Job Details


Position Title:Budget Analyst II
Reference Number:18.007
Division:General Staffing
Contact Name:Human Resources
Contact Email:recruitment@roseville.ca.us
Contact Phone:916-774-5475
Contact Fax:916-774-5350
Position Description:SALARY: $6,468 to $8,668 monthly (26 pay periods annually)

FINAL FILING DATE: We are accepting the first 50 qualified applications or closing at 5 pm, August 25, 2017; whichever occurs first.


IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.


THE POSITION

The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the regular and full-time position of Budget Analyst II in the Finance Department. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8 am–5 pm; a flex schedule may be available.

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DEFINITION
To perform complex financial analysis related to preparing and monitoring the City-wide budget; to provide technical assistance to City departments as it relates to budget development and monitoring; and to research, analyze and review complex financial data.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the journey level class within the Budget Analyst series and is distinguished from the I level by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new, unusual or unique situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Receives direction from the Budget Manager.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Perform professional technical and analytical work in the areas of City-wide budget development, monitoring and implementation.
• Prepare fund summaries for use in preparation of the City’s annual budget, mid-year review, and year end summary; analyze and recommend budget funding levels and determine impact of programs, cost proposals, and related matters.
• Coordinate the City budget process, including preparation of the budget manual, development of schedules, worksheets and exhibits; monitor interdepartmental cost allocation and actual expenditures.
• Approve capital equipment purchases based on approved budget; review and authorize accounts payable entries.
• Coordinate with Finance Department staff and other City departments to ensure cost accounting and revenue collection systems are consistent with the approved budget; review accounting systems and procedures as related to area of program assignment and make recommendations for improvements and/or modifications.
• Create, manage, and maintain inter-fund loans; perform annual budgeting of interest payments and payoffs; post and create journal entries for loan transactions; process year end audit for deferred interest and deferred liability balances and postings.
• Maintain the City’s Program Performance Budget and Quarterly Program Reports; track and report on departments’ performance.
• Provide assistance and advice to City departments in resolving budgetary issues; train City staff on budgetary process; prepare and maintain mid-year and annual budget instructions.
• Maintain knowledge of current development and innovations in governmental financial management, including budget management and financial accounting systems.
• Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer services.
• Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

• Principles and practices of generally accepted accounting and reporting practices.
• Modern office equipment and methods including use of computer applications in word processing, spreadsheet, database, and graphic presentation.
• Automated accounting and information systems.
• Complex statistical research and analysis techniques.
• Principles and practices of budget development and financial accounting and reporting.
• Principles and practices of governmental accounting, auditing, and financial reporting including GASB.
• Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, rules and regulations, as related to area of assignment.

Ability to:

• Perform professional duties in the analysis of a variety of complex accounting and financial data.
• On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures.
• On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift or carry weight of 10 pounds or less.
• Learn pertinent local, State, and Federal laws, rules and regulations especially as related to accounting, auditing, and budgeting requirements.
• Apply accounting principles to the analysis of budgetary and accounting records; prepare financial statements and reports.
• Maintain confidentiality as necessary.
• Use automated accounting and information systems.
• Use a variety of personal computer applications in word processing, spreadsheet, database, and graphic presentation.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
• Independently perform professional duties related to the development and monitoring of the City-wide budget.
• Develop technical reports and presentations.
• Monitor assigned accounting and financial analysis activities ensuring compliance with local, State, and Federal requirements and professional standards.
• Train staff in budgetary principles, practices and procedures.

Experience and Training

Experience:

Two years of professional experience performing duties similar to that of a Budget Analyst I with the City of Roseville (performing complex financial analysis related to preparing and monitoring the City-wide budget; providing technical assistance to City departments as it relates to budget development and monitoring; and researching, analyzing and reviewing complex financial data).

Training:

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance or a related field.

License or Certificate

Possession of a valid California driver’s license by date of appointment.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE

1. Your responses to questions 2-6, the applicant’s education, training and experience, will be scored using a pre-determined formula. Your responses to these questions must be consistent with your employment application information. This experience must also be described in the “Work Experience" section of this application. Responses to the supplemental questionnaire that are inconsistent from your “Work Experience” section in the application will not be scored. I understand and agree with the above instructions.
Yes
No
2. How many years of budget experience do you have in a government agency? 
Less than 1 year
1-2 Years
2-3 Years
3-4 Years
4+ Years
3. Describe in detail your experience in budgeting in general and within a governmental entity in particular.
4. Please describe your experience collecting, evaluating and interpreting varied information and data, either in statistical or narrative format.
5. Please describe in detail your experience coordinating multiple projects and meeting critical deadlines.
6. Detail your experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of your work.

SELECTION PROCESS
All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will have their application scored in a Formula Rate Examination. The applicant’s experience and education will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the Employment List. Supplemental questions will be utilized by the department hiring authority to make interview and selection determinations. Please note that applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be required to respond to an online Criminal Conviction Questionnaire sent via e-mail. Failure to respond to this questionnaire within (5) five calendar days of the e-mail notification will result in your application not being considered further. Final appointment is contingent upon a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid fingerprint check and depending on position applied for a pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test.

THE CITY OF ROSEVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT LEAST 5 WORKING DAYS BEFORE A SCHEDULED INTERVIEW/EXAMINATION PROCESS. MEDICAL DISABILITY VERIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ACCOMMODATION.
Job Status:Regular / Benefitted, Salary
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