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The New York City Council’s Finance division is seeking to fill a Financial Analyst position in the Budget Unit.


$57,000 to $66,950


  • Provide expert financial analysis and input to the City Council Committee(s) assigned.
  • Review and monitor the budgets of city agencies.
  • Track actual and projected agency spending and revenues, agency contractual spending and capital project planning, implementation and costs.
  • Prepare reports and analyses on budget and fiscal matters for Council budget and oversight hearings.
  • Staff City Council Committee task forces which prepare legislative, budget and oversight hearings, monitor agency performance, and follow a broad range of public policy issues.
  • Prepare fiscal analyses for proposed legislation.
  • Provide oversight and tracking of Council designated funding.
  • Prepare analyses on special research questions as directed by the director and/or deputy director.
  • Represent the Finance Division and Council at high-level meetings and events with City agency Commissioners, union leaders and issue advocates.
  • Make presentations to Council Members and staff on key budget and agency issues.
  • Advise elected officials and senior staff on budget and policy matters.
  • Must be able to work on the weekends and/or during the evening hours as needed.


  • Educational background in public policy, economics, finance, business, government administration or a related area, with a demonstrated interest in public service and superior writing skills, master’s degree is strongly preferred.
  • Prior work experience with government operations, budgeting and policy.
  • Experience working or volunteering with New York City agencies, labor unions, City contracted agency, or advocacy groups.   
  • Fluency with Microsoft Suite. 
  • Excellent quantitative and analytic skills.
  • Ability to express themselves clearly and concisely both in writing and orally.
  • Experience multitasking on several projects at one time.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines.


New York City residency required within 90 days of appointment.

For eligible employees, health, dental and vision insurance coverage are offered upon hire. Retirement plans, deferred compensation plans, group life insurance, paid time off and paid holidays, training resources, health & fitness reimbursement and wellness programs are also available. 

The New York City Council makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact


Qualified candidates should forward their resume and a cover letter to:


MAIL:             New York City Council

Attn: Personnel Services/Recruiting (FABU)

250 Broadway, 26th Floor

New York, New York 10007

FAX:               12124014711

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The New York City Council is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual’s sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.