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Posted by Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District on 03/25/2022 in Nonprofit & Civic
Management Analyst I/II in Budget & Analysis

Management Analyst I/II in Budget & Analysis


Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District


330 Distel Cir, Los Altos, CA 94022, USA

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Nonprofit & Civic

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Finance & Accounting


Are you a bright, motivated, and skilled Budget professional who values the preservation of open space and public access to preserves?  Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is recruiting a highly qualified Management Analyst I/II to bring budget expertise to support Midpen’s mission of open space preservation, natural resource protection, and ecologically sensitive public access.  Along with providing day-to-day budget support, this position will assist Midpen with the careful expenditure and performance tracking and reporting of capital projects funded through the voter-approved $300 million general obligation bond known as Measure AA.

About Midpen:  Midpen is a regional greenbelt system in the Santa Cruz Mountain region comprised of more than 65,000 acres of land with nearly 250 miles of trails in 26 extraordinary open space preserves, permanently protected for natural resource conservation, public enjoyment and recreation. Midpen is a public agency with a focused mission that guides our work, and where every employee makes an impact.  If you are looking for an outstanding opportunity to contribute to the legacy of open space protection, natural resource restoration and outdoor recreation, working with an incredible team of like-minded colleagues, we invite you to apply for this position!  Check out the Working for Midpen video on our Employment Opportunities page.

About the Position:  Midpen aims to recruit and retain employees who embody professionalism, accountability, and respect, who value working in an environment focused on inclusivity, diversity, and equity. The Budget & Analysis Management Analyst will be a part of a cohesive team of 3 in the Budget & Analysis Department, which is part of Administrative Services.  The ideal candidate has solid public sector finance and budget experience; possesses excellent judgment, curiosity, and proactive problem-solving skills; and can successfully coordinate and accomplish professional-level administrative and program work. The successful candidate is detail-oriented but can pivot to a broader perspective; has a proven ability to build positive and productive relationships; possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills; and provides excellent customer service.  Flexibility and the capacity to comfortably adapt to and manage change in an evolving workplace are a must.

The Management Analyst I/II is responsible for the coordination and preparation of Midpen’s annual budget, Measure AA Bond Annual Accountability Report, and year-end budget review; monitoring, reporting, researching, and estimating both current and future expenditures, variances, and budget performance; recommending financial corrective and improvement measures; tracking the annual budget; providing budget support to other departments; developing and preparing financial reports; performing professional financial/trends analysis and forecasting to understand short-term and long-term impacts of potential actions; and assisting with special projects. This position requires a seasoned multi-tasker with a broad mix of skills, including a high level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and excellent writing skills. General Microsoft Office Suite proficiency is also required.

The Management Analyst I under supervision, performs most of the duties required of the position but is not expected to function at the same skill level required of a level II.

The Management Analyst II is expected to perform the full range of duties as assigned, working independently and exercising a higher level of judgment and initiative. Receives occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise.

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330 Distel Cir, Los Altos, CA 94022, USA

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