FINANCIAL ANALYST III
City of Houston, TX - Houston, TX

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: FINANCIAL ANALYST III (Multiple Positions) Applications Accepted From: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED Health & Human Services Department Administrative Services Division 8000 North Stadium, 8th Floor* M - F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.* *Subject to change DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Performs analysis of financial statements and reports, preparation of work papers, schedules, graphs, charts and reports for the 1115 Waiver Project. Assists department program representatives in the analysis of financial programs and evaluated processes and procedures. Analyzes financial statements and reports utilizing SAP. Prepares interpretations of analysis and submits recommendations. Assists in the design and development of financial policies and procedures. Performs other duties and special projects as requested.

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

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or a closely related field.

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

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

MINIMUM LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
None.

PREFERENCES:

Position requires following knowledge, skills and abilities in the following:
• Experience in analysis and preparation of financial reports.
• Experience using SAP and data analysis of SAP financial reports
• Skill in writing, editing, delivering training and producing reports.
• Requires excellent communication skills and ability to translate complex technical ideas and vision to various audiences, Microsoft Word to create reports, PowerPoint to create presentations.
• Experience using Microsoft Office such as Excel to create graphs, charts input formulas and link data in statistical reports
• Ability to build and develop collaborative relationships within all levels of the organization.

**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.**

GENERAL INFORMATION:

SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED
None. However, the Department may administer a skills assessment test.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION: No
This position is not subject to random drug testing if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

SALARY INFORMATION: SPECIAL FUNDED POSITION
Special funded positions are dependent upon continued available funds. If funding is no longer available, employee may be laid off or transferred. Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification. The salary range is:

Salary Range - Pay Grade 21

OPENING DATE: January 31, 2013
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

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: www.houstontx.gov.

For application status inquiries or special accommodations, please call Ms. Valda DeWitt (832-393-4885).

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

An Equal Opportunity Employer