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City of Tacoma WA Budget and Financial Planning Manager in Tacoma, Washington

Budget and Financial Planning Manager

Salary

$155,604.80 - $199,534.40 Annually

Location

Tacoma, WA

Job Type

Non-Classified

Remote Employment

Flexible/Hybrid

Department

Power

Job Number

0815-22F

Closing

12/15/2022 5:00 PM Pacific

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Position Description

Tacoma Power's Rates, Planning, and Analysis (RPA) team is looking for a Budget and Financial Planning Manager to lead and direct Tacoma Power's budget and financial Planning functions. In this role you will oversee the organizational units responsible for the financial management and short- and long-term financial planning functions for the power utility.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Developing, managing, and monitoring Tacoma Power’s enterprise budget, including organizational decision-making process improvement. Power’s budget is comprised of $950M Operations & Maintenance budget and $150M Capital budget.

  • Oversee management of utility debt portfolio, including short-term and long-term financing strategies using a variety of complex financial instruments for ensuring the Utility’s long-term financial stability.

  • Oversee development and maintenance of Tacoma Power’s Long-Range Financial Plan and revenue requirement forecasts, including alternatives and scenarios that convey an understanding of the utility’s financial risk exposure for decision-making.

  • Development and continuous improvement of reporting platforms to enhance enterprise visibility into budget performance and short- and long-term enterprise financial health.

  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local law related to the management of Tacoma Power’s funds, budgets, revenue bond debt, and low-interest loans.

Qualifications

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Four years of management/supervisory experience AND

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with degree in engineering, business management, field of specialty or related discipline OR

  • Eight years increasingly responsible experience in the utility industry

LICENSING, CERTIFICATIONS AND OTHER LEGAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Depending upon assignment a WA driver’s license may be required

Selection Process & Supplemental Information

This recruitment is being managed by Kye Merritt . If you would like to be notified of similar opportunities or stay connected with things going on at Tacoma Public Utilities and the City of Tacoma, connect with them on LinkedIn.

City of Tacoma Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Tacoma's diversity is its greatest asset. Tacoma embraces its multi-cultural and multi-ethnic character. Communities of color and immigrant communities are fundamental to Tacoma's entrepreneurial spirit, workforce, and long-term success. In Tacoma, equity and empowerment are top priorities, meaning that all Tacoma residents must have equitable opportunities to reach their full potential and share in the benefits of community progress. One of our goals is for the City of Tacoma workforce to reflect the community it serves. We actively work to eliminate racial and other disparities and welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds and/or multicultural skill sets and experiences. Our goal is for Tacoma to be an inclusive and equitable place to live, work, and play.

The City of Tacoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in its workplace. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, and local laws.

Tacoma Power

Tacoma Power is an almost 100% hydroelectric, municipally-owned public power utility, located in Tacoma. We serve approximately 170,000 customers as one of the three operating divisions of Tacoma Public Utilities, alongside Tacoma Water and Tacoma Rail. As one of the most livable, walkable cities in the country, you'll find that Tacoma is a great fit for all interests with places to bike, run, hike, and explore, the perks of a big city, and the charm of a small town.

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I nterested individuals should apply online and attach a detailed resume and cover letter that includes job experience, major responsibilities and accomplishments related to this position.

Reference checks will be conducted on final candidates and appointment is subject to passing a background check.

Communication from the City of Tacoma:

We primarily communicate via e-mail during the application process. E-mails from cityoftacoma.org and/or governmentjobs.com must be placed on your safe domain list to ensure that you receive notifications in a timely manner. As a precaution, you may also want to check your junk e-mail folders.

If you have any additional questions regarding this position, please contact the Human Resources office at (253) 591-5400 before 5pm on the closing date.

The City of Tacoma provides excellent medical, dental and vision plans for the whole family; paid holidays and paid leave; participation in the Tacoma Public Employees' Retirement System (alternate plan for Police/Fire); continuing education and advancement opportunities and a growing variety of City-sponsored health and wellness opportunities and incentives.

Medical Coverage: For eligible employees and their families, including domestic partners and dependent children age 26 or younger.

Dental Coverage: For eligible employees and their families, including domestic partners and dependent children age 26 or younger.

Vision Coverage: For eligible employees and their eligible dependents.

Paid Leave: City employees are entitled to received paid holidays, sick/vacation leave or personal time off (PTO), depending upon union affiliation and appointment type.

Insurance Plans: Employees are covered by a long-term disability plan. Short-term and expanded long-term disability insurance plans are also available to employees. The State Industrial Insurance Act also covers employees.

Deferred Compensation: Income can be set aside on a pretax basis and invested for supplementation of normal retirement income.

Retirement: All employees of the City, except members of the Police and Fire services, Tacoma Rail and certain project employees, are included in the Tacoma Employees' Retirement System. Information on the Tacoma Employees' Retirement System can be found at www.cityoftacoma.org or by calling (253) 502-8200.

Other Employment Information

Direct Deposit: Employees are paid on a bi-weekly schedule by direct deposit.

Salary Increases: Based on satisfactory job performance, the City provides for a regular progression of salary increases for most classifications according to the salary schedule.

Union Affiliation: Many job classifications are covered by union security provisions which require union membership, dues, or payment of equivalent service fees.

Note: The provisions of this job announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained herein may be modified and/or revoked without notice.

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Have you graduated from an accredited four-year college or university with degree in engineering, business management, field of specialty or related discipline OR have eight years increasingly responsible experience in the utility industry?

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    Do you have four years of management/supervisory experience?

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    Please describe your supervisory/management experience

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    One of the City's Principles that guides us is Equity. Describe what equity means to you and describe an experience you have working with diverse groups of people.

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Agency

City of Tacoma

Address

Human Resources Department 747 Market Street Tacoma, Washington, 98402-3764

Phone

253-591-5400

Website

http://www.cityoftacoma.org

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