Program Analyst IV

City of Detroit - Detroit, MI3.6

The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is seeking to fill a Program Analyst IV position. The Program Analyst IV is an advanced level professional located within the Office of Financial Planning & Analysis division of the City of Detroit Office of the Chief Financial Officer that requires nominal direction and supervision. A Program Analyst IV primarily serves as an advisor to management on the evaluation of the effectiveness of government programs and operations.

The Program Analyst IV performs a variety of program and project management functions including but not limited to:
Analyzes and evaluates, on a quantitative or qualitative basis, the effectiveness of program operations in meeting established goals and objectives;
Executive program deliverables and meet milestones timely and within budget
Develops cost analyses of projects or performs cost benefit or economic evaluations of current or projected programs;
Utilizes data collection and analysis techniques to evaluate individual programs; submits oral and written reports to management personnel for their consideration and decision-making;
Researches and investigates new or improved business and management practices for application to agency programs or operations;
Develops new or modifies existing administrative program policies, regulations, goals, or objectives;
Initiates and/or recommends that an audit be performed;
Reviews audit and investigative reports to determine appropriate changes or corrective action required;
Provides assistance to Federal, State, and local agency officials in developing proposals and in preparing program plans and project application documents;
Performs final review of completed program, makes appropriate adjustments, and processes close-outs in a timely and compliant manner;
Conducts post program reviews and analyses to identify management, financial, and administrative issues and develops corrective action plans to mitigate risk of recurrence;

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in business administration, finance, accounting, public administration, economics, or a closely related field.
Four (4) years of professional experience involving the systematic review, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of financial and operational data is required. Program Analyst IV must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing, presentation, project management and spreadsheet functions. Corporate finance, municipal finance, and/or management consulting experience preferred, but not required. Cloud-based financial management system experience preferred, but not required.
License / Certificates
Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis.

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