Monday , February 6 2023

City of Fort Worth Careers For Budget Analyst I

Website City Of Fort Worth 

Job Description:

A Budget Analyst I job is available with the City of Fort Worth Planning and Data Analytics department. The position manages, reviews, monitors and assists in the development of citywide operating and capital budgets; performs research and analysis of operations and financial information to assist in development of budget strategies. Works with City departments and senior management staff to ensure compliance with the annual capital expenditure plans or adopted operating budgets; develops and monitors information and reports in order to provide decision-making tools related to capital plans and fund projections; and creates new funds to address needs of departments.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participates in assigned analytical support functions; coordinates periodic budget forecasts; conducts policy and operational research for implementation of management initiatives; prepares annual budget ordinance; participates in the creation of new processes, such as fund review process or new process for vehicle and equipment purchases; participates in capital planning and projection of multi-year project expenditures; generates capital project expenditure update reports; and completes forecasts on operating budgets.
  • Assists departments and senior management staff in ensuring compliance with annual operating, capital outlay, and capital improvement plans; develops and monitors information and processes, such as capital project management reports, fund appropriation approval requests, expenditure reconciliations and criteria for closing capital projects; and updates capital plans and/or fund projections.
  • Adheres to assigned work schedule as outlined in the Department and City attendance policies and procedures; ensures all behaviors comply with the City’s Personnel Rules and Regulations.
  • Drafts, originates, reviews and approves Mayor and Council communications which authorize contracts, funding and transfer of funds; ensures accuracy and adherence to city policies; reviews and updates communications to clarify concerns or issues and eliminate errors; and prepares appropriation and supplemental appropriation ordinances, as needed.
  • Develops, coordinates and leads training workshops; provides instruction on processes and methods; facilitates implementation of new systems; and updates training materials.
  • Provides technical support for the department’s technology system; performs system maintenance; and interfaces with management and staff to resolve issues, convey information and coordinate data.
  • Participates in the development and maintenance of budgets for smaller departments with less complex budgets and few funds. Reviews and approves/disapproves requests for staffing and equipment; forecasts funds needed for staffing, equipment and various projects consistent with the City’s mission and City Council goals; monitors expenditures and revenues; and recommends budgetary adjustments.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Job Requirements:

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of analytical tools (i.e. Tableau, Power BI, etc.)
  • No previous experience required.
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent written communication skills
    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Public Administration, Finance, Business Administration,
  • or related
  • Experience/coursework in municipal budgeting/finance

Job Details:

Company: City Of Fort Worth

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Ft. Worth, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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