Lead Analyst

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Make a difference in the community you live in! As a Community Builder—an employee with the City of Gainesville— you will have a direct hand in building and improving your community and making a visible impact on the lives of your neighbors. Working for local government is more than a job, it’s a chance to contribute to community success and to help enhance the Gainesville way of life.

Job Details:

The Office of Management and Budget team at the City of Gainesville is currently seeking a qualified Lead Budget Analyst. We are looking for an innovative self-driven individual who desires to be challenged and will deliver excellent customer service. Experience with Municipal Capital Improvement Planning and/or Grant budgeting preferred. A working knowledge of Workday and/or Adaptive Planning software preferred.

A typical work day may include working with departments to provide data and analysis related to annual budget development and monthly monitoring; identifying trends that produce efficiencies; collaborating with management to review results; benchmarking best practices to gauge performance; and presenting data.

Job Description:


Professional advanced-level work performing analytical activities of significant complexity that require the highest level of independent and critical thought and problem definition and solution analysis and may require the review of work or direction of lower level Analysts.  Incumbents assume complete responsibility for major projects or programs and the accuracy of their results.

Positions allocated to this classification report to a designated supervisor and work under limited supervision.  Work in this class is distinguished from other classes by its advanced and specialized nature of the research and analysis required.


This section of the job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities of the position.  The omission of a specific job function does not absolve an employee from being required to perform additional tasks incidental to or inherent in the job. Performance of lower level duties may be required.


Depending on area of assignment:

Prepares varied financial, operating or marketing reports, including study plans, quarterly summaries, forecasts, system and organizational analyses, and work flow-charts.  Presents to Senior Management or City Commission.

Acquires and disseminates information concerning work methods and procedures, controls, and similar management functions.  Develops alternatives and makes specific recommendations to superiors and assists in implementing the recommendations.

Performs highly specialized research projects.

Acts as lead for major projects or programs and assumes complete responsibility for their results.

Develops and maintains computer-based data files and records related to customers, costs and cost support schedules.

Determines short-term fuel requirements for utility facilities and exchange of wholesale transactions to third parties.

Prepares various aspects of budgets and may assist the Chief Financial Officer in the preparation and analysis of the annual budget.

Studies actual and potential problems and presents findings to officials using charts, slides, and other visual aids to describe findings, proposed solution, and effect in such areas as policy, program, organization, procedure, and form.

Designs and implements marketing research systems and projects to identify and analyze competitors’ strengths and weaknesses and marketing and communications processes’ strengths and weaknesses.

Conducts audits to monitor performance.  Performs rate, load, financial, operational or marketing studies.  Makes long- and short-range financial, operating, facilities or marketing plans.

Participates in the development of administrative and operating policies and procedures.

Prepares studies to determine need for additional equipment and facilities.

Directs the development and maintenance of computer software to assist in financial, operating, and planning studies, modeling, and research projects.

Provides direction and oversight of work of lower level Analysts.

Attends work on continuous and regular basis.


Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, public administration, finance, accounting or a related field as required by the hiring department, and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in financial, operational, fuels or marketing analysis, or eight (8) years of progressively responsible related analytical experience (with no degree), or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities.



Depending on area of assignment:

Valid Florida Driver License required.



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