Financial Business Analyst

City of Coral Springs - Coral Springs, FL (30+ days ago)3.9

This is a professional financial and technical position providing complex, specialized administrative and project support. Performs systems and technical support on department applications. Provides research of potential systems, data availability, and benchmarking. This position is the department lead technical resource. Other duties are communicating with vendors, and end user to determine necessary system functions, to evaluate new or upgraded technology to insure that it meets the specific needs of City departments. Assists in determining project approach and the development of detailed project plans, budgets, charters, and time schedules. Communicate project requirements and assign tasks to team members.

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Examples of Duties
Perform financial system and project support as the central point of contact in the Budget & Strategy team.
Effectively and accurately update, communicate and distribute relevant project information.
Provide detailed administrative support assisting the director and team; strategic coordination and support the department's projects of varying size and complexity.
Collect, update, and track data for department through current and new software for performance measurement, annual City surveys, ICMA, Florida Benchmarking Consortium, SWOC survey, etc.
Attend meetings and briefings to contribute and document subject matter concerning department projects, management, and staff.
Consult with vendors to obtain current information for city wide software and license renewals; purchase renewals; and maintain active tracking tool.
Conduct ad hoc and recurring analysis
Collaborate on cross-functional teams
Keep current regarding the latest best practice budget & strategy techniques providers by conducting internet search, reading publications and attending conferences.
Participate in special projects as requested. Gather research and generate reports as needed.
Develop, implement, and maintain effective department procedures and documents; identify procedures for process improvements.
This is a designated "Recovery" classification in the City's Emergency Operations Plan and will require the employee occupying this position to work for declared emergencies. Completion of appropriate level of National Incident Management System (NIMS) training is mandatory within one year of employment.
Typical Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field.
Three (3) years of professional experience in business applications.
Project Management Certificate preferred.
An M.P.A or M.B.A may substitute for two years of experience.
Supplemental Information
Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as office or meeting and training rooms, e.g., use of safe work place practices with office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls, and observance of fire and building safety regulations, and traffic signals when driving.