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Financial Analyst Iii (fpa)

City of Houston

This is a Contract position in Ann Arbor, MI posted November 19, 2021.

Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED Division: Financial Planning and Analysis Workdays & Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m.

– 5:00 p.m.

Subject to Change DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The role of the Financial Analyst III duties will include but not limited to: Prepare, create, analyze, monitor and forecast monthly financial report and annual operating budget.

Provide monthly line-item projections based on thorough review of year-to-date actual and trends.

Reconcile and provide budget vs actual analysis and variance reports.

Perform routine technical work of average complexity involving financial and trend analysis, graphs, charts, and providing recommendations to management related to department operations.

Provide technical assistance and acts as liaison to departments including monthly projection, annual budget, as well as budget transfer and journal entries.

Prepare and develop manuals, reports, analysis and forecasting of data.

Perform other duties and special projects as requested.

The position has significant use of Microsoft Office and SAP The ideal candidate will have strong written and oral skills and be able to think critically and creatively.

Must be a self-starter and committed to completing tasks timely, which will include working additional hours and/or over the weekend as needed.

Demonstrated customer service skills; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, internal and external stakeholders.

WORKING CONDITIONS This position is physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc.

There are no major sources of discomfort in a normal office environment.

Job Requirements: EDUCATION Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or a closely related field.

EXPERIENCE Four years of professional experience in finance, economics, budget analysis or a closely related area are required.

Substitutions: Experience cannot be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree requirement.

A Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or a closely related field may be substituted for two years of the above experience requirement.

LICENSE NonePreferences will be given to candidates with professional experience in budget and forecast preparation, management and personnel reporting and variance analysis as well to the candidate(s) that is flexible within their schedule.

Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.

SELECTION / SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED The department will administer and the applicant must successfully complete a skills-assessment relevant to job description.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION No If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing if a promotional position; candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

SALARY INFORMATION Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate’s qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.

Pay Grade 21 APPLICATION PROCEDURES Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown.

Applications must be submitted online at: or call (832)393-0486.

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: If you need special services or accommodations, call (832)393-0486.

(TTY 7-1-1) If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.

EEO Equal Employment Opportunity The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual’s sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.