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Budget and Strategic Planning Manager
Location : Frisco TX US 75034
Division : Financial Services
Job Code : 182
% of Travel Required : 0-10%
Job Type : Full Time
Career Level : Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
Education : Bachelor's Degree
Skill : Banking/Financial -> Controller, Budget Analyst, Compliance, Risk & Audit, Client Service
Category : Accounting/Auditing
Compensation : From 3182.28 To 4238.31 USD Bi-Weekly
Job Description :
Summary: Under general direction of the Assistant Finance Director, the Budget and Strategic Planning Manager will be responsible for the coordination of the City’s Annual Operating and Capital Budget, City Grants, Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBGP), the City of Frisco Social Service Grant Program and all programs created and overseen by the City of Frisco Social Services and Housing Board.  This position provides supervision and direction for the Budget Analyst, Senior Financial Analysts, and Community Development Supervisor and assigned staff.
 
The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbent(s) in this position. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties in this description and incumbent(s) may be required to perform position-related tasks other than those specifically listed in this description.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Conducts research projects, surveys, compiles and analyzes data for reports, projects, and boards.
  • Completes and files monthly and quarterly reports for each award of Federal, state or private financial assistance.
  • Initiates, directs and assists in the preparation, monitoring and management of both operating and capital budgets, and the multi-year financial forecasts for all budgeted funds.
  • Analyzes and provides recommendations on complex issues relating to the operating and capital budget, financial matters or departmental operations.
  • Recommends strategies and works with departments to develop schedules and instruments to facilitate departmental budget preparation and serves as the liaison with Finance and other departments to implement budget objectives.
  • Manages day-to-day requirements and departmental requests, including review and approval of expenditures, agenda items, special projects, expenditure variances, inter-fund transfers, fund summaries and level of service reporting.
  • Monitors budget and financial reports and completes detailed account analysis for irregularities, account limits; researches problem areas for resolution, insure fiscal goals set by management/City Council are being met.
  • Designs, develops and implements systems and procedures for projecting, monitoring and analyzing budgetary expenditures.
  • Coordinates with departments to review plans, determines budgetary needs, gathers information, monitors programs, and makes recommendations on budget preparation, presentation, implementation and interpretation.
  • Coordinates with departments to design performance measures and responsible for reporting models to demonstrate that objectives are being met.
  • Assures the accuracy of budgetary information and research.
  • Supervises and evaluates assigned staff, including hiring, training and providing appropriate feedback on performance.
  • Serves as Staff liaison for the Social Services Housing Board (citizen committee), to include meeting facilitation, contract negotiations, creation and implementation of program policies.
  • Serves as the Housing Trust Fund representative to the City Council.
  • Oversees the administration of theCDBG program; including grant applications, the sub-recipient process, Consolidated Plan, Annual Action Plan, and Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report,
  • Oversees the Housing Rehabilitation Program, Social Service Grant Program, andTargeted Down Payment Assistance Program; including Homebuyer Education.
  • Plans, coordinates, prioritizes and reviews work of assigned division staff.
  • Coordinates with various City departments, consultants, contractors, and state and Federal agencies on the implementation and administration of grant projects; tracking grant status and financial progress.
  • Oversees grant applications for the City of Frisco departmental grants and monitors in-house grant processes to ensure all grant applications are submitted to City Council for approval of application submission and award acceptance.
  • Works with local, state, and federal entities to ensure that grants are submitted, tracked, and in-compliance. 
Other Important Duties:
  • Attends training schools/seminars and other City related events which may require occasional overnight travel.
  • Travels to assigned meetings, presentations and conferences.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential.


 
Job Requirements :
Required Knowledge and Skills:
  • Knowledge of public finance, grant application and grant administration techniques and concepts.
  • Knowledge of HUD grant administration and accounting regulations to ensure conformity with rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of IDIS and CDBG rules and regulations and perform electronic data input and maintenance as necessary.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of accounting including proficiency in General Accounting Standards Board (GASB) requirements and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) pronounce­ments.
  • Knowledge of City policies, procedures and organizational structure.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of budget preparation including statistical methodology.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of municipal budget preparation, control and administration.
  • Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple programs and assignments.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and related equipment, hardware and software.
  • Skill in reading and interpreting blueprints, Federal or State regulations, technical handbooks, Ordinances and Statutes related to redevelopment.
  • Skill in effective oral and written communications.
  • Skill in preparing reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to resolve problems quickly and effectively.
  • Ability to work successfully with diverse constituents.
  • Ability to effectively interactwith contractors and non-profit agencies 
Preferred Education, Experience, and Certifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Administration, Business Administration, Planning or related field and five (5) years’ experience working in neighborhood, community and affordable housing development and grant administration or related Federal Program or
  • Master’s Degree in related field and two (2) years’ experience working in neighborhood, community and affordable housing development and grant administration or related Federal Program or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Two (2) years’ experience serving in a supervisory capacity.
  • CPA preferred, CGFO required within one year of assuming position.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, criminal background check and MVR check.
  • Must possess valid State of Texas Driver’s License. 
Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements:
  • Work is performed in an office environment.
     
    Physical Demands
    This work typically requires the following physical activities to be performed.  A complete description of the activities below is available upon request from Human Resources.
     
(X = Required to perform essential job functions)
Physical Activities   Physical Activities  
Balancing – maintain equilibrium to prevent falling while walking, standing, or crouching.   Pushing – use upper extremities to press against objects with force, or thrust forward, downward, outward.  
Climbing – ascending, descending ladders, stairs, ramps, requires body agility.   Reaching – extending hands or arms in any direction.  
Crawling – moving about on hands, knees, or hands, feet.   Repetitive Motion – substantial movements of wrists, hands, fingers. X
Crouching – bending body forward by bending leg, spine. X Speaking – expressing ideas with spoken word, convey detailed, important instructions accurately, concisely. X
Feeling – perceiving attributes of objects by touch with skin, fingertips.   Standing – for sustained periods of time.  
Fingering – picking, pinching, typing, working with fingers rather than hand. X Stooping – bending body downward, forward at waist, with full motion of lower extremities and back. X
Grasping – applying pressure to object with fingers, palm.   Talking 1- expressing ideas by spoken word X
Handling – picking, holding, or working with whole hand. X Talking 2 – shouting to be heard above ambient noise.  
Hearing 1 – perceiving sounds at normal speaking levels, receive information. X Visual Acuity 1 - prepare, analyze data, transcribing, computer terminal, extensive reading. X
Hearing 2 – receive detailed information, make discrimination in sound.   Visual Acuity 2 - color, depth perception, field of vision.  
Kneeling – bending legs at knee to come to rest at knees. X Visual Acuity 3 - determine accuracy, neatness, observe facilities/structures.  
Lifting – raising objects from lower to higher position, moving objects side to side, using upper extremities, back. X Visual Acuity 4 - operate motor vehicles/heavy equipment.  
Mental Acuity – ability to make rational decisions through sound logic, deductive reasoning. X Visual Acuity 5 -close acuity for inspection of small defects, machines, use measurement devices, or fabricate parts.  
Pulling - use upper extremities to exert force, haul or tug.   Walking - on foot to accomplish tasks, long distances, or site to site. X
 
 
 Work Environment     
 
Work performed is primarily:
  (X = Primary type of work performed)
Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. X
Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force to move objects.  
Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force  occasionally,
and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
 
Heavy work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally,
and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
 
Very heavy work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.  
 
 
Equipment and Tools Utilized:
  • Equipment utilized includes personal computer, copier, calculator, fax machine, standard office equipment, audio/visual equipment, and department vehicles.

 

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