Budget Analyst OR Senior Budget Analyst, Waco, Texas

Created 11/25/2022
Reference 580638
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Texas
City Waco
Zip 76701
Summary

WHY WORK FOR WACO:

  • Make a difference in the lives of real people every day
  • 37 days of sick, vacation, and holiday time in the 1st year of employment
  • Onsite fitness centers and overall employee well-being programs
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Be part of a high performing team
  • Diverse community
  • Company culture of equity and inclusion, serves with integrity, invests in people, provides excellent and innovative services, and focuses on teamwork


Primary Duties

Starting Salary and Position Offered will Depend on Qualifications:
Budget Analyst: $55,800 - $ 89,100
Senior Budget Analyst: $61,520 - $98,250
This position will have the ability to work hybrid or onsite.

Budget Analyst:

Under basic supervision, prepares and analyzes City's budgets; consolidates, refines and organizes data and monitors expenditures and technical transactions.
Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Prepares annual operating and capital budgets; consolidates department budgets.
  • Assists departments with budget development and management.
  • Examines budget proposals for completeness, accuracy and compliance to standards.
  • Prepares status and summary reports and effectively communicates financial issues.
  • Researches Budget issues and evaluates and analyzes financial data and trends.
  • Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information.
  • Performs other related and assigned duties as required.
  • May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City wide emergency.
  • Driving is an essential function of the job.

Senior Budget Analyst:

Under basic supervision, assists in the development of the annual operating budget and capital budgets, serves as a budget liaison to assigned departments, and prepares and presents highly complex financial and statistical analyses in support of capital planning and other budget-related programs.
  • Coordinate and monitor the setup of funding and expenditure strings for operating and capital projects in Munis.
  • Assist Grant Administrator with budget preparation, monitoring, and reconciliation of local, state, and federal grant administration in grant master, project ledger, and general ledger.
  • Serve as liaison with assigned departments in coordinating the preparation and development of the Annual Operating and Capital Budget. Assist departments with day-to-day budget issues.
  • Prepare the annual Operating Budget Documents (Draft, Proposed, and Adopted).
  • Assist in developing and monitoring strategic plan goals, strategies, and performance measures. Integrates the strategic plan into the budget process.
  • Develops comparative statistics and graphic depiction of trends, financial and statistical analysis, benchmarking surveys, and performance measurement for assigned departments.
  • Constructs and updates sophisticated financial and statistical models.
  • Process budget transfers in Munis for Finance and Non-Departmental organizations.
  • Monitors current year budgets and conducts trend analysis.
  • Completes major and minor analyses and case studies suggested by the City Manager's Office and the Budget Manager.
  • Process quarterly and annual local, state, and federal government surveys.
  • Examines budget proposals for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with standards.
  • Prepares status and summary reports and effectively communicates financial issues.
  • Researches Budget issues and evaluates and analyzes financial data and trends.
  • Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information.
  • Performs other related and assigned duties as required.
  • May be required to respond after-hours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency.
  • Driving is essential.


Qualifications

Budget Analyst:
Required:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Two year's of experience in government accounting and budgeting.
  • OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License.

Senior Budget Analyst:

Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • AND Four years of experience in government accounting and budgeting;
  • OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License.


Physical Demands

Sedentary Work:
  • Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.


EEO Statement
The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

Closing Date/Time:
Employer CITY OF WACO, TEXAS

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