The Senior Budget Manager provides an organization-wide focus on sources of revenue and the allocation of resources across all City functions based on community priorities and values. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Finance, the Senior Budget Manager manages the annual budget process for the City of Boulder and effectively leads the central budget team consisting of two Senior Budget Analysts and a Budget Analyst.
The Senior Budget Manager advises the Chief Financial Officer, Assistant Director of Finance, and the Executive Budget Team (EBT) on policy issues with a budgetary impact. This position also provides policy guidance and technical advice to Departments on budget submissions, supplemental budget requests, and budgetary analysis developing options, suggestions, and recommendations. The Senior Budget Manager conducts a variety of fiscal and revenue studies, including fiscal impact, cost-benefit, and financial feasibility analyses for implementation into the budget process. This person also provides additional support to the Chief Financial Officer and City Manager with specific data requests, analytical study requests, policy reviews, and studies of best practices.
The Senior Budget Manager plans, manages, and coordinates long-term financial planning services. This person prepares multi-year forecasts of revenues and expenditures and prepares and updates the City’s long-range financial plan. The Senior Budget Manager directs the full-cost allocation process by approving the annual calendar for the project and providing educational information on the cost allocation plan. In addition, the Senior Budget Manager monitors and analyzes monthly operating and capital budgets and collaborates with the accounting and financial reporting division when conducting reviews of accounting issues or concerns regarding internal controls.