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Management Analyst, Management Partners
Date Posted: 3/2/2018
Job Location: San Jose, California and Cincinnati, Ohio
Management Partners is seeking candidates desiring to have impact in a wide range of local government settings to work in our San Jose or Cincinnati office. The ideal candidates will possess the analytical, organization, and creative thinking skills that will make them a vital member of a high-performing team.
Bachelor’s degree required, with a master’s degree in public administration or related field preferred. Experience with local government is a plus. Must be energetic, adaptable, have good writing, analytical, and computer skills, and be willing to travel to serve clients and support projects. Salary DOQ. EOE/AA.
Under the direction of a project manager, typical assignments may include:
• Gathering data from publicly available sources, as well as direct contact with clients
• Designing and administering surveys and other data gathering tools
• Conducting complex analytical research, including comparative analyses, best practice research, budget analysis and strategies, and service delivery studies
• Collaborating with project team to prepare analysis, recommendations and implementation plans for clients, including written reports and visual presentations.
The ideal candidate possesses genuine curiosity about local governments and is willing to ask questions but also able to work independently while researching new topics. This position will operate in a multi-task environment and coordinate many assignments simultaneously, so at a minimum the applicant should be able to effectively plan, organize and prioritize competing responsibilities to complete work in a timely and accurate manner. We are looking for someone who is creative and eager to explore new analytical tools and presentation techniques.
Applicants should have strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, and internet navigation. Experience with PowerPoint and Visio is preferred. Familiarity with local government organizations (cities and counties) is desirable, as is experience working in local government.
To apply: Apply immediately by sending resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director of Financial Services, City of Boynton Beach, Florida
Date Posted: 2/21/2018
Job Location: City of Boynton Beach, Florida
The City of Boynton Beach, Florida seeks a versatile, highly motivated, and experienced professional to join the senior management team as its Director of Financial Services. With a population of nearly 74,000 and covering 16.5 square miles, Boynton Beach is the third largest municipality in Palm Beach County. This dynamic, culturally diverse, coastal community provides “full services” including: police, fire, water utilities, and sanitation as well as operating its own library and golf course.
Serving as the chief financial officer who reports to the City Manager, the Director of Financial Services will provide leadership, direction, and guidance to a lean, yet highly capable, staff. This position is responsible for performing a variety of finance-related duties, including budgeting, purchasing, and customer service. This hands-on director must be equally comfortable and proficient in performing a wide array of functions (e.g., analyzing complex financial situations, leading a bond financing, and assisting with daily operations in the absence of assigned staff).
The director provides fiscal accountability and transparent stewardship by managing, monitoring, and coordinating the City’s budgets and financial accounting, while working closely with City departments to identify funding and to monitor/report on performance measures and outcomes for the strategic activities implemented to accomplish the City’s mission, goals and program objectives. Among other responsibilities, the director maintains a forward-looking perspective by constantly scanning the horizon to anticipate future challenges or opportunities and to identify potential solutions or to develop appropriate initiatives. S/he participates in the development of operating policies, administers funding, manages investment and debt financing activities, provides careful oversight to purchasing and contract management functions, and is responsible for the administration and compliance of grant funds.
The desired candidate will be:
• A creative, innovative, motivated collaborator with excellent local government financial management skills and strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Passionate about providing outstanding public service and customer service, committed to process improvement and eager to explore new and progressive approaches to service delivery and funding.
• A relationship and consensus builder who garners the respect of staff, department directors, senior managers, and elected officials.
• Adept at patiently conveying complex financial information in a way that can be readily understood by those without a finance background.
• Technically proficient in ERP systems and experienced with ERP conversions and/or implementations.
Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business, public administration or closely related field; supplemented by eight years of previous local government finance experience, five years of which must include supervisory and management experience in local government finance, preferably some portion at the executive-level. Florida experience and knowledge of GAAP and GASB standards are a must. CPA, Certified Government Finance Officer or Certified Public Finance Officer designation, MBA/MPA preferred. Working knowledge of Superion (formerly SunGard) Public Sector Naviline system also preferred.
The hiring salary range is $94,786 to $128,000, depending on qualifications (full salary range: $94,786 to $139,958). The City of Boynton Beach offers a competitive benefits package.
To apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and a minimum of three professional references no later than 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, March 25 to the attention of Francine Ramaglia at email@example.com.
Boynton Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In addition, Management Partners is always interested in hearing from qualified individuals who are devoted to public service innovation. If you would like to contact us, you may email a résumé and cover letter to us. Thank you for your interest.