1823 Senior Administrative Analyst - Budget
Senior Budget Analyst
|Department||Homelessness and Supportive Housing Services|
|Date Opened||4/20/2017 11:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||5/5/2017 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$42.73 - $51.94/hour; $7,406.00 - $9,003.00/month; $88,868.00 - $108,030.00/year|
|Job Type||Temporary Exempt|
Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing
Senior Budget Analyst
Class 1823 - Senior Administrative Analyst
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Temporary Exempt. This position is a temporary position exempt from the competitive civil service examination process and serves at the discretion of the Appointing Officer. This position is temporary, pending a Permanent Civil Service Examination and Appointment which is anticipated to take place later this year. A person serving in such Temporary Exempt position must participate and be successful in a Civil Service Examination and be selected through an open competitive process to be considered for permanent appointment.
Who We Are
Through the provision of coordinated, compassionate, and high‐quality services, the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing (HSH) strives to make homelessness in San Francisco rare, brief, and one time. The Department provides assistance and support to homeless and at‐risk youth, adults and families to prevent imminent episodes of homelessness and end homelessness for people in San Francisco. Services including outreach, homelessness prevention, emergency shelter, drop‐in centers, transitional housing, supportive housing, short‐term rental subsidies, and support services to help people exit homelessness. For more information about the department, please visit our website: http://dhsh.sfgov.org/
What We Do
San Francisco is a pioneer in homeless services and a leader in providing supportive housing as a permanent exit from homelessness. The Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing seeks to be a national leader in the movement to end homelessness by developing a coordinated, client-focused system of services, piloting innovative models, and implementing proven solutions with measurable results. Major programs include: street outreach and service connection through the Homeless Outreach Team; 1,500-bed shelter system for single adults and families including shelters for members of the LGBT community and survivors of domestic violence; Navigation Centers that provide temporary shelter to chronically homeless individuals using a low-threshold entry model; rapid rehousing rental subsidies for families, single adults, seniors and transitional aged youth; the Homeward Bound program which has helped 10,000 individuals return to stable housing in their city of origin; and robust supportive housing programs of nearly 6,500 units which provide permanent housing and services to formerly homeless individuals and families.
What You Will Be Doing
Administration and Finance Division: The Administration and Finance Division supports departmental operations and programs through expert analytical work and support. Under the direction of the Fiscal and Performance Manager, the Senior Budget Analyst plans, organizes, leads, and conducts complex, sensitive, and detailed analytical work primarily in the area of budget, but also in the areas of fiscal, economic, legislative, contract, and administrative policy. This position will also provide analytical support to operations and programs, and is expected to exercise excellent independent judgment. Researches, analyzes and makes policy recommendations pertaining to the department’s financial forecast and budget; may direct complex financial or operational activities; responds to informational requests, including those of a highly sensitive nature, and may represent the department to the Mayor's Office, Board of Supervisors, Controller's Office, other City officials, outside agencies and the public.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Coordinates, develops, and monitors departmental budget items of moderate complexity and assists in the development and management of departmental budget items of greater complexity; negotiates budget proposals within the department and with the Mayor's Office, Board of Supervisors and other agencies; assists management in the budget development process, monitoring of the budget, budget reporting, and interpretation of budget-related documents.
- Plans and performs economic and/or financial analyses including forecasting, revenue and/or expense projections, analysis of capital requirements, evaluation of funding alternatives, rate analysis, modeling and cost/benefit analysis; assesses the quality of existing forecasting models and develops recommendations to simplify the approaches used and/or improve accuracy; prepares reports with financial/policy recommendations and appropriate supporting documentation.
- Collaborates with other City departments and community providers on budget and fiscal policy affecting homeless services; coordinates activities relating to the application for and management of grants, revenues, and subventions from private, State, and Federal sources.
- Analyzes existing and proposed administrative policies and procedures as well as organizational problems as they pertain to the department’s financial forecast and budget development; conducts difficult and detailed studies; identifies administrative problems, determines methods of analysis and identifies trends; prepares and presents reports with recommendations; and may develop and implement new systems, procedures, and documentation protocols.
- Directs and performs difficult complex and/or sensitive projects for executive management on issues concerning HSH budget, finance, and legislative policy and operational issues; preparing revenue and expense analyses to determine the fiscal impact of various program initiatives and State, Federal, and Municipal mandates.
- Communicates quantitative budget information to internal and external audiences through concise written documents as well as presentation materials including the use of data visualization tools.
- Monitors and analyzes program spending, and develops information to be used to support managers and staff in efficiently and responsibly administering programs. Participates in regular reviews of the department’s contracts with contracts and program staff to sharpen HSH’s outcome measures, align them with program goals, and hold providers to the highest level of accountability.
1. Possession of a graduate degree (Master's degree or higher) from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of full-time equivalent experience performing professional level analytical work as described in Note A: OR
2. Possession of a graduate degree (Master's degree or higher) from an accredited college or university with major college coursework as described in Note B and two (2) years full-time equivalent experience performing professional level analytical work as described in Note A; OR
3. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and four (4) years full-time equivalent experience performing professional level analytical work as described in Note A; OR
4. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with major college coursework as described in Note B and three (3) years full-time equivalent performing professional level analytical work as described in Note A
SUBSTITUTION: Applicants may substitute up to 2 years of the required education with additional qualifying experience in budget analysis, financial analysis and reporting, legislative/policy analysis, or contract/grant administration. One year (2000 hours) of additional qualifying experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester units/45 quarter units.
Notes on Qualifying Experience and Education:
A. Qualifying professional-level analytical experience must be in one or more of the following functional areas: complex budget analysis, development and administration; complex financial/fiscal analysis and reporting; development of complex contracting systems and administration of competitive bid processes and complex contractual agreements; development and evaluation of complex management/administrative policy; complex grant administration and monitoring; complex program evaluation and planning; complex legislative analysis; complex economic analysis; or other functional areas related to the duties of positions in Class 1823, where the primary focus of the job is complex professional-level analysis for evaluation, recommendation, development and implementation of major programs and functions of department/organization. Analytical experience equivalent to the duties of Class 1822 is considered qualifying.
B. Coursework applicable to a baccalaureate or higher degree in specialized subject matter areas such as public or business administration, management, business law, contract law, public policy, urban studies, economics, statistical analysis, finance, accounting or other fields of study closely related to the essential functions of positions in Class 1823.
· One year of verifiable experience performing complex budget analysis in a public agency.
· Familiarity with Community Based Organizations and/or resources.
· Demonstrable skills with statistical software such as Business Objects, Stata, Access, and GIS.
· Ability to visualize data and communicate quantitative information clearly for internal and external stakeholders, including the general public.
· Knowledge of homeless services program policies and operations.
· Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
· Experience working with a large diverse workforce of people with different culture, backgrounds, and opinions.
How To Apply
To apply, you must complete the online application and include your resume and cover letter summarizing your experience in relation to the essential duties of this position.
To submit resume using the online application:
- Select the “Resume” tab in the online application
- Follow instructions given on screen.
To submit cover letter using the online application:
- Select the “Other” tab in the online application
- Choose “Upload” as your method of submittal
- Click on “Upload Attachment”
- Follow instructions given on screen.
Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience. Additional screening mechanisms may be implemented in order to determine candidates’ qualifications. Only those applicants who most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited to participate in the selection process. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the interview.
Verification: Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process.
Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.
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Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.
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- Candidates applying for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
- Candidates applying for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.
Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.
If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
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