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Budget & Finance Analyst Sr #2405-223800-01

Street Maintenance Division

Date Opened
Wednesday, May 08, 2024 8:00 AM
Close Date
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 11:59 AM
Section
Charlotte Department of Transportation
Salary
  • $64,841-$81,050, commensurate with experience
Employment Type
  • Full Time

Overview

The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 15th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 897,000 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.

Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.

Function

Professional

Summary

The Street Maintenance Finance Section Manager works within a team of professionals to ensure that all material and contractual needs are provided to complete the maintenance of streets, sidewalks, and drainage systems by Street Maintenance staff. The Finance section manager also manages the Street Maintenance Street Cut program and ensures the accurate and prompt billing of internal and external customers that perform utility cuts within the ROW of the City of Charlotte. This position also oversees a staff of one (1) employee responsible for billing, accounts payable and first contact customer service. The Street Maintenance Finance Section Manager will report directly to the Administrative Manager.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all material and contractual needs are provided to complete the maintenance of streets, sidewalks, and drainage systems by Street Maintenance staff; 
  • Manage the Street Cut Certification program; 
  • Ensure the accurate and prompt billing of internal and external customers that perform utility cuts within the ROW of the City of Charlotte; 
  • Process and reconcile invoices and pay application; 
  • Develop and review bid documents for materials and service contracts; 
  • Manage financial business processes to ensure compliance with City ordinances and policies; 
  • Process billing and fund transfers between the Street Maintenance Division and other City departments for services provided by division staff; 
  • Prepare the budget and report to the Street Maintenance Management team; 
  • Develop and apply business process improvements; 
  • Manage financial, procurement, and customer service functions and staff; 
  • Review and approve all division purchase orders and procurement card purchases
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. 
  • Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. 
  • Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming. 
  • Management of Personnel Resources — Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
  • Clerical — Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Economics and Accounting — Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data. 
  • Written Communication — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Oral Communication & Comprehension— The ability to communicate and convey information effectively so others will understand. As well as the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a City of Charlotte Driving Permit.

ADA and Other Requirements:
  • Positions in this class typically require grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

Physical Requirements:
  • Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing, climbing, or walking for extended periods of time
  • Light to moderate lifting and carrying; some crouching, stooping, squatting, crawling, reaching, pushing, and pulling when performing tasks
  • Adequate vision, hearing, and speech required.

Sensory Requirements:
  • Concentrated and attentive use of one or more senses (visual, audio, and other sensory modalities) for proofreading, data entry, tabulating data.
  • Ability to operate in an environment with frequent interruptions from people and or noises, which in return could result in some level of stress, fatigue, or strain.
  • Comprehensive written information in work-related documents.
  • Ability to hear, understand, and distinguish speech.

Working Conditions:
  • Work is performed in an indoor office environment with moderate exposure to atmospheric conditions; moderate exposure to environmental conditions (such as officers, community members, victims, etc.); and frequent exposure to computer screens, files, and phone.  

Preferred Qualification

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Specifically Excel
  • Experience with MUNIS
  • 2 Year College Degree and five (5) year(s) of related work experience
  • Bachelor's Level Degree and Three (3) year(s) of related work experience
  • Master's Level Degree and One (1) year of relevant experience
  • An equivalent combination of education and relevant experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills an abilities to successfully perform the essential job duties

Minimum Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent and five year(s) of related work experience

 

OR

 

2 Year College Degree and three year(s) of related work experience

 

OR

 

Bachelor's Level Degree and one year(s) of related work experience

 

OR

 

Master's Level Degree

Conditions of Employment

The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.

The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply

Apply online.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job.

You are welcome to visit the City of Charlotte Human Resources Department lobby where we have workstations available. Our office is located at 700 East 4th Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), excluding official City holidays.

Anyone seeking an accommodation to apply for a job may call (704) 336-2285 for assistance or you may email questions to CityHrJobPostingsNotify@ci.charlotte.nc.us.

Benefits

<p>The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees. </p>

<p>Click <a href="https://charlottenc.gov/HR/Pages/Pay,-Benefits-and-Development.aspx" class="ApplyClass" target="_blank">here </a>to learn more about the City of Charlotte’s benefits. </p>

<p>The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.</p>

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