Senior Management Analyst

Department/Agency of position: 
Valley Metro Finance and Procurement Department
Location of position: 
Phoenix, AZ
Wage/Salary: 
$61,014.00 – $91,521.00
Date Posted: 
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Closing Date: 
Friday, August 23, 2019
Job Description: 

SUMMARY: The Senior Management Analyst is the second level in a two level Management Analyst series. Positions perform the most complex professional work in support of management services. Typical duties might include: managing financial models and projects; coordinating, preparing, and administering capital programs; preparing and forecasting budgets; conducting complex cost analyses; monitoring grants; preparing recommendations; and, representing regional interests. This position will be assigned primarily to the Transit Life Cycle Program.

The Senior Management Analyst shall contribute to team efforts and represents Agency core values in the performance of duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Management, Finance or a related field, and five (5) years of professional level experience in budgeting, accounting and project management or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties such as those listed above. Experience with Federal Transit Administration grant programs is desirable.

Valid Arizona Driver's License. Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon the results of a background check.

Knowledge and Skills: Knowledge of: Grant management principles and methods; Budgeting principles; Project management principles and practices; Database systems; Research and statistical methods; Public relations principles; Analytical methods; Report writing techniques; Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, and statutes.

Skill in: Using computers and related software applications; MS Excel expert level user; MS Access intermediate level user; Assisting in the development, administration, and monitoring of project budgets; Analyzing a variety of data and/or information and making recommendations based on findings; Conducting research; Writing reports; Proposing, writing, and/or setting up contracts, agreements, and/or grants; Establishing and monitoring timelines; Monitoring compliance with applicable governmental regulations; Managing and tracking projects; Interpreting and applying program/project requirements; Collecting, compiling, analyzing, organizing, and presenting data.