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Financial Analyst I
$24.86 - $32.32 Hourly
$51,708.80 - $67,225.60
300 Henry Ward Way, Gainesville, Georgia
Assists in the direction and development of various financial functions including grants, contracts, investments, budgeting, accounting, and internal auditing to ensure compliance and functionality of programs.
Incumbents may not perform all duties.
As Related to Grants:
Develops and implements written policies and procedures for City-wide grant application for funding and for grant monitoring.
Monitors grant programs for local government compliance and other regulations specific to each program.
Reviews grant revenues and expenditures on a periodic basis for reasonableness and compliance with grant regulations.
Assists departments with application for additional grant funding.
Supervises the administration for grant projects, including filing of timely reports.
Responsible for the collection of data and preparation of schedules required by external auditors in connection with the annual single audit and answers questions regarding compliance. Explains or resolves any differences that are found by auditors during their testing of selected grants.
As Related to Contracts:
Drafts appropriate language for contract development.
Develops check list for contract review.
Reviews contracts from a purchasing perspective to prepare for City Manager approval.
As Related to Internal Auditing:
Reviews and establishes internal controls. Determines need for and conducts internal audits to test compliance with established internal controls.
Trains other departments in proper accounting procedures and internal controls.
Determines need for and coordinates/conducts revenue enhancement audits.
As Related to Cash and Investments:
Reconciles central bank account and various other bank statements in a timely manner.
Serves as central liason with the City's financial institutions; stays abreast of technology and other tools that offer improved efficiencies in cash management; manages software and other tools provided to monitor cash and bank account activity.
Supervises the investment of excess monies to insure optimum earnings.
Supervises the maintenance of investment reports.
Maintains City's Investment Policy.
As Related to Budget/Accounting:
Assists in preparing and revising operating, capital, and performance budgets.
Assists in developing revenue and expenditure estimates.
Reviews and analyzes general ledger and budgetary information.
Conducts ad hoc and historical trend analysis.
Assists with preparation of audit workpapers for external auditors.