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Management Analyst II

Augusta-Richmond County Government

Posted: Jul. 16, 2018

End Date: Dec. 16, 2018


SALARY: $51,371.00 Annually 
OPENING DATE: 07/13/18
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION:
Under general direction of the Deputy Director, Finance, the Management Analyst will analyze situations, develop solutions and recommend action by performing a variety of professional, technical, and analytical tasks related to monitoring, mining, analyzing and interpreting data, departmental operations analysis, review and analysis of policies, protocols, procedures, and related performance metrics.  In addition to assisting with the evaluation of major contracts to determine the cost effectiveness of in-house versus contract service delivery, the position will make recommendations to improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness, and perform various other projects relating to finance and budget as assigned.  This position will be required to work in an environment which requires creative thinking and is required to develop solutions which may be unique and not follow a set of established outcomes.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Performs a variety of professional, technical, and analytical duties related to identifying alternative solutions, recommending alternative courses of action, monitoring, mining, analyzing and interpreting data: departmental operations analysis, review and analysis of policies, protocols, procedures, and related performance metrics.  Proposes and defends to Senior Management a best approach
  • Assists with the evaluation of major contracts to help determine the cost effectiveness of in-house versus contract service delivery.  Analyzes and recommends changes to those contracts.  Reviews and approves accuracy of contracts and prepares reports justifying modifications
  • Conducts administrative studies and cost benefit analysis, prepares reports, and makes recommendations to improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Participates in annual budget analysis and preparation
  • Prepares and presents detailed and comprehensive reports to a variety of audiences
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature as assigned by the Administrator or Finance Director or Deputy Director

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Education:  Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or economics from an accredited college or university
 
Experience:  Ten (10) years of increasingly responsible research and analytical experience in finance or related field, five (5) of which involved full-time experience in budget analysis, finance, economics, management analysis or governmental accounting. Municipal experience preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 
  • Highly qualified candidates will have knowledge and experience in a majority of the following areas:  research and analysis, statistics, cost analysis, forecasting, report preparation and presentation, budgeting and economic forecasting, financial lean management or Six Sigma and other data analysis
  • Highly skilled in utilizing relevant computer programs to develop and present reports and data
  • Outstanding analytical skills
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written, and ability to clearly and convincingly presents facts, findings and recommendations
  • Strong interpersonal skills


Certification: CPA, CPFO, or CGFM preferred

Licensing:  Possession of a valid driver's license with good driving history.  If State license is other than Georgia or South Carolina, applicant must obtain a license in Georgia or South Carolina within 30 days of employment. *This position requires driving a county vehicle*


OTHER:
Physical Requirements:
Depending upon area of assignment:
Positions in this class typically require: walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Work is performed primarily in an office setting.

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

Disclaimer:  The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.


*To view the full position announcement and apply for this position, please visit https://agency.governmentjobs.com//augustaga/default.cfm and search for Management Analyst II*