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Economist

City of Las Cruces
Las Cruces - United States
S: $44,282.88 - $66,424.32

Coordinate and participate in researching, analyzing, and interpreting economic and financial data used in developing statistical models, budget strategy, and analyzing the fiscal and operational performance of City departments and programs. Position involves competing demands, performing multiple tasks, working to deadlines, occasional work beyond normal business hours, and responding to customer issues. Regular attendance is an essential function of this job to ensure continuity of services. Work is performed in a standard office environment. Light physical demands; frequent use of a personal computer and standard office equipment; occasional lifting and carrying of items ten (10) pounds or less, climbing, walking, standing, and travel to various work locations.

Position is subject to drug testing in accordance with applicable State and Federal regulations and City of Las Cruces policies.

FIRST CONSIDERATION MAY BE GIVEN TO CURRENT CITY OF LAS CRUCES EMPLOYEES WHO MEET ALL THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS.

Full-Time; Regular; Exempt

Duties and Responsibilities:

Develops, recommends, and implements programs, processes, and procedures for the research, collection, tracking, and analysis of data for the purpose of developing budgets and short and long-range forecasting; prepares and presents various special and recurring reports to provide timely information regarding the economy, finances, available and projected resources and models.
Provides research, analysis, and data for the development of projections of financial resources for utilization in policy development, preparation of budgets, capital planning, and debt issuance; identifies resource constraints to recommend options; assists with policy development, implementation, and compliance with governing regulations.
Provides recommendations to assist in the development of budget and economic goals and objectives that align with strategic planning efforts; determines and recommends schedules and methods for providing economic and financial data to meet established reporting requirements, processes, and procedures.
Develops and presents information in clear and easily used formats; researches and reviews various source documents and data that may impact budget and revenues; keeps current on industry trends, regulations, and legislative, budget, and economic issues to remain compliant, provide accurate and timely information, and identify areas of concern for management and City Council for review and potential action.
Updates and maintains the financial reporting system as needed; reviews various documents, data, and reports to identify and correct errors; tracks data and monitors compliance to budget plan.
Provides information and training to staff as directed and authorized; responds to requests for information and provides assistance to other government agencies and the public within scope of authority.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Statistics, Finance, Public or Business Administration, or related field PLUS four (4) years of experience performing professional-level financial analysis, economic analysis, or economic forecasting functions. A combination of education, experience, and training may be applied in accordance with City of Las Cruces policy.

Job summary

Employer:

City of Las Cruces

Location:

Las Cruces, United States

Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Sector:

Economist

Salary:

$44,282.88 - $66,424.32

Job Type:

Permanent

Hours:

Full-Time

Posted:

26th July 2017

Apply By:

14th August 2017

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