Budget Analyst

Budget Analyst
City of Portland Finance Department
 Portland, Maine
Job Description

The City of Portland is seeking a Budget Analyst. This position assists the Finance Director and City Manager with preparation of the City of Portland annual operating budget, performs ongoing monitoring of the budget, prepares monthly financial status and trend analysis reports for the City budget, and together with a team of Department financial staff, assists with budget related inquiries and costing.

This exciting role provides an incredible opportunity for learning via exposure to every City Department, City expense, and City revenue. The Budget Analyst utilizes our financial accounting system, Munis, along with the Microsoft Office suite to perform their duties. Work may periodically include approval of budget adjustments, payments, grant accounting, researching and reconciling of records, and requires maintaining a customer service focused relationship with all City departments.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business strongly preferred.
  • Municipal budgeting and financial analysis experience strongly preferred, including budget preparation and monitoring.
  • High proficiency in personal computer use, including Microsoft Office is ideal.
  • Experience with Munis is a plus.
  • Excellent customer service skills are required as this position will work with a large team of Department financial, accounting and administrative employees for completion of duties.

Applications accepted until filled

Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check and credit check.

Salary & Benefits:

Full-Time (37.5 hrs.), Permanent, Non-Union position - Grade C44, FY25 Salary Range: $78,301.63 - $99,201.36

The City of Portland prides itself on its outstanding benefits and collegial and mission-driven work environment. City benefits include:

  • Thirteen paid holidays
  • Free employee health insurance with the completion of wellness incentives
  • Sick, vacation, and personal leave
  • Life, dental, vision and income protection insurances
  • Choice of retirement plans, including a pension plan
  • Use of City recreation facilities
  • Discount on professional development programs through USM and Thomas College

If you need assistance or accommodation in the application process, please contact Shae Gonzalez (City of Portland Recruiter) at sgonzalez@portlandmaine.gov or 207-874-8649

The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.

Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.