Under general direction, is responsible for performing professional level work involving the planning, analysis, and monitoring of municipal or outside agencies' operations which may include revenue and expenditure elements of the annual and six-year capital budget; preparing the annual five year financial forecast; and completing special projects as assigned. Exercises no supervision.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Prepares and administers annual revenue and expenditure budgets and the five year financial forecast for an assigned group of departments or outside agencies.
Monitors departmental and agency expenditures to insure compliance with approved appropriations and pertinent local, State, and Federal regulations.
Prepares written reports and oral presentations on project results and budget recommendations.
Prepares quarterly status reports for the City Manager and City Council on status of pre-selected performance measures, revenue collections, and expenditures.
Attends meetings with department representatives, department heads, City Manager, and City Council when resolving annual budget; attends public hearings on budget process.
Analyzes requests for budget adjustments and provides recommendations to Budget Manager on approval of request.
Analyzes departmental budget submissions for accuracy and appropriateness, provides written recommendations to management on departmental requests for program improvements, and when necessary, mandates reductions to service; works with departments to resolve budget concerns.
Coordinates preparation and development of monthly and quarterly financial reporting and develops explanations of variances between budgeted and actual revenues and expenditures; evaluates departmental revenue and expenditure estimates and makes necessary adjustments.
Reviews, analyzes and makes recommendations regarding the fiscal information contained in departmental memos requesting City Council action.
Coordinates and monitors the implementation of new budget initiatives adopted by City Council; compiles and reviews implementation plans and monthly status updates.
Coordinates preparation and publication of proposed and adopted budget documents.
Develops detailed narrative explanations of changes in departmental budgets.
Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with coursework in Public or Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or other related field.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: (The following items must be attached to your on line application)
Current Resume and Cover letter (PDF format is preferred).
Work Sample that demonstrates analytical ability and/or an ability to explain complex information.
Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with coursework in Public or Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or other related field.
Proficient in Microsoft Office.
One (1) year of budget experience.
Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of 5 pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer keyboard and basic office equipment. Subject to sitting, standing, reaching, walking, twisting, and kneeling to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are primarily inside an office environment.
The City of San Antonio's mission is to deliver quality City services and commit to achieve San Antonio's vision of prosperity for our diverse, vibrant, and historic community.
Our approximately 12,000 employees are critical in the delivery of quality services to the residents of the City of San Antonio. The commitment our employees demonstrate to their jobs and to the advancement of the City'...s goals is the key to our success in mission accomplishment.
The City of San Antonio has identified four core values - Teamwork, Professionalism, Integrity, and Innovation - to efficiently and effectively inspire, motivate, lead, develop and empower employees in order to serve the public economically, ethically, equitably, and continuously improve and promote the high performance of government.
To ensure commitment to these values and to further integrate them with our organizational mission and vision, it is imperative that we seek these behaviors in the people we hire.