Provides guidance and analytical assistance in the development, presentation and publication of the City's budget. Performs financial and technical research related to the City's budget and finances, including services analysis, cost and revenue studies, performance analysis, financial forecasting, and special projects. Assists in developing and administering policies and procedures. Works with City departments to develop budgets and advises departments on analyzing and resolving budget issues in a manner consistent with the overall priorities of the City. Spends significant time on a wide variety of special projects and analysis in support of the organization, with minimal supervision. Conducts operational reviews designed to identify efficiencies, improve processes, and maximize City resources. Works independently and exercises considerable initiative and judgment.