Senior Budget Analyst

$73,174 - $106,392 yearly
  • City of Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale, AZ, USA
  • May 23, 2023
Full time Budget & Strategy Finance

Job Description

The City of Scottsdale is looking for a creative, independent thinker and doer, experienced in financial analysis to join the Budget Department as our new Senior Budget Analyst.

The Senior Budget Analyst performs a wide variety of complex analytical work involving the preparation, study and application of City budgets; as well as duties involved in the research, analysis and development of efficient financial systems.

Education and Experience
• A Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Public Administration, or other business-related fields from an accredited educational institution.
• Three years' professional experience in finance, management analysis, budgeting, accounting, or closely related field.
• An equivalent combination of education and job-related experience may substitute for the educational requirements on a year-for-year basis.
• Preferred: Master's Degree in Business Administration or Public Administration.
Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements
• Every person employed by the City of Scottsdale shall reside in the State of Arizona during his or her active employment by the City, regardless of whether the employee is approved to remote work.

Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following:
• Prepares monthly and annual financial reports. Provides information to the Budget Director and City management to facilitate analysis of budget variances and financial trends.
• Participates in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the budget process and develops strategies and alternatives that focus on continuous improvement, innovation, and change.
• Coordinates budget information from all parts of the organization and presents information in a fashion consistent with the intended user.
• Prepares multi-year financial models, revenue and expenditure forecasts and financial trend analysis.
• Performs citywide budget development, monthly revenue and expenditure monitoring and variance reporting.
• Researches and answers financial and budget questions.
• Provides financial and budget information to citizens, senior management, and staff from other cities upon request.

A completed online application along with a cover letter and resume are required to be considered.
Online applications will be available at the City of Scottsdale’s website in the Job Opportunities page at
Applications will be reviewed periodically.