Management & Budget Analyst

Mecklenburg County Office of Management and Budget
Published
September 15, 2022
Location
600 East 4th Street, Charlotte, NC
Category
Billing Address
700 East 4th Street, Charlotte NC 28202
First Name
Lisa
Last Name
Cushing
Phone Number
9805790326
County
Mecklenburg
Closing Date
10/14/22

Description

POSITION SUMMARY
The Management & Budget Analyst is responsible for completing budget, program, and policy analysis. Analysts regularly present research, findings, and recommendations to County leadership to facilitate informed discussion and decision making. The Office of Management and Budget serves as an objective policy advisor on all decisions regarding the operating budget and resource allocations across the organization. This position is within the Office of Management and Budget, a division of the County Manager’s office.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Works with assigned departments on budget development and monitoring
• Participate in research and analysis projects to develop sustainable, repeatable, and quantifiable budget related process improvements
• Research best practices to develop recommendations to reduce overall cost or improve services
• Conduct ongoing monitoring and forecasting of expenses and revenues for assigned departments
• May also be responsible for managing projects involving public engagement and stakeholder groups
• May be responsible for drafting policies and contracts for a wide range of government services
• Gather, maintain, and analyze data from multiple reporting systems
• Conduct data analysis using excel, PowerBI, and other tools
• Analyze financial and other data, including revenue, expenditure, and personnel reports
• Develop solutions or alternative practices based on sound logic and data
• Recommend new systems, procedures, or organizational changes
• Make recommendations to management through presentations or written reports
• Work in environment that will require serving on a team of analysts to complete major assignments
• Provide consultation and customer support to assigned departments

Salary

Salary Range: $64,740 – $80,925

This is an exempt position.  Pay rates are based on education, skill, experience level and internal equity.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Experience: Minimum of two years of performing professional financial and administrative work
Education: Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field
Combination of relevant education and relevant experience accepted? Yes

This position will require an assessment as part of the interview process.

Licenses and Certifications
• May require a valid North Carolina or South Carolina Driver's License

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Knowledge of budgeting and policy analysis
• Experience working for local Government

Miscellaneous