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WAYNE COUNTY COMMISSION FISCAL ANALYST - Detroit, MI

Quick Facts
Company Name:Wayne County Government
Location:Detroit, MI
Employment Type:Full Time
Pay:$50000 - $60000 per year
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Description

A Fiscal Analyst performs professional-level fiscal analysis, research, accounting,
forecasting, and budget-related work involved with related financial and budgetary
systems. Performs professional-level fiscal analysis of expenses and revenues for
multiple County departments. Prepares an overview of the budget submitted by the
County Executive.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Obtain and maintain a working knowledge of County departments as a basis for
budget analysis.
• Prepare fiscal analysis for contract review.
• Assist the Commission in evaluating departmental budget requests.
• Prepare document budget changes proposed by Commissioners during budget
deliberations.
• Assist the Commission in preparing the annual appropriations ordinance and
budget execution instructions.
• Assist in brainstorming and idea planning.
• Utilizing comparisons with benchmark communities to evaluate direct/indirect
costs of services provided by the County.
• Assist and/or oversee the annual updating of the budget for the County, including
identifying new and ongoing operation's needs.
• Comparing departmental budgets with actuals to identify significant trends.
• Interact with Management and Budget personnel to obtain projection criteria and
assumptions.
• Prepare an overview of the budget submitted by the County Executive.

COMMITTEE SUPPORT
• Attend Commission and/or Committee meetings.
• Monitor Committee agendas to identify items with budget significance or
implications.
• Provide financial support for the Commission.
• Prepare independent financial/budget projections upon request.
• Coordinate with other County Commission personnel, including department
heads to obtain additional information needed.

SKILLS REQUIRED
• Strong initiative, self-motivation, and ability to perform with limited supervision.
• Ability to meet deadlines and multi-task.
• Strong organizational and accurate proofreading skills, and strong attention to
detail.
• Strong investigative, analytical, oral, and written communication skills.
• Familiarity with budget analysis and governmental accounting.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, such as Word, Excel, and Outlook.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with a major in finance or
accounting; 3 years of work experience in governmental accounting or finance.
• Personal computer literacy required; general computer literacy preferred.
• Two years work experience in budget analysis.
• Salary range: $50,000-$60,000.

• Please email resume with "Fiscal Analyst" listed in the subject line to
commissionhr@waynecounty.com by December 8, 2022.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Wayne County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to: recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

For information regarding the Department of Justice - EEO Utilization Report, please visit https://www.waynecounty.com/departments/phr/legal-postings.aspx.


Accommodations

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Wayne County Department of Personnel/Human Resources at 313-224-5901 or via email at hrexam@waynecounty.com. Hearing or speech impaired persons using TDD's or similar devices may contact the Michigan Relay Center, toll free at (800) 649-3777 or 711 to communicate directly with the Department of Personnel/Human Resources during regular working hours.



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