Budget Analyst | City of Naperville

Posted on Jun 9, 2022 and will remain open until filled.

As part of the Budget Team within the Finance Department, the Budget Analyst performs a variety of complex analytical, technical, and administrative functions related to the development, monitoring and control of the City’s annual budget and capital improvement program.

Duties

  • Collaborates with directors and staff on the development of the annual operating budget and five-year capital improvement program.
  • Analyzes department budget proposals for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with established policies, procedures, and statutory requirements.
  • Presents budget analysis and recommendations to upper-level management as part of the budgetary review process.
  • Assists with the preparation of materials to present the annual budget to City Council and the public for review and approval, including memorandums, ordinances and other documents. Prepares annual budget book in compliance with GFOA guidelines.
  • Prepares monthly financial reports and other special reports necessary to compare actual expenditures and revenues to the approved budget.
  • Assists with the preparation and review of statutorily required financial reports, including the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR).
  • Monitors changes in the local, state, and federal laws for fiscal impacts on the City, and actively monitors local economic conditions.
  • Reviews and monitors contracts, purchase orders and invoices to assure conformity with the approved budget and compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Performs research and analyzes complex financial data to improve service delivery and provides recommendations to management based on findings.
  • Represents the Finance Department to internal and external stakeholders through meetings and other engagements. May liaison with City boards and commissions, such as the Financial Advisory Board.

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Finance, Business, Economics, Accounting, or a related field
  • One to two years of relevant experience

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Master's degree as described above
  • Two or more years of relevant experience in a government setting
  • Advanced knowledge of financial and data analytics tools including Microsoft Excel, Power BI, and SSRS reporting

Additional Information

The City of Naperville, Illinois is a dynamic community of 148,000 residents, conveniently located 28 miles west of Chicago.  Various publications have named Naperville as one of the best cities in the United States in which to live.  The City has gained national recognition for our family-friendly environment, excellent schools and library system, low crime rate, and vibrant downtown area.  It’s also a great place to work!  Our municipal government employs over 900 dedicated individuals in a wide range of job categories and provides a dynamic & collaborative working environment, a forward-looking leadership team, and a competitive benefits package.

 

Applications should be completed thoroughly, and resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application but should be attached to the application.  Include all requested education, experience, attachments, and other information when applying. Incomplete applications are subject to rejection. Notifications to applicants will be sent electronically to the email address provided in the application.

 

THE CITY OF NAPERVILLE IS AN E. O. E. 

CLICK HERE (Download PDF reader) for the City of Naperville’s EEOP Utilization Report

The City of Naperville complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals needing accommodations in the recruitment process should notify Human Resources in advance at (630) 305-7066.

City of Naperville

Location

400 S. Eagle St
NapervilleIL  60540
United States

How to apply

apply via link:  City of Naperville: Budget Analyst

City of Naperville
Budget Analyst
Naperville, IL
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