Senior Budgeting and Analytics Professional - R16792

  • Company: Sarasota County Government
  • Location: Sarasota , Florida 34236 United States of America
  • Salary: $57,137 to $65,000
  • Date Posted: September 18, 2023


Are you someone who loves numbers and finances and is passionate about investing in the growth of Sarasota County? We are looking for a Finance and Analytics Professional in our Public Utilities Department who will work with the enterprise departmental operating and capital budgets, debt management, financial/rate analysis, revenue forecasting, special projects, and analytical reporting strategies. Come and apply today to be a part of the premiere community where people choose to live, work, and play!

Job Description: Develop and maintain rate, budget, debt, and revenue/expenditure models, including coordinating rate model analyses conducted by outside consultants to measure trends and past performance. Conduct Public Utilities revenue forecasting and implement strategic operating and capital budget schemes. Develop strategic budget plans and implement and monitor planning processes, including BCC presentations, budget workshop presentations, and divisional and departmental managers’ briefings, including necessary backup materials. Research, develop, manage, and coordinate annual operational, capital, and revenue-related calculations and facilitates entry into Gov/Max. Coordinate and initiate Capital Improvement Projects (CIPs) and assemble work teams to help prioritize projects. Interface periodically with divisional management teams to present operating and capital improvement budgets and evaluate projected variances to approved budgets. Facilitate financial, administrative, and assessment processes. Ensure fiscal compliance with operating, capital improvement, and fund balance funding and provide monthly financial reporting information to the Public Utilities management team. Facilitate strategic business planning meetings with diverse management teams to assure financial and budgetary needs. Develop ongoing fiscal compliance parameter training plans. Participate with Public Utilities management regarding annual strategic planning and staffing plan development. Participate in the development/negotiation of inter-local and other agreements. Implement and facilitate special studies and analysis projects for Public Utilities Director, Senior Division Managers, and the departmental management team to review and analyze project tracking, schedule, and measure for the department. Manage the Utilities Franchise program; review franchise utility reports; manages the process for regulatory hearings required by Sarasota County Code and monitor or prepare rate or service-related inquiries received by regulated Franchise Utilities and their customers.


About You:

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree with major coursework in Public Administration, Business, Accounting, Finance, and/or Economics. Three (3) years of professional job-related experience. - OR - Master's degree and two (2) years of professional job-related experience. - OR - 7 years of professional job-related experience in the management of technical projects/programs can be substituted at management discretion for the required education

Preferred Qualifications: Professional experience in governmental accounting or auditing About Everything Else

Starting Pay Range: $57,137.60 - $65,000.00 based on experience

Position Salary Range: $57,137.60 - $98,176.00 #SRQCountyUtilities

Benefits: Enjoy great benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Florida Retirement System (FRS) and many, many more! For more information about employee benefits, please click this link or visit for additional information. Utilize our award-winning wellness program including free gyms and classes at multiple Sarasota County Government locations. Enjoy 11 paid holidays, 3 personal days and 16 paid vacation days in the first year of full-time employment with increasing accrual rates with years of service. (That adds up to a possible 30 days off in your 1st year!)​​

A different blend of voices prompt better conversations, choices and results for everyone. Sarasota County – Many Voices, One Team. We celebrate and value the experiences, backgrounds, perspectives, talents and strengths that make us different and are committed to creating a culture of understanding and respect where our employees realize that we are stronger together. Our vision is to attract, develop, retain and engage a talented workforce broadly representative of the citizens and communities we serve. To further value creativity, innovation, collaboration and great customer service – internally and externally. Sarasota County Government provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, genetic information, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training. A job applicant with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to participate in the application/selection process is requested to make known the need for an accommodation to Human Resources or appropriate county staff members. For assistance with the application, please call 941-861-5353. Government employers are drug-free and tobacco-free environments, EEO/AA/ADA employers, and they prohibit discrimination in all services, programs or activities. Sarasota County Government is a Tobacco-Free/Drug-Free Workplace.

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