Finance - Manager, Capital Budget

1200 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA Req #188
Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Under the Direct Supervision of the Deputy Director of Finance, this position is responsible for the management, direction, and integration of comprehensive capital planning services, which include the development, implementation, and administration of the annual capital budget and five-year capital improvement plan. The incumbent is also responsible for capital budget financial forecasts and ensuring accurate processing and maintenance of records. 

• Oversee capital budget administration throughout the fiscal year, assisting departments in preparing, administering, and reporting on budgets. 
• Monitor budget vs actual activity in relation to projections; research and analyze budget histories to project expenditures; prepare long-range financial forecasts;
monitor capital
improvement plans and forecasts; analyze, develop, and report findings, alternatives and recommendations involving financial planning issues.
• Manage and coordinate the annual budget process; review, analyze and make 
recommendations on funding requests; prepare budget forms; compile and publish the annual budget documents.
• Coordinate enterprise-wide activities in capital budget development, providing advice to all departments on budget preparation and budget management issues; coordinate quarterly budget meetings. 
• Participate in the assessment, development, and implementation of budgeting software that integrates with the enterprise resource planning system.
• Conduct long-range financial planning and analysis related to the Authority’s financial needs, operational and infrastructure goals, and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and Public Utility Commission (PUC) priorities. 
• Complete Distribution System Improvement Charge (DSIC) and capital budget reports that are required by the PUC.
• Develop and implement a capital cash flow model to forecast current and future year capital expenses. 
• Prepare accurate Board Resolutions as it relates to capital expenditures.
• Maintain records and prepare accurate reports, correspondence, etc., utilizing financial,database, and spreadsheet software applications. 
• Review contracts, change orders, task orders, purchase orders, and project
commitments to determine the financial impact; review project invoices for accuracy prior to payment.
• Assist in the completion and administration of external funding applications, as required. 
• Perform other related tasks as assigned or required.

• The principles and practices of municipal/utility finance and budgeting. 
• Strong time management, organizational, and communication skills. 
• Some knowledge of the PWSA procedures in finance, budgeting, general management, and the Board legislative process. 
• Strong technical and analytical skills. 
• Software applications used for accounting, budgeting, financial reporting, word
processing, database management and presentation like E-Builder, and Microsoft Office Suite. 
• Knowledge of S/4 HANA enterprise resource planning software is preferred.

The following requirements list the minimum education/training/experience required to qualify for this job. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be accepted.
• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Public Policy, or a related field is 
required. An MBA and/or advanced financial certification is preferred
• Five (5) years of full-time experience in local government, budgeting, treasury, 
financial management or a closely related field.

Applicant must present a current, valid Class C (Class 1) Motor Vehicle Operator’s License at the time of application or prior to appointment. A valid driver’s license must be maintained throughout employment.

Applicant must have permanent residency in Allegheny County, at time of appointment and remain a permanent resident throughout employment with the PWSA.  Verification of Allegheny County residence is required at time of filing application. 

Will directly supervise one Financial Analyst and one Grants Administrator / Will receive supervision directly from the Deputy Director of Finance.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

The physical demands consist of walking, climbing stairs, finger movements including fine
dexterity and coordination, hearing conversation, seeing near and far, and speaking clearly. Frequently bending, stooping, repetitive leg and arm movements, lifting up to 25 lbs. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to a moderate or quiet noise level in the office work environment. Subject to remain on duty beyond normal hours or during emergency situations or other extensive periods.

Employment may be contingent upon the results of a post-offer (initial employment or promotion) physical examination performed by the Authority's examining physician.

Employment may be contingent upon the results of a post-offer (initial employment or promotion) drug screening. Continued employment may be subject to drug, and alcohol testing conducted without advance notice and without individualized suspicion.

Ability to successfully pass a thorough investigation consisting of a criminal history check,verification of prior employment and performance, reference, and credentials checks, and in some cases credit history.
Applicants are subject to a System for Award Management (SAM) or any successor system search as maintained by the General Services Administration (GSA) to ensure compliance with federal procurement and non-procurement programs.

Applications: You may be considered for other available positions based on qualifications provided on your employment application. If you have questions regarding your application, please contact the Human Resources Department at:
PWSA Human Resources Department 
1200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
An Equal Opportunity Employer: The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on any legally protected statuses, including, but not limited to race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital or family status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, or veteran status. PWSA is committed to providing candidates with reasonable accommodations for those with disabilities during our recruiting process; if you need assistance, please contact us at or 412-255-8800.
Position: Manager, Capital Budget
Division: Finance 
Salary: $80,000-100,000
FLSA: Exempt 
Application Deadline: Until Filled

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