Budget Analyst

Budget Analyst
City of Chesapeake Budget Department
 Chesapeake, Virginia
Job Description

Do you want to work for the best run City in Virginia? If you are detail-oriented, have a passion for data analysis or public policy and are known for your outstanding analytical and customer services skills, we would love for you to apply for an opening in our Budget Department! The City of Chesapeake is seeking applications for the position of Budget Analyst. While experience in local government budgeting is preferred, this position is also open to early-career candidates. The ideal candidate demonstrates intellectual curiosity and is willing to work independently to find solutions to complex problems.

The Analyst will join a talented and innovative Budget staff in a City with a reputation for being stable and well-managed. The Budget Department supports over 40 City departments to develop an annual operating budget and CIP which in total exceed $2 billion. The Analyst would have an opportunity to forge relationships with a portfolio of assigned departments and make recommendations based on analysis to City leadership.

Requires a bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, economics, public finance or a related field. Requires a minimum of two years of related, full-time equivalent experience. Master’s degree in a related field is desirable.

Hiring salary $57K to $76K DOQ/E.

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To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter and resume. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.

Position is open until filled; first review of application is June 26, 2024.