The City of Bend is currently accepting applications for one (1) regular, full-time Budget & Financial Planning Manager in the Finance department. This is a non-represented and FLSA exempt (overtime ineligible) position.
To be considered for this position, applicants must have a complete application that includes all of the following items:
- The online application via NeoGov (access also available on City of Bend website under Human Resources/Job Openings)
- Attached formal Cover Letter (required)
- Attached formal Resume (required)
- Attached valid Credentials, Certifications and Licensing (if applicable)
- Applicants must provide certification that they are a veteran or disabled veteran to receive veteran's preference.
Applications received by Tuesday, August 2, 2022 (8/2/2022) at 12:00 pm (noon) PDT will receive preference for initial review, but position shall be Open Until Filled.
The City of Bend is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. At the City of Bend, we don't just accept differences; we value them. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and support the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAAA) and Oregon Equal Pay Act.
Reporting to an engaged Finance Director, this professional management position is responsible for development and management of the City’s budget, financial analyses and planning. This position plans, organizes and manages the budget and long-term financial planning processes for the City and the Bend Urban Renewal Agency, performs complex and technical analyses, financial projections and forecasts and works with all city departments to develop budgets in accordance with Oregon budget law. The City of Bend and Bend Urban Renewal Agency have a biennial budget over $900 million and approximately 765 FTE (Full-Time Employees). Competitive applicants should have proven ability to manage a complex budget of this size.
The ideal candidate will be a seasoned and insightful leader from a government financial industry (Oregon experience preferred) and is driven to meet the challenges of the position and to achieve the City’s mission. Preferred candidates will possess a combination of business acumen, political astuteness, facilitative and decision-making abilities as well as a customer service orientation. The position effectively manages work groups by inspiring, mentoring and advising subject matter expert staff members, facilitating goal accomplishment, and assessing performance of themselves and others to ensure success.
A proven track record of building trusting relationships is essential. The ideal candidate will be fully engaged, approachable and accessible to employees, departments and external stakeholders. They must have an optimistic outlook and the ability to problem solve and build consensus using effective communication.
This resourceful professional stays current with information, technology, trends, and developments in the budget and financial planning field and recommends and/or implements applicable and reasonable policy and process changes as a result of industry trends.