Alameda County Waste Management Authority (aka StopWaste) has an opening for a Management Analyst I in the finance unit. This is a rewarding and challenging position within the Agency. Under the direction of the Financial Services Manager, this position is responsible for a variety of financial analyses and calculations, conducting studies, and assisting with special projects specifically as it relates to finance, budgeting and fiscal forecasting. The ideal candidate will not only possess strong technical skills, but will provide high level support to the Agency’s programmatic staff and have a commitment to the mission of the Agency and work well in a team based organizational setting.
Job Description: This is a professional classification responsible for performing analytical work in support of Agency functions, programs, goals and objectives. Assignments are typically received in general terms, and incumbents are expected to act independently in selecting study approaches and analytical techniques. Assigned projects will typically include financial and statistical analysis, policy and procedure development, budget development including labor rate calculations, various reconciliations, assistance with long term financial planning and multi-year fiscal forecasts, and related work as required.
About the Agency StopWaste is a public agency responsible for increasing recycling and reducing waste in Alameda County. This goal is accomplished through projects at home, at work and at school. StopWaste is governed by three Boards: the Alameda County Waste Management Authority, the Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board and the Energy Council. Staff are employees of the Alameda County Waste Management Authority. For more information please go to www.StopWaste.org.
Example of Duties: ➢ Plans, organizes and conducts administrative, management and program analyses, studies and research projects including those regarding program or project budgets, finance and operating issues. ➢ Performs a variety of administration functions, including grants administration. ➢ Provides technical assistance to management by conducting research and drafting documents and materials for management review; develops data-collection tools, including surveys and questionnaires; analyzes program and operational data and develops recommendations to improve program outcomes, productivity and effectiveness. ➢ Participates in the development and implementation of new systems, methods and procedures; monitors program/project progress in meeting goals and objectives; conducts updates with program and management staff to inform and advise on project progress; makes necessary adjustments. ➢ Participates in budget development and administration for assigned areas of responsibility; prepares reports and analyses related to impact of budgetary decisions including calculating labor rates and preparing revenue estimates; assists in the preparation of multi-year financial forecasts; maintains related computer applications; tracks and monitors budget expenditures. ➢ Assists the Financial Services Manager and the Accountant with various reconciliations including bank reconciliations and quarterly cash reports. ➢ Uploads and analyzes disposal information and analyzes tonnage trends. Prepares monthly tonnage reports along with projections for management review. ➢ Assist with analyzing tonnage information for fee enforcement purposes. ➢ Assist with preparing grant applications; monitors grant tracking and expenditures to ensure compliance with grant contractual obligations; submits required reports. ➢ Attends and participates in professional meetings/seminars, and stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of public sector finance. ➢ Monitors changes in laws, regulations and technology in assigned areas, and implements policy and procedural changes as required. ➢ Provides technical assistance to Agency staff, boards and committees. ➢ Builds and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, other Agency employees, the Board of Directors, and the public. ➢ Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Proficiency with Excel and financial software applications required (familiarity with the MUNIS financial system is a plus). Other requirements include ability to organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner, meet critical time deadlines and perform mathematical calculations with speed and accuracy.
Education/Training: Any combination of experience and education/training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in finance, accounting, business or public administration or a related field, and two years of increasingly responsible experience performing administrative program support, budget and finance administration, grants management or similar responsibilities involving analysis and development of reports, presentations and other written materials.
Application Procedure: Please email the following documents to firstname.lastname@example.org and include the position title “Management Analyst I” in your cover letter and email subject line. • Cover Letter referencing the position title • StopWaste Application • Resume The required application can be downloaded at www.stopwaste.org/job-application. Application packets may also be dropped off or mailed to the StopWaste office: StopWaste ATTN: Pat Cabrera, Administrative Services Director 1537 Webster St. Oakland, CA 94612
Deadline for the receipt of applications is 5:00 p.m. Friday, June 29, 2018.