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Operating Budget Analyst - Fiscal Consultant II

Company: Sarasota County Government
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Are you a self-proclaimed numbers cruncher that has a strong attention to detail and an ability to think critically? Then becoming a part of the Office of Financial Management, operating budget team, could be just right for you!

This is professional and advanced work in developing, implementing, updating, analyzing and maintaining a multi-year Operating fiscal plan. Work exercises independent judgment and discretion for decision making. Job duties, functions and qualifications satisfy criteria for exempt status as outlined under the Administrative Exemption in the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) Wage and Hour Regulations. Job Description:Monitors programs and fiscal operations, develops, analyzes and evaluates data, prepares reports and documentation for fiscal/financial transactions to ensure that budgets are executed in accordance with approved plan, statues and guidelines. Serves as the Subject Matter Expert "SME" for area(s) assigned. Conducts financial and budgetary analyses that facilitate decision-making. Provides fiscal guidance and oversight prior to the transfer, interchange, and expenditure of funds. Responsibilities and activities for the assigned area(s) include:

  • Coordinate with department staff to prepare operating budgets.
  • Provide training and guidance on financial matters.
  • Develops processes and spreadsheets to assist with forecasting needs and monitoring budgets.
  • Compiles and coordinates periodic reports to management on status of expenditures, revenues, and other financial issues.
  • Forecast/manage/maintain moderately-complex funds.
  • Assist with the review and/or updating of various fee and rate studies and models used by assigned departments.
  • Create/process Budget Resolutions, Administrative Appropriation Transfers, Journal Entries, Payment Requests.
  • Provide funding information/review eGenda items for accuracy and completeness.
  • Performs a variety of analysis of financial issues.
  • Occasionally presents/develops information for the BCC, administration, directors, and public boards.
  • Occasionally works with the Office of the County Attorney to develop or revise ordinances, inter-local agreements, and other legal documents as well as in determining the legal use of funding.
  • Other assignments/presentations/support as needed.
  • Serves as back-up for other Operating Fiscal Consultants during times of absence or unavailability. Performs special projects/analysis/reporting in response to management and customer driven demand. Partners with Departments and/or other agencies. Participates on high level strategy teams across functional areas to develop innovative approaches for meeting fiscal challenges. Develops strong, facilitative relationships. Mentors, educates and assists colleagues and customers in all phases of financial management. Assists with coaching, mentoring & training of employees by providing assistance support. Acts as a change agent. Supports evolving business models. Supports the mission and vision of the county and work unit. Demonstrates the values and behaviors that support a high performing organization. Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. About You Minimum Qualifications:
    • A Bachelor s Degree in Public Administration, Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics, or other related field and minimum of 3 - 4 years of progressively responsible experience.
    • A Master s Degree in related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience. OR
    • Related experience or certifications may substitute for the required education. About Everything Else Pay: $50,024.00 - $58,240.00 Benefits:
      • Enjoy great benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Florida Retirement System (FRS) and many, many more!
      • For more information about employee benefits, please click this link or visit for additional information.
      • Utilize our award-winning wellness program including free gyms and classes at multiple Sarasota County Government locations.
      • Enjoy 11 paid holidays, 3 personal days and 16 paid vacation days in the first year of full-time employment with increasing accrual rates with years of service. (That adds up to a possible 30 days off in your 1st year!) A different blend of voices prompt better conversations, choices and results for everyone. Sarasota County - Many Voices, One Team. Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) are the keys to serving, representing and understanding our community. We celebrate and value the experiences, backgrounds, perspectives, talents and strengths that make us different and are committed to creating a culture of understanding and respect where our employees realize that we are stronger together. Our vision is to have a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace that attracts, develops, retains and engages a talented workforce broadly representative of the citizens and communities we serve. To further value creativity, innovation, collaboration and great customer service - internally and externally. Sarasota County Government promotes diversity and inclusion in its workforce and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identification or expression, genetic information, religion, national origin, marital status, age or disability. A job applicant with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to participate in the application/selection process is requested to make known the need for an accommodation to Human Resources or appropriate county staff members. For assistance with the application, please call .Government employers are drug-free and tobacco-free environments, EEO/AA/ADA employers, and they prohibit discrimination in all services, programs or activities. Sarasota County Government is a Tobacco-Free/Drug-Free Workplace.

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