Budget Director

Budget Director
Marin County Administrator's Office
 San Rafael, California
Job Description

Budget Director
County Administrator's Office
Marin County
San Rafael, California
$160,597 - $195,208 Annually, DOQ

At the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do and they are proud to tell people “I work for the County of Marin.” Discover more about us, our values and our organizational culture here: https://www.hr.marincounty.org/.

The Budget Director is responsible for overall leadership, coordination and management of the County’s $700 million annual budget preparation, implementation and fiscal projections. Overseeing a talented and high functioning team of analysts and project managers, the Budget Director leads relationships between the County Administrator’s Office and various Department leadership and fiscal staff on all budgetary matters. The Budget Director is an integral part of the Office’s executive leadership team shaping Department and Countywide strategies, initiatives, and leading fiscal policy decisions with the County Administrator and Board of Supervisors.

The ideal candidate has successfully led the preparation and adoption of a county or municipal budget, with significant experience in complex budget analysis, revenue and expenditure projection, as well as government finance. The work of this position is highly complex, and the ideal candidate is politically astute, detail-oriented, conscientious, and a hands-on leader. Candidates must exhibit excellent communication and presentation skills and have a track record of collaborative leadership.

The candidate has demonstrated experience in implementing an effective and useful performance management and measurement system that has informed budget decisions and allocations. The candidate has demonstrated high levels of emotional intelligence, is a collaborative and progressive leader who maintains positive relationships with peers, department heads, elected officials and constituents. In addition, the ideal candidate is proven to be adaptable, energetic and a creative problem solver who can balance a broad array of unique challenges within a fast-paced and exciting environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Any combination of education and experience that would provide the knowledge and skills listed. Typically, equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in business or public administration, public policy or a field related to the work and four years of experience in performing professional-level budgetary analysis in a public and/or governmental agency. A master's degree in business, public administration or related field is highly desirable.

Filing Deadline:

This recruitment will close on Thursday, December 8, 2022, at 4:00 PM PST. Apply online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/marincounty/jobs/3795090/budget-director or visit www.marincounty.org/jobs. If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Angie Fong at (415) 473 6109 or ALFong@marincounty.org. EEO/TTY