Sr. Financial Analyst-Finance and Administration/FIN Budget

City of Memphis Memphis, TN
Job Functions

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the general supervision of the Budget Supervisor to coordinate and compile the Operating and Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Budgets of assigned divisions. Reviews and analyzes operating and capital budgets submitted by divisions. Recommends changes to division budget request in order to conform division budgets to prescribed guidelines and implement cost saving measures. Reviews and analyses division budget performance measures to support priority focused spending. Utilizes complex financial software to assist in preparation, verification, and analysis of division budgets and to create and/or revise documents, spreadsheets, presentations, graphs, and charts. Monitors division budgets against actual performance monthly and projects financial trends. Assists with the preparation of Operating and CIP books for internal and external reporting. Reviews resolutions and ordinances submitted by divisions for conformity within the City's operating procedures and processes, and adjust budgets throughout the year as deemed necessary by ordinance or resolution.


* May assist Budget Manager on special projects.

* May serve on committees, as necessary, to assist in special project assignments.

* Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

Typical Qualifications

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires the use of general office equipment such as computers, calculators, copiers, and telephones. Requires the ability to communicate both orally and in writing with managers and staff.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office environment except during on-site visits to divisions to observe or monitor operations.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Accounting, Economics or a related field and four (4) years' experience in accounting, financial analysis, or budget forecasting; or any combination of education and experience which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Master's Degree preferred. High degree of proficiency in computer skills such as Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, financial software, and PC network programs and the ability to understand internal configuration of budgeting software preferred. Oracle and Hyperion financial software experience preferred.

Special Requirements

The City Charter requires that City Employees must establish residence within Shelby County within six (6) months from date of Employment. Proof of residence will be required at the time of hire.

The City of Memphis is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Talent Management at

Division: Finance and Administration

Service Center: FIN Budget