Massachusetts Government Finance Officers Association

Boston-Revenue Officer (OBM)

  • 11 Aug 2022 8:38 AM
    Message # 12880343
    MARILYN GORDON (Administrator)

    The City of Boston's Office of Budget Management has an opening for a Revenue Manager and is seeking qualified applicants.

    Salary 82,498.43-117,348.36


    This is a position that provides both a career path for management analysts and an opportunity for outside applicants that is distinguished from the management analyst in that incumbents of this position will independently design and perform projects and analytical assignments that are more complex and varied and require a higher degree of independent judgment and initiative. 

    Under general supervision, the Revenue Manager tracks and analyzes the receipt of City of Boston revenue generated from all sources and fixed cost budgets including pension, debt service and state assessments and other budgets including health insurance and other post-employment benefits. 

    The Revenue Manager maintains and enhances revenue and economic forecasting models and is a significant contributor to the annual budget document and presentations.  The Revenue Manager is expected to have an in-depth knowledge of the operations and service delivery systems of assigned areas and exercise independence in handling a variety of sensitive matters.   


    • Prepares and presents reports of study conclusions, discusses finding with management, helps to develop implementation plans and meaningful performance measures.
    • Provides senior level oversight of revenue maximization efforts, special revenue accounts including community preservation fund and revolving funds, education funding options and other locally generated revenue proposals. 
    • Participates in and/or assists in strategic analysis and planning processes with mayoral and cabinet staff.
    • Contributes to policy recommendations and matters of a confidential nature.
    • Provides a limited amount of supervision to management analysts and others such as interns.
    • Utilizes sound analytical tools and techniques to achieve reliable, fact-based conclusions and recommendations.
    • May participate in or provide support for a variety of task forces and committees that relate to interdepartmental and/or citywide activities and initiatives.
    • Assists with and participates in the training of management analysts with the deputy directors of the Office of Budget Management.
    • Performs related work as required.

    Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

    • At least four (4) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in management, program, or budget analysis or program administration or management, one year of which must have been in a supervisory or managerial capacity.
    • A  bachelor's degree in Business or Public Management or a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.  A master's degree in Business or Public Management or a related field may be substituted for three (3) years of the required experience. Supervisory or managerial experience may not be substituted. 
    • Experience with and understanding of Peoplesoft Financials and Human Capital Management as well as Oracle/Hyperion Planning System highly preferred. 
    • Advanced level of understanding of Excel.  Prior experience with Access preferred. 
    • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.

    Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration, knowledge of financial principles and practices in local government; knowledge of budget preparation; knowledge of the principles and practices of data collection and statistical analysis; knowledge of the principles of performance management, excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to lead and work in teams.



    Union/Salary Plan/Grade:  Nonunion/MM2-9

    Hours per week:   35

    The City of Boston is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. Therefore, qualified applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category.
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P.O. Box 102, Sharon, MA  02067

Phone: +1 (774)222-1391


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