Senior Analyst- Department of Finance, Revenue Management (Utility Billing)
City Of San Jose
San Jose
hace 3 días

Job Description

  • Senior Analyst- Department of Finance, Revenue Management (Utility Billing) (2000247)About the Department
  • The mission of the Finance Department is to manage, protect and report on the City of San José's financial resources to enhance the City's financial condition for residents, businesses, and investors.

    The Finance Department has 125 employees and an operating budget of approximately $17.9 million.

    The organizational structure consists of the following Divisions :

  • Accounting
  • Administration
  • Revenue Management
  • Purchasing and Risk Management
  • Treasury
  • The Finance Department and its personnel demonstrate a strong commitment to a highly collaborative work environment focused on teamwork, fiscal responsibility and building lasting partnerships.

    Positions & Duties

    TheFinance Department is seeking a Senior Analyst within the Utility Billingsection of the Revenue Management Division. The Senior Analyst reports to theProgram Manager and is responsible for ensuring accurate and timely utilitybilling for nearly $400 million annually in services (garbage, sewer, and water).

    Responsibilitiesfor the position may include, but are not limited to :

  • Serve as subject matter expert of the utility billing system (Customer Information System), and all related processes (from bill calculation through bill print / mailing;
  • Ensure billing procedures conform with City’s Municipal Code, state regulations, and industry best practices;
  • Ensure methods and procedures of tasks performed by the utility billing staff are documented in a concise and easy to understand format;
  • Supervise utility billing staff by providing management guidance with emphasis on efficiency, adherence to City policy and providing excellent customer service;
  • Provide thoughtful recommendations for continuous process improvements;
  • Mentor, provide guidance, recommend training of individual staff members and promote a positive work environment;
  • Resolve and de-escalate all utility customer billing issues;
  • Reconcile revenue and accounts receivable by utility fund;
  • Oversee collections and lien processes for delinquent utility accounts;
  • Communicate across all levels of management, including verbal and written memorandums and reports to implement the Revenue Management workplan.
  • This recruitment may be usedto fill multiple Senior Analyst positions in this, or other divisions ordepartments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, youshould apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that mayutilize the applicants from this recruitment.

    Senior Analyst Salary Range : $88,088.00-$107,328.00

    The actual salary shall bedetermined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. Inaddition to the starting salary, employees in the Senior Analyst classificationshall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionablecompensation pay.

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience : ABachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university and four (4) yearsof increasingly responsible experience in general management / administrativeanalytic work in the areas of budget, finance, grant administration,organizational analysis, general administration, human resources, or relatedfield in general analytical work.

    Acceptable Substitution One (1) yearof additional education above the Bachelor’s Degree level may be substitutedfor one (1) year of the required management / administrative analytic work.

    Required Licensing (such as driver’slicense, certifications, etc.) Possession of a valid State of Californiadriver's license may be required for some assignments.

    EmploymentEligibility : Federal law requires allemployees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country.

    Please be informed that the City of San Jose will NOT sponsor, represent orsign any documents related to visa applications / transfers for H1-B or any othertype of visa which requires an employer application.

    The ideal candidate will possess thefollowing competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employmenthistory.Desirable competencies for thisposition include :

    Job Expertise - Demonstratesknowledge of and experience with billing systems, integrated utility processes,Citywide and departmental procedures / policies and federal and state rules andregulations.

    Communication Skills - Effectivelyconveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and inwriting; demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays opennessto other people's ideas and thoughts.

    Computer Skills - Highly experienceduser of common business computer applications including but not limited to : MSOutlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel.

    Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills- Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helpingothers accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.

    Analytical Thinking - Approaching aproblem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.

    Decision Making Identifies andunderstands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches forchoosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions.

    Fiscal Management - Understands therelationship of the budget and resources to the strategic plan; complies withadministrative controls over funds, contracts, and procurements.

  • Problem Solving Approaches asituation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines thesignificance of problem;
  • collects information; uses logic and intuition toarrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome.

  • Supervision - Sets effective longand short-term goals based on a good understanding of management practices;establishes realistic priorities within available resources;
  • providesmotivational support; empowers others; assigns decision-making and workfunctions to others in an appropriate manner to maximize organizational andindividual effectiveness .

    SelectionProcess :

    The selectionprocess will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training andexperience based on the application and responses to the Job Specific Questions.

    Only the candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invitedto proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection processwill consist of one or more interviews, one of which may include apractical / writing exercise.

    You will beprompted to answer the following job-specific questions during the online applicationprocess. Please note that there is a 4,000-character limit, including spaces,for each text response.

    You must answer all job-specific questions in order tobe considered for this vacancy or your application will be deemed incompleteand withheld from further consideration.

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