Lead Analyst-Treasury

City of Gainesville
Job Description

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Make a difference in the community you live in! As a Community Builder—an employee with the City of Gainesville— you will have a direct hand in building and improving your community and making a visible impact on the lives of your neighbors. Working for local government is more than a job, it’s a chance to contribute to community success and to help enhance the Gainesville way of life.

 

Department:

9545 GRU - Treasury

 

Salary Range Minimum:

$67,200.00

 

Salary Range Maximum:

$100,800.00

 

Closing Date:

Until Filled

 

Job Details:

Professional advanced-level work performing analytical activities of significant complexity that require a working knowledge of municipal debt (commercial paper, bond, swaps, and liquidity facilities, etc.), investments, cash, and accounting functions for a utility. This position requires a skillset that includes but not limited to critical thinking, process development, and problem solving skills with excellent attention to details. Position also requires performing multiple tasks under aggressive deadlines to ensure timely processing of information and reporting, requires an effective communicator and ability to work independently. Must understand complex debt programs and able to process transactions in a financial management system. A strong working knowledge with Microsoft Office products preferred. May require the review of work or direction of lower level Analysts. . Incumbents assume complete responsibility for major projects or programs and the accuracy of their results.
Positions allocated to this classification report to a designated supervisor and work under limited supervision. Work in this class is distinguished from other classes by its advanced and specialized nature of the research and analysis required.

 

Job Description:

SUMMARY

Professional advanced-level work performing analytical activities of significant complexity that require the highest level of independent and critical thought and problem definition and solution analysis and may require the review of work or direction of lower level Analysts.  Incumbents assume complete responsibility for major projects or programs and the accuracy of their results.

Positions allocated to this classification report to a designated supervisor and work under limited supervision.  Work in this class is distinguished from other classes by its advanced and specialized nature of the research and analysis required.
 

EXAMPLES OF WORK**

** This section of the job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities of the position.  The omission of a specific job function does not absolve an employee from being required to perform additional tasks incidental to or inherent in the job. Performance of lower level duties may be required.
 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Depending on area of assignment:

Prepares varied financial, operating or marketing reports, including study plans, quarterly summaries, forecasts, system and organizational analyses, and work flow-charts.  Presents to Senior Management or City Commission.

Acquires and disseminates information concerning work methods and procedures, controls, and similar management functions.  Develops alternatives and makes specific recommendations to superiors and assists in implementing the recommendations.

Performs highly specialized research projects.

Acts as lead for major projects or programs and assumes complete responsibility for their results.

Develops and maintains computer-based data files and records related to customers, costs and cost support schedules.

Determines short-term fuel requirements for utility facilities and exchange of wholesale transactions to third parties.

Prepares various aspects of budgets and may assist the Chief Financial Officer in the preparation and analysis of the annual budget.

Studies actual and potential problems and presents findings to officials using charts, slides, and other visual aids to describe findings, proposed solution, and effect in such areas as policy, program, organization, procedure, and form.

Designs and implements marketing research systems and projects to identify and analyze competitors’ strengths and weaknesses and marketing and communications processes’ strengths and weaknesses.

Conducts audits to monitor performance.  Performs rate, load, financial, operational or marketing studies.  Makes long- and short-range financial, operating, facilities or marketing plans.

Participates in the development of administrative and operating policies and procedures.

Prepares studies to determine need for additional equipment and facilities.

Directs the development and maintenance of computer software to assist in financial, operating, and planning studies, modeling, and research projects.

Provides direction and oversight of work of lower level Analysts.

Attends work on continuous and regular basis.
 

NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Depending on area of assignment:

May supervise, plan, and coordinate the work of subordinates.

May act in absence of supervisor.

Performs other related duties as assigned.
 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily.  Below are the required education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions.
 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, public administration, finance, accounting or a related field as required by the hiring department, and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in financial, operational, fuels or marketing analysis, or eight (8) years of progressively responsible related analytical experience (with no degree), or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

CERTIFICATIONS OR LICENSE
Licenses

Depending on area of assignment:

Valid Florida Driver License required.

Certifications

None.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Depending on area of assignment:

Thorough knowledge of financial, statistical, economic, utility, fuels or marketing analysis, techniques and modeling and the ability to apply knowledge in preparing studies and forecasts.

Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting and financial principles and practices.

Working knowledge of computers and relevant software and ability to apply knowledge in performing computations and analyses.

Thorough knowledge of governmental or utility budget, audit and accounting procedures.

Ability to keep records and prepare reports.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Ability to work effectively with elected officials, charter officers, department heads, representatives of other agencies, other City employees, and the general public.

Thorough knowledge of organizational structure, functions, operations, objectives, and goals of municipal government or utilities.

Thorough knowledge of laws, ordinances, regulations and statues which govern local government or utility functions.

Ability to develop long-term plans and programs and to evaluate work and accomplishments.

Ability to collate, analyze, and creatively interpret data and trends in order to make recommendations for products and services.

Ability to make effective presentations in group or individual settings.

Thorough knowledge of organization structure, functions, internal relationships, and interactions with other levels of organization.

Thorough knowledge of office procedures and practices, business English, spelling, and commercial arithmetic.
 

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess certain physical abilities and be able to withstand work related environmental conditions.
 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to sit for prolonged periods of time.
 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

May be required to attend meetings outside regular business hours.

Excel test

 

Note

May Require Assessment(s).

May fill multiple positions.

May establish an eligibility list.

 

Come join our team! The City of Gainesville offers a competitive benefits package and opportunities to grow both professionally and personally.

 

All ‘regular’ employees are eligible for traditional benefits such as health insurance, life insurance, paid leave, 11 paid a holidays a year, a pension plan and a deferred compensation plan, but we also oer great things like on-site tness centers, tuition reimbursement, interest free loans for purchase of fitness equipment, on-site medical sta and a wellness program to keep you healthy and happy. Please note; benefits are not available for temporary employees.

 

If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact recruiting at HR@cityofgainesville.org or by calling 352-334-5077.

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