Guilford County is looking for two Senior Financial Analysts to join our Finance Department!
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Position performs complex analysis work in various aspects of the Finance Department. Monitors and advises other departments on various aspects of County financial operations. Responsible for preparing assigned regulatory and compliance reports including portions of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report in addition to reports specific to their respective areas. Maintains reports or subsidiary records to reconcile to general ledger balances. Prepares analyses and schedules in conjunction with projection of available fund balance.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
An employee in this class demonstrates analytical skills by successfully handling complex issues related to various aspects of Finance. The employee performs analytical work regarding revenues, expenditures and fund balances specific to their respective areas. Prepares reports as required by terms of grants, prepares assigned portion of Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), and other reports as required by management. Examples include Indirect Cost Reports, Tourism Authority Financial Statements, the Annual Financial Information Report, the Schedule of Expenditures of Federal and State Financial Awards (SEFSA), capital asset reports and select portions of Official Statements promulgated in connection with bond offerings. May maintain subsidiary records summarizing activity in general ledger accounts and reconcile these records, or subsidiary reports prepared by others, to the balance in related general ledger accounts. Review contracts for compliance with budgetary and statutory as well as policy requirements. Assist in annual fund balance projections through analysis of activity in assigned areas to predict final outcome for fiscal year. The employee exercises independent judgment and discretion in applying and interpreting generally accepted accounting principles, County and Finance policies and provisions of grants or bond indentures. Communicates effectively and independently with employees and management. May work in a lead capacity to plan, direct, and review the work of others inside and outside the department. Work requires frequent and regular contact with customers both inside and outside of direct reporting relationship. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Financial Planning and Reporting Manager.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES
Essential Duties and Tasks
Human Services Financial Analyst
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree with major course work in finance, accounting or business administration AND at least six years of progressive responsible experience in the analysis and maintenance of fiscal records, with emphasis on accounting for grant- or bond-funded expenditures, asset management, federal and state appropriations, and/or cost accounting. Depending on the position's requirements, a current certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of North Carolina may be required at the time of application. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and Word.