Salt Lake City

FINANCIAL ANALYST I-IV (may underfill)

Requisition ID
Minimum Salary
USD $37,523.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $87,651.00/Yr.
Post End Date
US-UT-Salt Lake City


Why Salt Lake City Corporation?


Salt Lake City is one of the nation’s best places to live, work and play. Maintaining that reputation as well as implementing new progressive solutions for sustainable growth, means that we need the best people working here. We’re looking for civic minded individuals who want meaningful work that will directly impact the city that we all love. When you join us, you will have the security and peace of mind that comes from a career in local government. We pride ourselves on our dedication to gender pay equity and a friendly and respectful atmosphere for all. Submit an application and see for yourself why Salt Lake City Corp. is the best place to work!


We choose only the very best to work for the residents of this great city — and we reward our hardworking employees with a generous benefits package. 


  • Medical+HSA/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
    • Medical Premium is only $16 a month for a single and $52 a month for a family
  • Paid time off
    • 12 vacation days + 11 paid holidays + 5 paid personal days
    • Six weeks of paid parental leave to all new parents
  • Tuition Reimbursement up to 4k dollars a year
  • Pension or 401K with 10% of salary contributed by the city, no match required
  • Dedicated Wellness Clinic for employees and their families
  • Discounted Auto/Home/and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Training and Development




FINANCIAL ANALYST I - Following established procedures, performs specialized financial, accounting or planning activities following general project or departmental guidelines, procedures and precedents in support of various financial functions such as budgeting and auditing. Exercises discretion and independent judgment in the afore-mentioned duties. Requires one to three years of related work experience. Pay range is $37,523 to $51,168


FINANCIAL ANALYST II - Following general instructions and with discretion as to work details, performs specialized financial, accounting, investigations, coordination and analysis requiring competence and specialized knowledge of various financial functions such as budgeting and auditing. Requires three to five years of related work experience. Pay range is $43,451 to $59,259


FINANCIAL ANALYST III - Develops, interprets and implements highly complex financial/accounting concepts and advanced techniques for financial planning and control. Provides specialized technical analysis to determine present and future financial performance. Directs the development and implementation of new concepts and techniques for financial information analysis. Requires five to eight years of related work experience. A Master’s degree level of education or certification may be required at this level. Pay range is $55,453 to $75,712


FINANCIAL ANALYST IVPrepares special reports and financial studies for management and alerts them to significant variances to plan. Coordinates, negotiates and resolves financial compliance issues to ensure accurate interpretation. Conducts and may lead audits. Develops and/or modifies major policies and procedures for financial reporting and cost analysis in specialized areas. Provides interpretation of accounts, methods and records for directors, managers and officials. May provide work leadership for a finance/accounting functional unit. Requires eight or more years of related work experience. A Master’s degree level of education or certification may be required at this level. Pay range is $64,189 to $87,651



  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration or related field plus work experience, as stipulated for each level noted above. Education and work experience may be substituted one for the other on a year-for-year basis.
  • Knowledge of finance and accounting theory, including generally accepted accounting principles. Ability to perform complex statistical analysis and research methods used in budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis and financial modeling.
  • May require knowledge of the specific laws, ordinances and regulations governing financial operation of the City and experience in municipal accounting/auditing.
  • Basic typing skills and advanced knowledge of personal computer operation, including proficiency with office software applications such as MS Word and Excel and accounting programs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and/or written policies, procedures and instructions.
  • Ability to perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines.


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