TASK FORCE: Parks, Cultural Infrastructure and Capital Development
UNIT: Capital Coordination
JOB TITLE: One (1) Assistant Analyst / Analyst / Senior Analyst
CONTROL CODE: PCICD-21-01
The Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is the City government’s chief financial agency. OMB’s staff of analysts and experts assembles and oversees the Mayor’s expense and capital budgets, which fund the services and activities of more than 70 City agencies.
The Infrastructure, Transit, Culturals & Libraries Task Force develops, monitors and maintains budgets for nine infrastructure, environmental protection and cultural-related agencies. It addresses issues such as upstate watershed agreements, wastewater treatment, construction and maintenance of highways and bridges, subsides for transit services and funding for cultural institutions and libraries.
The Cultural Institutions and Libraries Unit oversees and analyzes the operations, projects, and expense (operating), capital, and State, Federal, and Private Grant revenue budgets to develop more efficient, effective service delivery and improved budget allocations for the Department of Cultural Affairs and Public Libraries (New York Public Library and Research Libraries, Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Borough Public Library).
The duties of this position will encompass the following activities:
· Assist in the day-to-day administration of the operating budgets for the Department of Cultural Affairs and the Public Libraries.
· Review scopes of work and cost estimates for capital requests. Prepare Certificates to Proceed and other OMB documents relating to approved projects.
· Assist in the preparation of the expense and capital plan documents for the Department of Cultural Affairs and Public Libraries.
· Develop, review, and monitor cost reduction programs and analyze the policy implications of each proposal.
· Estimate the fiscal impact of existing or proposed operational policies.
· Administer expense and revenue budgets by processing budget modifications, reviewing contracts, and approving hiring plans.
· Prepare technical budget documents, including surplus/needs analyses and spending plans.
· Prepare and present analytical reports and briefings on related programmatic and budgetary issues.
· Represent OMB at meetings with officials from various City and State agencies, cultural institutions, and Libraries.
· Conduct special projects relating to the Department of Cultural Affairs and the Public Libraries.
· Demonstrated quantitative and analytic skills.
· Ability to use formulas and pivot tables to analyze large data sets and effectively format spreadsheets for presentation and review.
· Basic knowledge of Microsoft Access, Crystal, and FMS is preferred.
· Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
· Self-starter able to generate and complete projects with limited supervision.
· Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Assistant Analyst ($46,856+): Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Public Policy Analysis/Administration, or a subject related to the specific assignment with no or one year of full-time experience in budgetary planning/management, financial analysis, public policy analysis/administration or a related field.
Analyst ($62,480+): Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Public Policy Analysis/Administration, or a subject related to the specific assignment and a minimum of two years of a budgetary planning/management, financial analysis, public policy analysis/administration or a related field; or an awarded Master’s degree in Financial Management, Business, Public Administration or a field related to the specific assignment.
Senior Analyst ($70,291): Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of full-time experience in public policy analysis/administration, economic analysis/research, budgetary planning/management, financial analysis, or a related field; or an awarded Master’s degree in Public Policy Analysis/Administration, Economics, Business, Finance, or related field, and one year of relevant experience.
THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET AND THE CITY OF NEW YORK ARE INCLUSIVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERS COMMITTED TO RECRUITING AND RETAINING A DIVERSE WORKFORCE AND PROVIDING A WORK ENVIRONMENT THAT IS FREE FROM DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT BASED UPON ANY LEGALLY PROTECTED STATUS OR PROTECTED CHARACTERISTIC, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED
TO AN INDIVIDUAL’S SEX, RACE, COLOR, ETHNICITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, RELIGION,
DISABILITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, VETERAN STATUS, GENDER IDENTITY, OR PREGNANCY.
You must be a New York City resident within 90 days of the date of appointment and you must be legally eligible to work in the United States.