Posting Date:  03/19/2019
Job Title:  Budget Analyst
Salary:  $6,088-$7,162 per month
Entity:  City of Kirkland
Closing Date:  Open until filled


The Budget Analyst position supports development, implementation and monitoring of the City budget and Capital Improvement Program and performs various budget analyses.

Primary Duties

Performs a variety of research and analysis of budgetary issues and prepares reports of findings and recommendations. Assists in development and balancing of City budget and capital improvement program and prepares and reviews revenue and expenditure projections and assumptions. Provides technical assistance and training to departments concerning budget and accounting issues. Conducts ongoing monitoring of City revenues and expenditures and provides analysis of trends, culminating in periodic reports on City’s financial performance and annual report on City’s financial condition. Coordinates the City’s franchise and right of way (ROW) lease process.


Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration, or closely related field.
• Two years professional level experience in budget or accounting.
• Equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.

Preferred Qualifications
• Thorough knowledge of financial management principles and municipal budgeting practices.
• Knowledge of governmental fund accounting principles and practices and financial reporting standards.
• Advanced skill in the use of spreadsheet software and related graphics capabilities.
• Ability to develop charts, graphs, and other explanatory materials as needed.
• Knowledge of database and report-writing software.
• Ability to communicate complex financial information verbally and in writing.

Contact Information

Human Resources
Ph. 425-587-3210


Other Information

Union Affiliation

As a condition of employment, must become a member of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Union (AFSCME) within 30 days of employment or meet alternate regulations as set forth in the Agreement between the Union and the City.
Selection Process

Applicants who are invited to participate in the interview process will be notified by phone or email.
• Tentative date of testing is April 5, 2019
• The anticipated date for first interviews is April 18, 2019