evaluation, recommendation, development and implementation of major programs and functions of department/organization. Analytical experience equivalent to the duties of Class 1822 is considered qualifying.

B. Coursework applicable to a baccalaureate or higher degree in specialized subject matter areas such as public or business administration, management, business law, contract law, public policy, urban studies, economics, statistical analysis, finance, accounting or other fields of study closely related to the essential functions of positions in Class 1823.

NOTE: Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

HOW TO APPLY: Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are being accepted through an online process. Visit: https://www.jobaps.com/SF/sup/BulPreview.asp?R1=TEX&R2=1823&R3=083960  to register an account and view this complete job announcement for application submission requirements.