FLSA: Exempt

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(N33) $51,001.60 - $76,460.80 a year

JOBCODE: 025100


Health, vision, dental, and life insurance; annual and sick leave; paid holidays; pension and tax-deferred compensation (457) plans; and more.


  • Prepares and controls the cityís annual operating, capital improvement, and program budgets by: compiling and analyzing federal, state, and local financial data; preparing budget figures and expenditure details for assigned area(s) as well as program budget narratives and justifications; reconciliation of various financial systems to include, but not limited to, Oracle E-Business Suite General Ledger, Oracle Projects and Grants Module, and the Tampa Budget System; reviewing and correcting computer generated reports and print-outs; preparing schedules and cost information; and, preparing budget-related documents and charts.

  • Prepares annual and monthly budget reports, plans, and projections for all city funds including municipal tax-supported, federal revenue sharing and enterprise funds; prepares or assists in the preparation of HUD Action Plan Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report, Capital Improvement Program Status Reports, and other budget related reports; monitors and controls the Law Enforcement Trust Fund.

  • Consults with and elicits input from departmental representatives while formulating, analyzing, reviewing, and controlling individual department budgets; makes budget projections; suggests cost-cutting and efficiency alternatives; reviews expenditure requests and prepares budget resolutions.

  • Conducts cost analysis and budget impact studies and surveys; analyzes procedures and work methods to enhance operational efficiency; gathers budget information for use in union negotiations and provides to Employee Relations personnel; analyzes information to develop recommendations for various rates, fees and tax increases/proposals.

  • Reviews various personnel requests, organizational changes, budget resolutions, and payroll changes for accuracy and conformance with contractual, federal, and municipal requirements; reviews state and local legislation for budgetary impact; checks status of accounts to determine rate of expenditure/availability of funds; identifies problem areas and provides various options to resolve the problem(s).

  • Develops recommendations regarding approval, disapproval, or modification of budget based upon conformance to strategic initiatives, established goals and objectives.

  • Participates in cross-training to acquire proficiency to perform tasks of other budget personnel.

  • Performs related work as required.


Working knowledge of: municipal budget formulation and control; municipal organization and administration, including management principles and practices; statistical methods and quantitative analysis techniques; accounting and data processing.

Some knowledge of: federal and state revenue-sharing guidelines and procedures.

Ability to: analyze reports and statistics and draw sound conclusions; organize and present facts in a clear and concise manner and make sound recommendations; prepare, review, edit, and finalize graphic, numeric, and other printed materials; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, municipal officials, and the public.

Skill in: operation of computers and development of spreadsheets and other documents.


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelorís degree in accounting, finance, public or business administration or a related field and one (1) year of governmental budgetary/finance experience or three (3) years of private sector budgetary/finance experience, with experience in the operation of computers for development of spreadsheets and other documents.


Evaluation of training and experience. Drug testing is included in all pre-employment processing.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATONS: To be considered for this position, your application must be received or postmarked by the closing date of May 13, 2014. Applications received or postmarked after the closing date will not be processed.

HELPFUL HINTS FOR COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION: Please register as a MyTampaGov member before you begin the application process. This will enable you to view and re-use information from previously submitted applications to complete and submit any future applications. Please make certain your application is complete and the information you provide clearly demonstrates that you possess the minimum job qualifications as stated in the job announcement. Resumes can be submitted in support of an application, but not in lieu of an application. Resumes and copies of certifications or other required documents may be attached to your online application or e-mailed to careers@tampagov.net.

4-29-14 (025100)

Note: Applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date. Applications received or postmarked after 5/13/2014 will not be processed.

This office reserves the right not to consider those applications that have incomplete information, or that are received without necessary transcripts, certificates, licenses, or other required documents.