A retired county administrator who took home $390,485 in pension benefits. A former Orange County schools superintendent with a pension of $370,000. An ex-sanitation worker for L.A.
The City of Oakland is searching for a talented, energetic professional to serve as the Budget Administrator. Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Budget Administrator is responsible for the development, monitoring, and administration of the City’s operating budget (approximately $2.7 billion) as well as overseeing the preparation of a variety of studies and reports related to current and long range budgetary needs, operational efficiencies, and productivity. Additionally, the Budget Administrator is responsible for directly supervising five staff in the Budget Bureau with shared oversight of three analysts and an assistant. The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills and be successful at building and maintaining strong working relationships throughout the organization including working directly with and in support of the Director of Finance. Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of progressively responsible experience in budget, analytical, and financial management in a relative government agency, including at least 3 years in a supervisory or management capacity. A Master’s degree and/or experience working with citizen organizations and elected officials is desirable. The annual salary range for this at-will position is $158,024 to $194,015. Benefits, including CalPERS retirement, are also offered. Interested candidates should apply by submitting a comprehensive resume and compelling cover letter via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, December 18, 2017. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at raa.careers/OaklandBA.
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