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PRINCIPAL MANAGEMENT ANALYST

Company: City of Riverside
Location: Riverside
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Position

The City of Riverside is accepting applications for the position ofPrincipal Management Analystto fill one (1) vacancy in theSewer Administration Division of the Public Works Department. The eligibility list established may be used to fill the current and/or upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to six (6) months.

The Public Works Department is hiring a Principal Management Analyst to supervise the administrative team. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow in a large and diverse City department, we are looking for an eager and cooperative leader with senior level municipal budget experience preferably working with multiple funds. Experience working on state and/or federal grants, audits, or Capitol Improvement Projects (CIP) development is highly desirable.

The incumbent serves in a variety of administrative, managerial, analytical and liaison capacities, as required by the changing needs of the City and as directed by the Deputy Director of Public Works, Wastewater Operations. Successful performance of the work requires knowledge of public policy, human resources policy, municipal functions and activities, and the ability to develop, oversee and implement projects and programs.

Under management direction, a Principal Management Analyst supervises, leads, and performs specialized professional work in financial and budget analysis, budget preparation, debt administration, financial reporting and general administration; oversees the development, implementation, and monitoring of revenue and expense forecasts and related activities of the city; develops, implements, and monitors performance criteria for work programs of City departments and for services contracted to outside agencies; supervises and participates in a variety of complex studies, research, and analysis relative to programs and their financial support; supervises or leads the activities of a division or section; provides financial/budgetary management support to an Assistant City Manager, director, assistant director, deputy director or designee; and performs other related work as required.

Work Performed

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Assist in establishing and implementing organizational policies and procedures; monitor effectiveness of policies and procedures and make revisions or recommendations for improvement as appropriate. * Supervise and perform complex research and analysis activities concerning organizational structure, staffing, operations, procedures, and policies; make recommendations for departmental and city policy. * In conjunction with the appropriate departments and outside agencies, oversee and perform activities related to developing, implementing, projecting, and monitoring revenue and expense related activities for city programs and contracted services. * Participate in the development of management information systems and processes. * Supervise and participate in providing training, technical support, and group presentations to employees, and executive management regarding operational policies and procedures. * Coordinate and prepare council reports, financial reports, statistical tables, charts and graphs. * Serve as a management liaison to various boards, committees, and citizen advisory groups, as assigned. * Participate in the selection of professional, para-professional, technical, and clerical personnel; establish work standards; supervise, train, and evaluate personnel. * Oversee the departmental computer operations; assist in the identification and recommendation of computer software and hardware needs, acquisition/installation, application design and implementation, and computer operation and maintenance. * Oversee department-specific programs as assigned.

Qualifications

Option I:

Education: Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, finance, accounting, information technology, or a closely related field.

Experience: At least 4 years of professional experience in governmental budgetary, finance, revenue analysis and projections activities, government accounting, business systems analysis, and/or debt administration, preferably in municipal government.

Option II:

Education: The equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, finance, accounting, information technology, or a closely related field.

Experience: At least 5 years of professional experience in governmental budgetary, finance, revenue analysis and projections activities, government accounting, business systems analysis, and/or debt administration, preferably in municipal government.

Option III:

Education: Completion of 90 semester units / 135 quarter units from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, finance, accounting, information technology, or a closely related field.

Experience: At least 6 years of professional experience in governmental budgetary, finance, revenue analysis and projections activities, government accounting, business systems analysis, and/or debt administration, preferably in municipal government.

Option IV:

Education: The equivalent to an Associate's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, finance, accounting, information technology, or a closely related field.

Experience: At least 7 years of professional experience in governmental budgetary, finance, revenue analysis and projections activities, government accounting, business systems analysis, and/or debt administration, preferably in municipal government.

Highly Desired Qualifications:

* Minimum five (5) years of professional experience in governmental budgetary, finance, revenue analysis and projections activities, government accounting, business systems analysis, and/or debt administration, preferably in municipal government * Minimum two (2) years of experience working on state and/or federal grants, audits, or CIP development * Minimum four (4) years of supervisory experience

Selection Process

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION:

1) Completed Employment Application

2) Completed Supplemental Questionnaire

3) Cover Letter

4) Resume

The selection process will begin with an employment application package screening, with the best qualified candidates being invited to participate further in the assessment process.This process may include any combination of written, performance, and oral assessments to evaluate job-related education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Those who successfully complete the selection process will be placed on the eligibility list for this classification.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON SCHEDULING ASSESSMENTS:

If you are selected to move forward in the assessment process, you may be required to self-schedule your appointment. You will be notified via email of your status and provided with self-scheduling instructions. Please check your email regularly following the closing date of this recruitment.

It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the Human Resources Department in writing to request such accommodation prior to the closing date of this recruitment.

Appointment may be subject to the successful completion of a pre-employment background investigation, drug screen, and/or medical/physical examination.

NOTE: The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards. Candidates may reapply when there is a posting to establish an eligibility list.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Proof of education listed in your application will be requested at the time of conditional offer. Acceptable documentation consists of transcripts or degree, if applicable, by the accredited U.S. college or university.

Education obtained outside the United States (US) require one of the following options:

* An equivalency statement from an evaluation company certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) at http://www.naces.org/members.html or the Association of International Credential Evaluators Inc. (AICE) at http://aice-eval.org/members/. * An advanced-level degree from an accredited US college or university.

All applicants will be notified via e-mail or telephone of their application status and the assessment dates/times/locations after the closing date of this announcement.

THE PROVISIONS OF THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT DO NOT CONSTITUTE AN EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED CONTRACT.

Keywords: City of Riverside, Riverside , PRINCIPAL MANAGEMENT ANALYST, Other , Riverside, California

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