Budget Manager

Budget Manager
City of Roseville Finance Department
 Roseville, California
Job Description


The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the Regular and full-time position of Budget Manager in the Finance Department. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8 –5 pm; a flex schedule may be available.

The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.


The City of Roseville is committed to a diverse workforce. We are engaged in understanding the needs and backgrounds of our colleagues and those we serve. Our organization is unified in this commitment, as we believe this produces the best results for our community.

The City of Roseville (COR) incorporates the following Core Competencies as part of the City’s culture:

  • Focus on people: Develop and deliver service-oriented solutions that meet or exceed expectations.
  • Build trust: Ensure honesty and integrity to gain confidence and support of others.
  • Ensure accountability: Take responsibility for the outcomes of one’s own work and foster a sense of ownership in others.
  • Communicate effectively: Deliver clear, concise messages and actively listen to ideas and questions.
  • Collaborate inclusively: Build effective working partnerships, alliances, and teams.
  • Make quality decisions: Make sound, timely decisions and recommendations.
  • Be adaptable/agile: Change approach or methods to best fit the situation and effectively balance competing priorities.


To plan, organize, direct and coordinate the activities of the Budget Division within the Finance Department including citywide operating and capital improvement budget development, coordination, communication, training and quarterly and year-end reporting; to coordinate budget activities with other divisions and departments; and to provide highly complex staff assistance to the Assistant Finance Director.


  • Receives general direction from the Finance Director.
  • Exercises direct supervision over assigned professional staff; may exercise technical and functional supervision over support staff as appropriate.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop and implement Budget Division goals, objectives, policies and procedures.
  • Plan, organize and direct citywide budget activities including annual operating and capital improvement budget development, coordination communication, and training.
    Oversee quarterly and year-end budget monitoring and reporting.
  • Direct, oversee and participate in developing the Budget Division work plan and budget; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor workflow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures.
  • Oversee implementation of the approved budget.
  • Recommend the appointment of personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations;implement discipline procedures as required; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the department.
  • Prepare short and long-term budget forecasts and special budget analyses, as requested.
  • Review citywide budget adjustments, including transfers.
  • Oversee development and implementation of citywide cost allocation plan, indirect rates, and internal service fund rate model.
  • Represent the division and department to outside agencies and organizations; participate in outside community and professional groups and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary.
  • Research and prepare technical and administrative reports; prepare written correspondence; provide presentations to the City Council.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of governmental budget techniques and methods, including fund accounting.
  • Uses and applications of financial management software including enterprise resource planning systems.
  • Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution.
  • Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws.
  • Modern office procedures, computer equipment and software.
  • Principles and practices of organizational analysis and management.
  • Principles and practices of supervision, training and personnel management.

Ability to:

  • Organize and implement citywide budget activities.
  • On a continuous basis, analyze budget and technical reports; interpret and evaluate staff reports; know laws, regulations and codes; observe performance and evaluate staff; problem solve department related issues; remember various rules and procedures; explain and interpret policy.
  • On a continuous basis, sit at a desk and in meetings for long periods. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; lift or carry the weight of 10 pounds or less.
  • Perform complex work.
  • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations supporting goals.
  • Interpret and apply City and department policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Prepare and administer a budget.
  • Supervise, train, and evaluate personnel.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted during work.



  • Five years of increasingly responsible experience in governmental budget administration, including two years of supervisory responsibility.



  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university (major course work in finance, accounting, public administration, business administration, or a related field, is preferred).

License or Certificate:

  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license by date of appointment.