The City of Greeley is seeking a talented Rates and Budget Analyst committed to providing operational excellence in water and sewer financial management and rate setting. As a part of the Water & Sewer Department, you will work with an energetic group of water and sewer professionals dedicated to serving the City, our citizens, and the Northern Colorado regional economy. Collaborate with a talented team committed to improving public and environmental health though investment in infrastructure and water supplies that serves our collective future.
The individual selected for this position will be a critical member of the City’s Water and Sewer financial team. The Rate and Budget Analyst will lead the City’s water and sewer rate setting and budget development process. Leading this effort requires collaboration with capital program managers, operational leaders, and other financial professionals.
This position requires a self-motivated candidate with sound technical, financial modeling, and problem solving skills who can work independently. Additionally, this position will be the key Water and Sewer staff person for organizing, tracking, and communicating the department’s contractual requirements.
We need you! Public service is an honorable profession and local public service provides the opportunity to work directly with the people we serve. Come be a part of Greeley - A City Achieving Community Excellence.
EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS:
Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Public Administration, Geography, Finance, Accounting, Natural Resource Economics or a related field required;
3-5 years' budget analysis required;
Experience with rate modeling for an enterprise fund required;
Experience with managing contracts and coordinating the required actions contained within those contracts;
Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered;
Advanced proficiency in using Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and other software
Strong written and oral communication skills required
Ability to advocate technical findings and positions to a general audience
Strong organizational skills and ability to research technical and historical documents
A valid Colorado driver license and safe driving record.
Rate and cash flow modeling:
Responsible for development, analysis, and maintenance of department rate models;
Provide reporting and presentations to Executive Level Management as well as applicable board members and City Council;
Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis on an as needed basis;
Development of department budget:
Responsible for the development, analysis and maintenance of department budget;
Responsible for review of Capital and Operating Budgets within Department and make or suggest changes as needed;
Identify, organize, and report on contract provisions within the water and sewer department
Participate or lead special projects that have department financial impact.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Majority of time will be spent in an office, utilizing computer and related technology, attending meetings and with occasional field work necessary;
· Vision enough to interpret computer screens and documents to assist the public and complete work assignments;
Manual dexterity to operate a personal computer and equipment;
Hearing and speech enough to communicate effectively with consultants, agencies, water user stakeholders, developers, etc.;
About City of Greeley
Greeley operates under a Council-Manager form of government. There are seven elected officials on the
Council including the Mayor. Councilmembers are residents of Greeley who care deeply about the City and
choose to serve as an elected official.
Through its 896 full-time employees and with a total budget of $367.8 million, the City of Greeley provides many
services and programs to residents.
Exciting things are happening in Greeley:
• City Center South, a modern municipal office building recently constructed is now open. The new
complex, houses City Council meeting chambers, Municipal Court, Information Technology, Water and
Sewer offices, GTV8, and Central Records. The City is committed to developing centralized modern
governmental workspaces with ample meeting rooms, effective collaborative spaces and up-to-date
audio-visual equipment to facilitate video conferencing, meeting broadcasting and other time and travel
• Greeley is home to a diverse mixture of industries, from breweries to oil and gas, from unique shops to
food processing, and from agricultural innovation to an incredible concentration of creative industries and
individuals. The city at...tracts good corporate citizens with skilled-labor jobs that pay competitive salaries.
• Imagine Greeley, a public engagement campaign to collect input and feedback from the community on
issues and opportunities, involved over 1,000 residents. Plans developed in areas ranging from public
safety to housing, infrastructure, and growth. The imagining serves as a roadmap for the future.
• Ongoing investment in the redevelopment of Downtown Greeley with major investments in public art,
road and pedestrian infrastructure, stormwater mitigation, redevelopment incentives, and sense of place
enhancements attract investment and innovation. A new, upscale hotel and conference center recently
opened downtown attracting new visitors, business meetings, and special events. New restaurants,
hospitality, and retail outlets are choosing to locate in every corner of the city.
• Major projects under construction include the construction of the UC Health Hospital in west Greeley,
Campus Commons on the University of Northern Colorado campus, and much more. The South Maddie
Apartments will feature mixed-use multi-family housing and street-level retail shops; this project builds
on the momentum of new improvements to the 8th Avenue corridor.
Greeley is a great place for businesses and families to call home. The City’s vision, of being an attractive and
vibrant community in which to live, learn, work and play is alive and well in Greeley today