Budget & Financial Planning Manager
$40.96 – $53.20 Hourly
$7,099.73 – $9,221.33 Monthly
$85,196.80 – $110,656.00 Annually
10/14/15 12:00 PM
The City of Bend is seeking qualified applicants for a full time Budget & Financial Planning Manager opportunity. Reporting to an engaged Finance Director, this professional management position is responsible for development and management of the City’s budget, financial analyses and planning. This position plans, organizes and manages the budget and long-term financial planning processes for the City and the Bend Urban Renewal Agency, performs complex and technical analyses, financial projections and forecasts and works with all city departments to develop budgets in accordance with budget law. The City of Bend has a biennial budget of $634 million, and nearly 600 FTE. Competitive applicants should have demonstrated ability to manage a complex budget of this size.
The ideal finance candidate will be a seasoned and insightful leader from a government financial industry (Oregon experience preferred) and is driven to meet the challenges of the position and to achieve the City’s mission. Preferred candidates will possess a combination of business acumen, political astuteness, facilitative and decision-making abilities as well as a customer service orientation. The position effectively manages work groups by inspiring, mentoring and advising subject matter expert staff members, facilitating goal accomplishment, and assessing performance of themselves and others to ensure success.
A proven track record of building trusting relationships is essential. The ideal candidate will be fully engaged, approachable and accessible to employees, departments and external stakeholders. He or she must have an optimistic outlook and the ability to problem solve and build consensus using effective communication.
This resourceful professional stays current with information, technology, trends, and developments in the budget and financial planning field and recommends and/or implements applicable and reasonable policy and process changes as a result of industry trends. For more information and to apply, go to www.bendoregon.gov/jobs!