Glendale Fire Department Glendale , AZ 85301
Description Benefits Supplemental Questions
Under general supervision performs a wide variety of analytical duties including budget analysis, procurement, research studies, special projects, and other specialized functions; coordinates and performs a variety of contract and grant administration duties. Provides financial and statistical analysis and assists in the coordination, development, preparation, and analysis of the operating and capital improvement budgets.
Participates in the development and administration of department and division operating budgets; analyzes proposed capital, operating, and maintenance expenditures; prepares financial forecasts; tracks and monitors budget expenditures.
Creates, develops, prepares and disseminates accurate, clear, informative and intuitive financial, budget and cashflow reports (ad hoc and regularly occurring) to meet business needs and assist in operations.
Prepares correspondence, technical statistical reports, council communications and reports for Mayor and Council, department management, as well as federal, state and local agencies.
Tracks, monitors and analyzes department expenditures, alerting management to budget overruns and unusual expenses. Maintains a variety of financial records.
Interprets data, including revenue and expenditure trends, provides analysis, identifies alternatives, and presents conclusions, forecasts, and recommendations based on data summaries and other findings.
Coordinates, implements, and monitors special projects within assigned area of responsibility.
Performs complex research and analysis of new programs, services, policies, and procedures; prepares and presents reports.
Assists in coordinating and overseeing interdepartmental and departmental budget and financial activities activities with other City departments and divisions and with outside agencies.
Monitors and ensures timely compliance with regulatory matters and reporting requirements.
Represents the department by attending meetings and committees; presents information to staff, departments, and management.
Plans, coordinates, and evaluates activities associated with assigned contracts; participates in research and evaluation of proposed contractual obligations and agreements; assists in contract negotiations and administration; monitors compliance with applicable contractual agreements.
May supervise, provide direction to, or oversee the work of less experienced staff.
Assists in planning, organizing, and researching grants for a division or department; monitors and evaluates information to determine compliance with prescribed standards and guidelines; writes and edits grant applications; tracks grant spending.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Associate's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field and three years of progressively responsible and related experience in preparing and monitoring budgets, researching and analyzing data, and/or project management
Department policies and procedures
Research and analysis methods and elements of report presentation
Principles, methods, and practices of municipal budgeting and finance
Grants and grant accounting
Customer service procedures and techniques
Methods and techniques of statistical and financial analysis
Collect, evaluate and interpret complex information and data
Maintain confidentiality of information processed or prepared
Analyze and interpret statistical data and present findings in a clear, accurate and concise manner
Analyze issues and independently formulate recommendations
Track, monitor, reconcile and analyze budgets
Compute mathematical figures; make complex arithmetic computations and prepare statistical summaries
Prepare clear, accurate and concise administrative and financial reports
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Establish and maintain effective working relationships
Operate a computer and related software and demonstrate proficiency to prepare accurate documents, spreadsheets, databases, reports, manuals, presentations, email and timesheets
Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying
Work Environment: Office setting