The Senior Executive Analyst (SEA) is a manager level classification and plays a critical role in developing Analysts and guiding them with their assignments. The SEA position is distinguished from a Budget Analyst position primarily by the scope and complexity of their assignments, the supervisory role they play, and the ability to independently perform their work. The incumbent will be responsible for operating and/or capital budgetary analysis assignments for a City Service Area (CSA) and several City departments, including assisting their assigned CSA/departments in developing and monitoring their operating/capital budgets; analysis of revenues and expenditures; coordination and presentation of budget information to the City Manager; preparation of the City's annual Operating and/or Capital Budgets; review of budget-related departmental requests; collaboration with departments to resolve budgetary issues; review of City Council memoranda for budget implications and appropriate budget language, conducting research on budget and policy-related matters; and special projects as assigned. During critical times of the year, you will be expected to work overtime, both weeknights and weekends, for the preparation and release of several key budget documents.
This is an exciting opportunity for individuals with a passion for budgeting in the public sector. The ideal candidate is self-directed, organized, dependable, flexible and detail-oriented, with the ability to conduct complex, sensitive and visible assignments. In addition, he/she is a skilled communicator in both written and verbal formats with an ability to maintain the successful, collaborative and constructive working relationships necessary to succeed in the City Manager’s Office. The successful candidate demonstrates individual leadership through strategic planning and analysis, continuous improvement, and collaboration. Finally, the ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, looking to grow and excel, thrive in a team environment, and be invested in San Jose’s future.