Lead Analyst

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Gainesville Police Department
Location of position: 
Gainesville, FL
$62,393 – $93,185
Date Posted: 
Monday, February 19, 2018
Closing Date: 
Sunday, March 18, 2018
Job Description: 

The Gainesville Police Department currently has an opening for an Analyst, Lead to perform professional advanced level, analytical activities of significant complexity within the Police Department.

To be considered for this position you must possess: a Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, public administration, finance, accounting or a related field as required by the hiring department, and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in financial, operational or marketing analysis,

or eight (8) years of progressively responsible related analytical experience (with no degree), or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

A typical day might consist of: Preparing financial and operating reports of significant complexity, including, quarterly summaries, forecasts and organizational analysis; performing highly specialized research projects; taking the lead on major projects or programs while assuming complete responsibility for results; assisting in the preparation and monitoring of departmental budgets; assisting departments in their day-to-day financial needs. There may be a supervisory component to this position.

The ideal candidate will have: thorough knowledge of financial, statistical, economic, utility or marketing analysis; the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, thorough knowledge of governmental accounting; experience with developing and monitoring budgets for a complex department; experience fulfilling grant requirements; working knowledge of computers and relevant software and the ability to apply this knowledge in performing computations and analyses; ability to work effectively with elected officials, charter officers, department heads, representatives of other agencies, other City employees and the general public.

**May fill multiple positions **May underfill

Certifications/Licenses A valid Florida Driver License is required

For more information and to apply, please visit our Career Opportunities page. AA/DFWP/EOE/VP