About Our Job

Are you someone who loves numbers, financial analysis, and is passionate about investing in the growth of Sarasota County? We are currently looking for an Operating/Capital Budget Manager in our Office of Financial Management to provide leadership and serve as the subject matter expert for projects involving all financial management and related analysis. You will also train, mentor, and develop assigned budget staff. Be sure to apply today!

Job Description:

Manage all functions related to the development and implementation of a countywide budget.

  • Supervise and perform complex technical data analysis and related reporting
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP and GAAFR standards
  • Analyze and evaluate departmental and division budgets, work methods and financial procedures
  • Oversee daily responsibilities of assigned budget staff

Responsible for the operating budget development and maintenance for assigned departments.

Oversight of the reprioritization/reallocation of the Infrastructure Surtax Program.

Administer budgeting and planning policies and procedures.

  • Includes periodic updates and appropriate staff training
  • Monitor and report on fund balance and related reserve requirements and potential utilization
  • Oversee year end close-out process

Prepare and present financial analytical reports including recommendations for improvements.

  • Includes preparation and presentation of special budget management analysis and studies
  • Prepare budget status reports during budget process
  • Reviews monthly expenditure and encumbrance reports

Provides information to county employees otherwise not available.

  • Methods of gathering information include Microsoft Access and Excel, ONESolution downloads, and Crystal Reports
  • Researches, develops, and designs documents and/or processes for internal customers
  • Utilizes technology that often replaces tedious manual report production
  • Organizes information in a logical, easily readable manner

Conducts performance appraisal process for assigned budget staff.

  • Partner with HR on employee relations
  • Develop and train staff
  • Mentor and lead staff

About You

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics, or other related field and minimum of four (4) years of progressively responsible professional experience
  • Two years of supervisory experience
  • Associates degree from an accredited college or university and 6-years of job-related experience
  • Year-for-year experience may substitute for the college degree
  • Related professional experience or certifications may substitute for the required education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics, or related field
  • Three years’ experience in government financial reporting structures and governmental auditing procedures highly desirable

About Everything Else

Pay: $77,000.00 – $92,000.00 based on your experience