This classification conducts analyzes, develops, administers, and reports the City’s operating budget.
Duties and Responsibilities
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.
Oversees management of the City budget; advises Chief Financial Officer and other City officials on status of revenues and expenditures; conducts regular projections and issues reports to City officials;
Reviews financial analysis prepared by staff; assists with complex/problem situations and provides technical expertise; prepares quarterly analysis of City budget; and issues reports on findings to City officials.
Oversees preparation of annual budget and its presentation; develops and approves format and content to be provided in budget documents; attends City Council meetings and develops complex computations to balance the budget.
Processes, reviews and coordinates budget requests with department heads, appointing authorities and other officials; develops recommendations; assists departments with preparation of budget requests; reviews and analyzes revenue projections; prepares and oversees the preparation of revenue estimates; attends budget workshops with Council; and provides technical and analytical support as needed.
Directs preparation of annual budget book; assists in determination of annual target budget amount for each department; prepares forms and other related documents needed by departments to complete their annual budget; coordinates training for departments on the use of financial applications to do the budget; prepares timetables for annual adoption of budget process; conducts departmental and public hearings on budget; and issues necessary documents for each phase of budget process.
Performs other related duties as required.
Requires a Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or Public Administration supplemented by five (5) years of progressively responsible management experience in governmental budgeting, accounting, auditing and financial administration; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
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