Responsibilities may include monitoring various departmental budgets.
The successful candidate will conduct research, provide data driven analysis and communicate findings to County staff and officials. The objective of the work performed is to improve the efficiency/effectiveness of business operations, measure the effectiveness of existing/changing programs and validate the justification of new initiatives. In addition the successful candidate will develop/generate automated reports related to financial, budgetary and performance management. This position will interface with the County’s Information Technology Department to maintain and improve the efficiency of automated financial reporting and related automated systems.
This analyst position will also be assigned to various projects as needed in connection with monitoring departmental budgets and producing an annual budget.
In order to be successful in this position, the candidate must have good knowledge of public finance and budget procedures, laws, ordinances and regulations effecting county government. Strong quantitative and analytical skills are required. Must be proficient with statistical software and relational databases; have advanced expertise in Excel and Visio; and have experience with business intelligence software. Good knowledge of the structure, services and positions of County government and experience with performance measurements. Strong oral and written communication skills are essential to be able to communicate successfully with department heads, financial and non-financial staff, County Board members and the general public. The position requires the ability to utilize software packages including spreadsheet, database, data-mining, financial analysis, and graphics programs. Familiarity with Oracle is desirable.
We are looking for a candidate who has completed their bachelor's degree in public or business administration, statistics, math, finance, business, operations research, econometrics or equivalent; a master's degree is preferred. 3 – 5 years of experience working with performance measurement standards and processes, preferably in government. Some experience in budget preparation, analysis and administration, including conducting management or related research studies is preferred.
ANY OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT IS CONDITIONED ON THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAM, WHICH INCLUDES A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN AND A BACKGROUND SCREENING.
Lake County Government offers a competitive salary and benefit package, and is committed to being an employer of choice.
Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Location: Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
Salary: $60,429.00 - $74,310.00 USD
Applications will be accepted