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Economic Development and Municipal Finance Budget and Policy Analyst

The NYC Independent Budget Office, a nonpartisan city agency, is seeking an experienced budget analyst for our Housing, Environment, and Infrastructure team. The analyst will cover the economic development and municipal debt portfolio, which includes the Economic Development Corporation, Small Business Services agency, and debt service and outstanding debt.

A successful candidate must be self-motivated, able to juggle multiple projects, have advanced quantitative and policy analytic skills, and be able to write clearly about complex policies. Experience with large datasets, SAS (or similar statistical software), and familiarity with economic and fiscal impact analysis preferred. Candidates must be comfortable interacting with public officials and agency staffs as well as civic and advocacy groups. Ability to work independently, take initiative and meet deadlines is critical. Commitment to impartial review and analysis is also essential. Candidates will preferably have knowledge of public finance, the city’s capital & expense budgets, and municipal bond markets.

A Master’s degree in Public Administration, Finance, Business, Economics, or a related field, along with two to five years experience, is preferred; equivalent work experience may substitute. Salary range $58,000-$75,000. IBO is an equal opportunity employer. Position requires two year city residency.

Resume and cover letter by April 29 to
ecodevresumes@ibo.nyc.ny.us or fax to 212-442-0350. No phone calls please.


How To Apply:

IBO is an equal opportunity employer. New York City residence is required within three months of the start date for all positions. Salaries are commensurate with experience and competitive with other government agencies; an excellent benefits package is also provided. Foreign nationals must have a valid permanent resident card ("green card") or renewable work permit. To apply, please forward a cover letter and resume by e-mail (preferred method, with attachments in MS Word),or fax to:


Employment Opportunities
Independent Budget Office
110 William St., 14th Fl.,
New York, NY 10038-3901

FAX: (212) 442-0350

Application deadline is April 29, 2016. No phone calls, please

Qualified applicants will be contacted. All resumes will be kept on file for one year.

IBO is an independent New York City agency, providing non-partisan budgetary, economic, policy analysis for city residents and their elected officials. IBO seeks to increase New Yorkers' understanding of and participation in the budget process. The agency does this by publishing reports and analyses, and by responding to requests from elected officials and their staffs, community boards, civic groups, the press, and the public. IBO's staff of about 30 professionals has diverse experience and training in public policy, public administration, economics, finance, business, and law.