Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Public Administration, or closely related field (proof required*). [Experience offering specific and substantial preparation for the duties of the position may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis]; AND
A minimum of four (4) years full-time professional experience offering specific and substantial preparation for the duties of the position. [Master's degrees in Business, Public Administration, or a closely related field may be substituted for up to one year of required experience (proof required for substitution to be applied*)].
Ability to work overtime, weekends, and evenings when needed.
A minimum of two (2) years full-time professional experience in budget development and financial management (including experience monitoring program performance, analyzing data, and managing budgets)
Experience in developing and managing interdepartmental MOUs
Proficiency in Excel
SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE
Proficiency with financial management systems related to budgeting, accounting, and purchasing functions.
Strong organization skills, ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment, be flexible, and manage multiple assignments within a fast-paced working environment.
Ability to maintain accurate records and files.
Exceptional customer service and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, at all levels of the organization.
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
Ability to consistently produce a professional work product in a timely manner.
Proficiency with computers, including internet, email, and office productivity software (i.e. Microsoft Office).
*Required documents, such as transcripts, degrees, certificates, or licenses, must be uploaded to the online application in PDF format at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristic on the document. Proof of education for academic degrees should indicate the type of degree and date of degree conferral. Candidates who possess degrees or units from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency at the time of filing.
This recruitment will close at 4:30 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Tuesday, February 8, 2022. To be considered, please apply under "Current Openings" with your resume, cover letter, and proof of education (if qualifying with an academic degree) as PDF attachments at: www.longbeach.gov/jobs.
Applications will be reviewed for depth and breadth of experience, and for level and relatedness of education (if applicable). The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in further selection procedures. The selected candidate will be required to go through a background check and a physical examination prior to appointment if they are an external candidate. Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements, including submission of all required attachments, will not be considered.