Principal Budget Analyst

Department/Agency of position: 
County of Marin County Administrator's Office
Location of position: 
San Rafael, CA
$9,204 – $11,136 / Month – Cost of living increase anticipated 7/1/19
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Closing Date: 
Friday, March 29, 2019
Job Description: 

The Marin County Administrator’s Office is seeking a Principal Budget Analyst will perform a variety of high-level work related to County-wide fiscal oversight and countywide initiatives. This position will support the County’s centralized budget processes, reporting to the County’s experienced Budget Manager. Broader responsibilities may include independent management and coordination of initiatives related to performance management, program evaluation, legislative policy and/or countywide special projects.

This position will conduct the most complex and sensitive budget management analysis, and will assist the Budget Manager in planning, prioritizing, assigning and monitoring the work of analysts on the Budget and Management team. Coordination with other departments may include revenue forecasting; interdepartmental charges administration; capital project planning; and position budgeting. Additionally, the Principal Budget Analyst will represent the County and/or the County Administrator's Office in meetings and presentations to public and private groups and organizations, Department Heads, the Board of Supervisors, other boards and commissions, legislative hearings, and public meetings. The anticipated start date for this position is July 2019.

The highly qualified candidate will possess either an MPA or MBA and has experience developing and managing, or providing significant lead support to, a complex centralized budget process with multiple funding sources in a local government setting. The successful candidate is adept at using financial data systems, has experience building and analyzing large data sets, possesses excellent research and communication skills, and is capable of producing high-quality reports on a variety of fiscal and policy-related topics. The highly qualified candidate has experience with centralized position control; interdepartmental cost allocations; fund balance projections; and an accounting background to support annual financial reporting requirements. Experience implementing or administering organizational performance management or program evaluation at a lead level is also highly desirable.

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Filing Deadline: Friday, March 29th at 4:00pm. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County application and supplemental application form. Apply online at: For any questions, please contact the Marin County HR Dept at or call (415) 473-2126. EEO/TTY