Posting Date:  02/06/2020
Job Title:  Financial Planning Manager
Salary:  $98,752.32 – $127,418.40 per year
Entity:  City of Kirkland
Closing Date:  Open until filled, first review 2/20/2020


The Financial Planning Manager position manages the City’s budgeting and capital improvement program processes, long range financial planning, and financial analysis functions.

Primary Duties

Manages the day-to-day activities of the Financial Planning Division, including supervision of assigned division staff.
Manages the City’s budget and Capital Improvement Program (CIP) development to ensure smooth functioning and meeting of deadlines.
Monitors and prepares reports for the City Manager and City Council on the City’s financial condition.
Oversees preparation of labor contract costing models during negotiations.
Supports the City’s debt issuance and management activities.
Manages a variety of fiscal studies.


Skills Knowledge & Abilities

Comprehensive knowledge of municipal budgeting, capital budgeting and financing mechanism, financial management practices and financial forecasting techniques
Knowledge of governmental accounting practices, principles, procedures, regulations and techniques, with the ability to interpret and explain these rules, legal requirements and policies and develop effective internal practices.
Knowledge of and ability to use and administer automated financial management systems and advanced proficiency in the use of personal computer software, including word processing, spreadsheet, database, report writing and presentation graphics programs.
Knowledge of strategic planning and outcome measurement principles and practices.
Supervisory skills and the ability to attract, retain, and motivate competent and professional staff.
Advanced organizational, public relations, problem solving, and communication skills (both verbal and written).
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external customers.
Ability to prepare and deliver presentations to staff, City Council or citizen groups.

Contact Information

Human Resources
Ph. 425-587-3210


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