Salt Lake City

  • FINANCIAL ANALYST III

    Requisition ID
    2018-3871
    Department
    PUBLIC UTILITIES
    Minimum Salary
    USD $27.46/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $37.49/Hr.
    Post End Date
    11/23/2018
    Location
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview

    Incumbent performs professional Financial Analyst assignments, including special studies and surveys to summarize and analyze complex financial actions and prepare recommendations for policy, procedure, control or action. Provides interpretation and application of department or division-level financial policies, governmental legislation, accounting theory or customer financial regulations which may require knowledge of financial principles, practices and application. Evaluates financial reports, plans, capital expenditures, billing/assessments, revenue management, operating records and financial statements.

     

    Directs and/or assists in the preparation of special studies, reports, analyses and recommendations in areas such as budgets, forecasts, financial systems/plans, capital improvement planning, internal controls, legislative requirements, statistical reports and business forecasts for management use. Coordinates with all levels of management to gather, analyze, summarize, and prepare recommendations regarding one or more of the following: financial plans, budgetary controls, acquisition activity, trended future requirements, operating forecasts and similar complex financial matters.

    Responsibilities

    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.

    Qualifications

    • 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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