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Budget Analyst - I

Location: Fort Worth, TX
Job # 11365970
Date Posted: 09-12-2018
The Performance and Budget Department is seeking an exceptionally talented, inquisitive, and self-motivated individual with strong analytical skills and a passion for continual learning for the position of Budget Analyst I.
In this fast paced role you will provide detailed analysis and operational guidance to departments regarding the operational and capital budget processes of the City.  Additionally, you will coordinate departmental budgeting, financial, personnel activities and special projects while identifying opportunities to drive efficiency within the department. This role demands a strong sense of urgency, accuracy and the knack to work independently on assignments while demonstrating sound judgment, while being a great team player.  You will also work frequently with teams on various projects with firm deadlines.  Demonstrated ability to respond effectively and efficiently while remaining flexible, responsible and extremely adaptable is essential.  A good sense of humor is important, as is being proactive and the ability to simplify.
Key to the position is the ability to be inquisitive, be at the forefront of new processes/initiatives, conduct strong and thorough research and analysis, enjoy continual learning, and meet deadlines. The position requires the capacity to work successfully in a team environment, build effective working relationships inside and outside of the departments and maintain a comprehensive awareness of the organization. This job requires a fearlessness in learning and mastering new technical skills.

Responsibilities include:
  • Provide accurate, high quality, and insightful analysis
  • Learn & administer budgetary and administrative processes
  • Communicate budgetary and administrative processes clearly and concisely
  • Timely execution of assigned tasks, from review of legislative materials to entry of budgetary changes to completion of published materials
  • Assist departments through the operational and capital budgetary processes
  • Learn and understand the operations of assigned departments
  • Develop clear and concise reports and executive summaries for senior management
QUALIFICATIONS: 
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Public Administration, Finance, Business Administration, or related and no previous experience required.
The ideal candidate must have:
Advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Word skills
Strong, written, verbal and interpersonal skills
Desire and aptitude for learning new concepts and job-specific technical skills
Experience with team collaboration tools such as Basecamp, Freedcamp, Slack, Trello, etc.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments in a fast paced environment
Demonstrated creative problem-solving skills
Ability to understand and apply accounting concepts

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