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Management Analyst II

Augusta-Richmond County


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Under general direction of the Deputy Director, Finance, the Management Analyst will analyze situations, develop solutions and recommend action by performing a variety of professional, technical, and analytical tasks related to monitoring, mining, analyzing and interpreting data, departmental operations analysis, review and analysis of policies, protocols, procedures, and related performance metrics. In addition to assisting with the evaluation of major contracts to determine the cost effectiveness of in-house versus contract service delivery, the position will make recommendations to improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness, and perform various other projects relating to finance and budget as assigned. This position will be required to work in an environment which requires creative thinking and is required to develop solutions which may be unique and not follow a set of established outcomes.

 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs a variety of professional, technical, and analytical duties related to identifying alternative solutions, recommending alternative courses of action, monitoring, mining, analyzing and interpreting data: departmental operations analysis, review and analysis of policies, protocols, procedures, and related performance metrics.  Proposes and defends to Senior Management a best approach.
  • Assists with the evaluation of major contracts to help determine the cost effectiveness of in-house versus contract service delivery. Analyzes and recommends changes to those contracts. Reviews and approves accuracy of contracts and prepares reports justifying modifications.
  • Conducts administrative studies and cost benefit analyses, prepares reports, and makes recommendations to improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Assists in accounting and budgeting duties.
  • Participates in annual budget analysis and preparation.
  • Prepares and presents detailed and comprehensive reports to a variety of audiences.
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature as assigned by the Administrator or Finance Director or Deputy Director.

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Education:  Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, or economics from an accredited college or university
 
Experience:  Ten (10) years of increasingly responsible research and analytical experience in finance or related field, five (5) of which involved full-time experience in budget analysis, finance, economics, management analysis or governmental accounting.

Preferred:  Municipal experience
 
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 

  • Highly qualified candidates will have knowledge and experience in a majority of the following areas:  research and analysis, statistics, cost analysis, forecasting, report preparation and presentation, budgeting and economic forecasting, financial lean management or Six Sigma and other data analysis.
  • Highly skilled in utilizing relevant computer programs to develop and present reports and data
  • Outstanding analytical skills
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written, and ability to clearly and convincingly presents facts, findings and recommendations
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Certification: Prefer CPA, CPFO or  CGFM

Licensing:  Possession of a valid driver's license with good driving history.  If State license is other than Georgia or South Carolina, applicant must obtain a license in Georgia or South Carolina within 30 days of employment.  This position requires driving a county vehicle*

 

Listing ends on:

10/31/2021