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CAPITAL BUDGET ANALYST


Title Description:
Date Posted: 5/20/2020
Deadline: UNTIL FILLED
Job Number: 069-20-N
Branch: FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
Union Status: NON-REPRESENTED

WORK OBJECTIVE:

This position performs highly responsible budget analysis work involving assistance with the preparation and maintenance of the annual capital budget, completing capital budget performance and status reports, and maintaining and analyzing current capital projects. Work is performed within established policies, guidelines, and procedures. Work is performed under the supervision of the Manager. Assignments are performed with considerable independence, requiring the exercise of discretion, sound judgment, and initiative.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. • Assists in the preparation and analysis of the Authority’s annual detailed capital budget. • Assists in the preparation of the Authority’s annual five-year capital budget plan. • Maintains and analyzes capital budget performance data. • Researches and assembles various types of statistical data. • Prepares monthly and quarterly year-to-date capital project performance and status reports. • Interfaces with all departments to maintain capital adherence and to develop budget needs to meet Authority goals. • Assists management and staff to analyze and close out capital projects. • Performs additional duties and tasks as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

Knowledge of accounting and budget analysis principles, practices and procedures. Knowledge of laws and regulations governing budgeting and financial operations. Ability to organize and clearly present oral and written reports of findings and recommendations concerning financial, statistical, and management studies. Ability to isolate and analyze significant trends from detailed records/financial data. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships, as necessitated by work assignments. Considerable skill in the preparation and monitoring of large complex operations and capital improvement budgets.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds).

ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Work is performed in usual office conditions with rare exposure to disagreeable environmental factors.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field, and three (3) years’ experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

NOTE:

TO APPLY: Send NFTA employment application, resume and cover letter specifying the job number 069-20-M to: NFTA Human Resources 181 Ellicott Street Buffalo, NY 14203 Or email to: application_intake@nfta.com

OTHER:

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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