Description The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is seeking to fill a Program Analyst I position.
The Program Analyst I is an entry-level professional located within the Office of Departmental Financial Services of the City of Detroit Office of the Chief Financial Officer that receives direction and guidance from higher level Program Analysts.
A Program Analyst I primarily serves as an advisor to management on the evaluation of the effectiveness of government programs and operations.
Examples of Duties The Program Analyst I performs a variety of program and project management functions including but not limited to: Analyzes and evaluates, on a quantitative or qualitative basis, the effectiveness of program operations in meeting established goals and objectives; Develops, administers, monitors or evaluates economic and community development programs, grants and/or contracts for conformance, effectiveness and timeliness; Develops cost analyses of projects or performs cost benefit or economic evaluations of current or projected programs; Utilizes data collection and analysis techniques to evaluate individual programs; submits oral and written reports to management personnel for their consideration and decision-making; Performs final review of completed awards, makes appropriate adjustments or disallowances, and processes close-outs in a timely and compliant manner; and Conducts post-award reviews and analyses to identify management, financial, and administrative issues.
Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in business administration, public administration, public policy, economics, finance, accounting, urban studies, or a closely related field.
Experience No work experience is required.
One (1) year of professional experience involving the systematic review, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of financial data is preferred but not required.
Program Analyst I must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions.
License / Certificates None.
Equivalency Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis.
City Of Detroit