Budget Management Analyst II

Location
Alexandria, VA
Salary
$62,657.92 - $82,045.86 Annually
Posted
Mar 20, 2019
Closes
Apr 03, 2019
Ref
2019-00252
Function
Accountant, Finance
Hours
Full Time

Budget Management Analyst II


The City of Alexandria is located in Northern Virginia and is bordered by the District of Columbia (Potomac River), Arlington and Fairfax counties. With a population of approximately 150,000 and a land area of 15.75 square miles, Alexandria is the seventh largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Alexandria has a charming waterfront and is a unique and historic place to live and work. About one-quarter of the City's square miles have been designated as a national or local historic district. We proudly embrace our rich history and seize the endless opportunities that lie ahead. If you are interested in working for the vibrant City of Alexandria, we invite qualified candidates to apply for our Budget Management Analyst II (mid-level) position.
  
An Overview
The Budget Management Analyst II (Mid-level) position performs a wide variety of budget and management analysis work for their portfolio of departments and agencies.  The work performed is fast-paced and often time-sensitive.  A significant aspect of the work involves producing annual operating and capital budget documents.
 
What You Should Bring
The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills, possess outstanding multi-tasking abilities and bring a variety of technology related talents (ERP experience, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint).  Previous work with budgeting and analysis is preferred.
 
The Opportunity

  • Assists departments in developing budgets, and reviews departmental budget submissions;
  • Monitors departmental operating budget expenditures to include expenditure and revenue projections;
  • Writes, develops, recommends and interprets financial policies;
  • Prepares summaries, analysis and recommendations on budgetary requests and programs;
  • Analyzes and recommends reductions, increases and alternative methods for meeting departmental and budget goals;
  • Researches and writes memoranda and management analysis regarding policies, procedures, budget items and capital improvement projects as directed, and prepares charts, graphs and statistical tables to aid in the presentation and consideration of the budget and programs;
  • Makes detailed projections and analysis of City revenues/expenditures and monitors revenue and expenditure trends for budget and cash flow impact;
  • Attends City Council work sessions and public meetings, as needed, to answer questions and justify recommendations;
  • Answers procedure and policy questions from departments;
  • Uses intermediate and/or advanced features of Microsoft products, such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel and SharePoint;
  • Participates and assists in the design, implementation, and installation of new and revised programs, systems, procedures, methods of operation, and forms;
  • Reviews and monitors federal and state grant funds;
  • Provides leadership, training and direction to less experienced analysts; and
  • Performs related duties as required.

About the Department
The Office of Management & Budget (OMB) prepares and implements the annual operating budget and capital improvement program and performs on-going fiscal and management analyses of City programs while conducting research and analysis in such areas as improving operational efficiency and cost effectiveness, performance measures, organizational structure and processes, and the acquisition and use of state and federal resources. The office comprises of 10 staff and has an annual operating budget of $1.3 million.

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