The City of Berkeley is seeking a Budget Manager. The ideal candidate is a strategic leader and effective communicator who possesses solid analytical skills and understands the need to be open and transparent. The successful candidate will be a thoughtful, inclusive, and resourceful problem solver who collaborates and supports staff in finding creative solutions. The successful candidate will be a hands-on manager who possesses excellent project management skills with the demonstrated ability to direct and manage multiple priorities while exercising sound decision making and independent judgement. A skill set in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation is helpful as the City is involved in a new ERP migration. This position interacts with many and varied internal and external stakeholders, thus requires exceptional interpersonal and presentation skills and astute political awareness.
The new Budget Manager with the City of Berkeley has an excellent opportunity to provide a more personal touch, influence outcomes, see how policy and projects impact the community, and can help define the future of the organization. This is an exciting time to work in an environment with good fiscal department managers in a team-oriented working environment; in an organization that provides a high level of diverse services not typically seen at the city-level. Highly ethical, responsive, and driven leaders who like to take initiative and have a passion for public service, especially in an engaged, unique, and progressive community are encouraged to apply.