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Senior Budget Analyst

City of Savannah

Posted: Jul. 2, 2019

End Date: Jul. 16, 2019

Senior Budget Analyst

Salary: $49,154.00 Annually

Closing Date: Tue. 07/16/19 11:59 PM Eastern Time


This position performs advanced analytical work in identifying, defining, analyzing and recommending solutions to a variety of management, organization and/or budgetary issues of municipal operations.


Essential Job Functions


Participates in all phases of budget preparation; reviews and analyzes departmental budget requests; makes expenditure recommendations; confirms organizational charts and personnel schedules; conducts site visits; assists in the preparation of mission statements, goals, objectives and service levels; prepares assigned components of budget document.
May meet with department personnel to discuss budget issues; review fee increases and develop revenue projections; calculate cost allocations of service levels, update summary sections of budget document as directed, and assist with development of presentations.
May develop and monitor contracts and may provide analytical review of associated programs, project goals and objectives for compliance.
Designs, prepares and presents advanced data in a coherent oral, written or graphic manner; may perform analysis using computer software applications.
Monitors assigned departmental budgets throughout the year; participates in and may coordinate preparation of status reports; reviews, investigates and approves budget related forms; prepares correspondence pertaining to budgetary matters.
Assist with various aspects of development of the capital improvement program budget process.
Updates short-range and long-range financial/management plans.
Coordinates a team conducting studies for management that may include, but are not limited to, cost/benefit analysis, performance assessment, and statistical analysis.
Monitors grant funded programs and outside agency agreements; assist with analytical review of grant funded programs/agencies and associated goals and objectives as directed.
Coordinates specific aspects of disaster preparedness record keeping as assigned.
Participates in meetings and conferences to explain findings.
Performs other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications


Master's Degree in Accounting, Business, Public Administration or Finance; with three years of experience in local government budget analysis; public/business management, or management systems analysis, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. May require the ability to conduct field investigations. A valid driver's license is required.

Work Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm ; Work Location: 1375 Chatham Pkwy

Additional Information
Background investigation, including supervised drug screen, post offer/pre-employment medical screen; and verification of education, certifications, and licenses required prior to employment.