Financial Analyst / Senior Financial Analyst

$75,000 - $100,000 yearly
  • City of Palmdale
  • Sep 10, 2020
Full time Accounting

Job Description

This recruitment is being advertised as a Financial Analyst / Senior Financial Analyst and will be filled at the level based on qualifications.

The Financial Analyst is a journey-level professional classification that performs professional and technical fiscal and accounting duties, maintains the City's accounting system, and prepares mandated reports and financial statements. The Senior Financial Analyst performs professional accounting, administrative, technical and analytical support; performs the most complex fiscal and accounting work; and conducts complex and comprehensive research, statistical and other work.

The ideal candidate will be well versed in municipal finance management and budgeting; exercise discretion and independent judgment on accounting matters; demonstrate accuracy/thoroughness; understand business implications of decisions; be known as a person with a can do attitude and a team player; and work well in a small, flexible, diverse, multi-cultural environment. The Senior Financial Analyst position is the advanced journey level classification of the series. Positions at this level perform more difficult duties; possess a specialized technical or functional expertise; and are regarded as seasoned and experienced professionals. They typically are assigned significant responsibilities above the journey level; possess specialized knowledge, abilities, skills and experience; and exercise independent judgment in the performance of their duties. Incumbents are thoroughly familiar with the operating, filing and communication procedures of the Division and possess the knowledge and technical expertise to maintain the City's accounting system and prepare mandated reports and financial statements.