Senior Budget Analyst

Senior Budget Analyst
City of Pompano Beach Budget Office
 Pompano Beach, Florida
Job Description

Highly responsible professional and administrative work involving budget and management analysis, planning, and coordinating grant acquisition and development activities. Assists with the preparation of the citywide recommended and adopted operating and capital budgets. Analyzes and recommends department budget requests. Assists with the preparation of the Capital Replacement Plan, Capital Improvement Plan, and non-profit funding program. Assists in the reporting of the strategic plan initiatives and performance measures for the Budget Office. Develops presentations for City officials, advisory boards and public. Presents budget recommendations to the City Commission, boards, budget workshops and budget hearings, in the absence of the Budget Director. Monitors and oversees financial resources, periodically reports on findings and advises on improved financial transactions for the future. May include the development of models and systems to forecast revenues (inclusive of working with the Development Services Department to identify new construction projects in the queue and timing for making the Broward County Property Appraiser’s tax roll) and expenditures. Conducts studies, analyzes local and regional economic indices, performs various cost/benefit analyses on improving organizational efficiency and effectiveness. Evaluates the impact of Federal, State and Local legislative policies and reports on the potential impact on the City’s budget. Serves as liaison and technical resource for the Budget Office and citywide departments to ensure that the needs of departments are appropriately considered and represented in development of the budget. Supervises personnel; develops and conducts related training to build and maintain a culture of continuous process improvement. Produces financial reports, as necessary and complete special projects as assigned. Receives and responds to inquiries from City employees and the general public. Stays abreast of advancements and best practices in budgeting, including budgeting software usage and updates. Performs related work as assigned with minimal supervision. Performs related work as required.

Typical Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Finance, Accounting, with major course work in public administration, finance, or related field; experience in local government budget preparation, management analysis and/or social and human services including research, grant writing and project management experience. Master’s degree is preferred, with emphasis in public finance or related fields. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications. Knowledge of current budgetary techniques, concepts and procedures applicable to local government. Knowledge of governmental accounting practices and procedures and local government financial information systems. Knowledge of purchasing policies and procedures. Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures and of business English, spelling and commercial arithmetic. Knowledge of the general research, planning and grant writing principles and practices. Knowledge of the standard terminology, techniques, practices and presentation of data collection and basic statistical analyses. Knowledge of federal, state, local and foundation procedures and regulations. Ability to analyze budget requests in relationship to City fiscal policy and operational objectives. Ability to prepare budgetary and financial projections and reports. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to analyze and resolve complex fiscal, operational and policy problems. Skill in the operation of a personal computer. Physical abilities include seeing, reading, talking, hearing, handling or feeling objects and controls. Ability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment.

Supplemental Information

Work Days/Hours : Monday – Thursday, 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; off on Friday

Job Status : Full time

Position is open until filled.

The City of Pompano Beach welcomes everyone who would like to become a member of our team and who wants to “Do Good”. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, religion, genetic information, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identify, familial status, or other circumstances and characteristics protected by state or federal law. The City promotes diversity of culture, background, thought, and ideas. The City strives to make inclusion a part of everything we do and strives for a work environment that creates a sense of belonging for everyone.

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