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The Financial Analyst will assist the Finance Director in preparation of the Budget, Bank Statement Reconciliation and Financial and Statistical Reports.
Duties and Responsibilities
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.
•Assists in preparing monthly financial statements, including balance sheets and income statements.
• Assist in the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and Budget Presentation Document.
• Prepares a variety of accounting, fiscal, and related reports; compiles and processes spreadsheets and reports
• Services the Finance Director in developing the annual Budget calendar and coordinates submittal of department budget requests; assists in developing expenditure and revenue estimates, reviews program decision packages; maintains revisions of budget records to meet any fiscal year adjustments; monitors City expenditures and revenues to ensure compliance with the adopted budget; prepares cash flow projections and budget reports as necessary.
• Assists in special projects involving statistical reports, management presentations, etc.
•Assists the Finance Director in preparing for the year-end financial audit and other financial duties as needed.
• Performs other related duties as required.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Two-year or four-year economic, accounting degree or related degree, or combination of education and experience. Prefer three years of experience in government finance or related field.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP); standard governmental fund accounting principles, practices, and procedures, SAS 99 accounting principles, GASB34; and IRS guidelines.
•Knowledge of standard budgeting principles and practices in government finance.
•Knowledge of special revenue source funds such as SPLOST, grants, etc., and the associated accounting and reporting requirements.
•Knowledge of banking practices and procedures.
•Knowledge of business methods, purchasing practices, and laws relating to public purchasing.
•Knowledge of modem office practices, methods, equipment, and standard clerical procedures including electronic filing and records management
The city is an EOE, DFW; Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.p >