Financial Analyst IV (May be underfilled)
Company: Salt Lake City Corporation
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Financial Analyst IV (May be underfilled)
We are looking for a professional Financial Analyst to perform
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
At the highest level, acts as a key technical expert on financial
analysis issues, concerns and special projects. Interfaces with top
management, responding to their requests for financial data and to
resolve reporting and compliance issues. Plans, coordinates and
executes policy implementation applicable to the installation of
improved financial operations. Performs complex economic research
and studies on subjects such as rates of return, depreciations,
working capital requirements, impact of governmental requirements
and the like. Organizes information from a variety of sources to
establish data banks for use in analyzing and creating future plans
and forecasts. May provide functional and technical direction to
other financial staff members.
Early application submittal encouraged. This position will remain
open until filled and may close at any time without notice.
JOB LEVEL DISTINCTIONS:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- FINANCIAL ANALYST IV - Prepares 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Light physical effort. Some discomfort associated with
prolonged periods of confinement to work station, concentrating on
figures and computer reports, and video display screens.
- Low to high exposure to stressful situations as a result of
human behavior and associated job demands.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this job.
They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties,
responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.
All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably
accommodate individuals with disabilities.
Offers of employment may be contingent on successful completion of
a criminal background check in accordance with City policy and
applicable law. Criminal offenses will be reviewed on a
case-by-case basis and do not automatically disqualify a candidate
from City employment.
POSITION SALARY RANGE
Financial Analyst I - Pay grade 21 - $20.69/hr. to $35.75/hr. (mkt.
Financial Analyst II - Pay grade 24 - $23.97/hr. to $41.41/hr.
Financial Analyst III - Pay grade 29 - $30.59/hr. to $52.93/hr.
Financial Analyst IV - Pay grade 32 - $35.40/hr. to $61.27/hr.
Full Time/Part Time:
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