City of Chandler Salary Plan - 2012-13
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OT Status Legend:
Non-Exempt = Hourly Position
Exempt = Salaried Position
Excellence is the responsibility of everyone at the City of Chandler. We lead by
our core values in constant pursuit of excellence:
*Commitment – Dedicate oneself to consistent and excellent public service
*Innovation – Implement unique, creative and cost-effective solutions
*Communication – Communicate in a positive, honest and productive manner
*Integrity - Adherence to high ethical standards
*Diversity – Promote inclusiveness
and impartiality throughout the organization
*Personal Responsibility – Take initiative to achieve excellence and
*Respect – Demonstrate a high regard
*Teamwork – Promote cooperative efforts, open communication and trust
All City employees are expected to conduct themselves in a way consistent with the
|BUDGET AND RESEARCH ANALYST
Pay Grade: 24 FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Group: Confidential (C) Class Code: B017
Effective Date: 7/01 Revision Date: 8/03, 7/05
The principal function of an employee in this class is to perform complex and administrative work in budget preparation, fiscal analysis, management systems analysis, and other fiscal/managerial research duties. This position also coordinates the preparation of the City's capital improvement and operating budgets, conducts continuous analysis of revenue estimates and forecasts, conducts analysis of budget expenditures, and prepares and presents budget workshops and seminars. The work is performed under the supervision of the Budget Manager, but some leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. The principal duties of this class are performed in a general office environment.
Essential Functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned.
Compiles, reviews and analyzes data submitted by departments and divisions for inclusion within the City's annual budget throughout the budget preparation timeframe;
Compiles, reviews and analyzes data submitted by departments and divisions for inclusion within the City's capital improvement program throughout the CIP preparation timeframe;
Participates in completion of City's Annual Budget and Capital Improvement Program documents;
Responds to department and division inquiries to budget issues;
Analyzes and reviews budget expenditures and revenue estimates in order to ensure compliance with state and municipal laws;
Reconciles actual revenue to budget by account, identifying discrepancies for correction and justifying unusual revenue patterns;
Prepares journal entries to transfer funds per Staff Summary requests from specific areas of responsibility;
Conducts research, analyzes data, and prepares reports of special budget projects, when directed by the Budget Manager, in order to respond to requests for staff reports;
Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures;
Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City's Safety Handbook.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Principles, practices and methods of municipal accounting and budget preparation;
Principles and practices of public administration and government organization;
Principles and techniques of systems, statistical and procedural analysis;
Research methods and report preparation
Federal, State and local laws, rules and regulations affecting municipal budgeting;
Grant funded programs;
Personal computers and specialized software that applies to the work performed.
Interpret information, determine findings, and develop recommendations;
Gather facts, analyze and report research findings in a clear, complete, and logical form;
Perform complex budget analysis;
Conduct studies utilizing statistical and spreadsheet software programs;
Work independently and persistently to complete work on schedule and according to quality control standards;
Make arithmetical calculations rapidly and accurately;
Comprehend and follow oral and written instructions;
Operate a personal computer and related software;
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, co-workers, the public, etc.;
Provide quality services in a cost-effective manner and to recommend improved methods of performing the work.
The work is performed under the supervision the Budget Manager.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, business administration or related field; and
A minimum of four (4) year's of experience performing complex governmental budgeting and research activities, preferred; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
The primary duties of this class are performed in a general office environment.
Essential Physical Abilities:
Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to communicate effectively on the telephone and in person;
Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to review, evaluate and prepare a variety of written/typed documents and materials;
Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate a vehicle, operate computer equipment and other office equipment;
Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to work in an office setting and to sit and work at a keyboard for an extended period of time.