The Senior Budget Analyst will serve in the Division of Budget and Capital Program Management’s Expense Budget Unit. The unit is responsible for managing the agency’s $1 billion annual operating budget evenly split between Personal Services (PS) and Other Than Personal Services (OTPS). We are looking for a self-starter who can coordinate multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment with minimum supervision while assisting in coordinating the work of a professional analytical team and work under tight deadlines. The position’s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: assist the Expense Budget Unit in monitoring over $1 billion in agency spending and procurements; review and update program budgets for assigned divisions; perform critical technical budget exercises related to fiscal year close; and identify funding for unanticipated needs, development and evaluation of Financial Plan proposals designed to help balance the budget by reducing costs or increasing revenue. The Senior Budget Analyst will also oversee variance explanations of planned versus actual spending; develop estimates of fiscal impact of policies using reports to inform decision-making; and prepare ad hoc budget, spending, and performance reports and analyses as required. As part of this work the Senior Budget Analyst will work with the Capital and Expense Budget Office as well as division staff in presenting summary briefing materials for the Executive and Expense Budget Directors. Duties may include supervision of 1-3 staff.
The ideal candidate will combine excellent communications skills, a creative ability to rethink and organize existing work processes, superior quantitative and computer skills, and a strong technical knowledge of the City’s budget and budget processes. Detailed knowledge of the City’s Financial Management System (FMS) is strongly desired.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A master's degree from an accredited college or university in economics, statistics, finance, management, business administration, public administration, public policy or related field; or
2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, including or supplemented by 24 semester credits in one or more of the course areas of economics, statistics,
finance, management, mathematics, business administration, public administration, and public policy, 12 semester credits of which must have been in economics; and one year of satisfactory full-time experience in one or more of the
fields of finance; economic, fiscal or statistical research; policy analysis; or quantitative, business, market or financial analysis. Graduate semester credits in any of the areas described in "1" above may be substituted for the undergraduate
semester credits on the basis that each 3 graduate semester credits may be substituted for 6 of the required undergraduate semester credits.
To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level II individuals must have, in addition to meeting the minimum requirements, at least one additional year of full-time experience listed in "2" above.
To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level III individuals must have, in addition to meeting the minimum requirements, at least two additional years of full-time experience listed in "2" above.
This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a program. Please indicate in your resume or cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a program.
All resumes to be submitted electronically using one of the following methods:
Please go to ww.nyc.gov/careers/search and search for the Job ID # 428386
Current City employees please log into Employees Self Service follow the Careers Link and search for the Job ID # 428386
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No phone calls, faxes or personnel inquiries permitted.
Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.
Appointments are subject to Mayor's Office of Management and Budget Approval.
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Office Hours: "9AM - 5PM"
55 Water St Ny Ny
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.