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Financial Planning and Analysis Manager - City of Lubbock, TX (ID: 329995)

Title Financial Planning and Analysis Manager
Type Finance
Date Posted 2019-05-13
City / Organization City of Lubbock, TX
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Plans, directs, and coordinates activities relating to strategic planning, organizational risk assessment, performance measurement, long-term financial planning, operating and capital budget development, econometric forecasting, and utility rate modeling.

Essential Functions:

  • Direct, plan and coordinate development of strategic plans through comprehensive organization-wide risk assessment, financial plans, econometric forecasts, and utility rate models;
  • Direct, plan and coordinate development and monitoring of operating and capital projects budgets;
  • Make presentations to the City Council and/or the public as the need arises;
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turn-around times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service;     
  • Select, train, and supervise personnel directly or through subordinate supervisors.  Establish performance standards, evaluate the performance of subordinate staff, and establish work priorities, goals, objectives, and schedules;
  • Develop and administer public relations effort to inform citizens or internal staff of services provided, and promote effective citizen and staff relations;
  • Perform related duties as required.


Completion of a master's degree in business administration, public administration or a related field with an additional five years of experience in developing fiscal policies and strategies in a medium to large scale public agency finance department, including three years’ experience in econometric and statistical forecasting and municipal budgeting in a leadership role; or any combination of relevant education and experience which provides the following:

Valid Current Driver's License

Knowledge of:

  • City policies related to finance and budgeting;                 
  • Municipal finance criteria, including Government Finance Officer Association's (GFOA) Best Practices;                                     
  • Expectations of bond rating agencies;                    
  • Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) requirements;
  • Municipal public policy;                     
  • Debt administration principles and practices;               
  • Capital planning and long-term financial planning;        
  • Coordination of operating and capital budgets with fiscal policy;
  • Utility rate models and long-term planning.     

Ability to:

  • Plan, organize, and direct activities of strategic planning, organizationalrisk assessment, performance measurement, long-term financial planning, development of operating and capital budgets, econometric forecasting and utility rate modeling;                  
  • Exercise good judgment;                                         
  • Perform a broad range of supervisory responsibilities over others;
  • Communicate orally in the English language with customers, clients, and the public in face-to-face, one-on-one settings, in group settings, and over a telephone;
  • Produce written documents in the English language with clearly organized thoughts using proper sentence construction, punctuation, and grammar;  
  • Work cooperatively with others;                     
  • Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others;
  • Comprehend and make inferences from written material in the English language.

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently lift and carry up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally flex upper trunk forward at the waist and partially at the knees.
  • Place arms above, at, or below shoulder height.
  • Frequently push and pull objects.

Application may be submitted online at Jobs close at 5:00 p.m. on the closing date posted on the City website. For a complete list of job openings with the City of Lubbock please visit

Job Post Expiration Date   September 27, 2019

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .