City of Long Beach, CA - Long Beach, CA

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Assists in the completion of complex financial analyses and reports


Under general supervision, assists Division management in the completion of complex financial analyses and reports and performs special studies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization analyzes financial and statistical results, including revenues, expenditures and cargo volumes, both for internal and external reporting, and drafts reports explaining the performance; working independently, conducts complex special studies, drafts reports and makes recommendations; drafts reports for the Board of Harbor Commissioners; modifies and develops financial computer models to facilitate management decision-making; develops performance measures and other benchmarks; prepares terminal capacity estimates and long term cargo forecasts to assist in rate of return analyses; prepares project-specific benefit-cost analyses involving the valuation of transportation cost savings and their impacts on cargo diversion; develops near-term cargo forecasts to help forecast port revenues, cash flows and capital expenditures; drafts and manages the release of Request for Proposals; develops and implements procedures for improving organizational effectiveness; may supervise subordinate personnel; performs other duties as required.


A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a degree in Business Administration, Finance or a related field and four or more years of professional experience in financial analysis (proof required)*.

A Master’s degree in a related field is preferred and may be substituted for one year of the required experience (proof required)*.

Knowledge of principles, practices and methods of economic/financial analysis.

Ability to : effectively communicate both orally and in writing; independently research and analyze complex information and make recommendations; plan, organize, administer and coordinate research activities and evaluate results; including the preparation of reports; effectively operate personal computers and software applications such as Microsoft Office or other related software.

Experience offering specific and substantial preparation for the duties of the position may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

A valid motor vehicle operator’s license and a current DMV driving record must be submitted to the hiring department at time of selection interview.

*Required documents must be uploaded to the online application or included with a paper application at time of filing.


This examination will be conducted using the continuous, non-competitive procedure. All applicants meeting the requirements will be placed on the eligible list, with those receiving Veteran’s credit first, and then in the order in which applications were filed. Eligible lists will be established periodically.