Financial Analyst (KR-096-21E) Whittier

  • LA County Sanitation District
  • Whittier, California
  • Nov 28, 2021
Full Time Accounting and Finance
  • Salary: $7,796.00 - $9,687.00 Monthly USD

Job Description

JOB POSTING

NOTICE OF EXTERNAL JOB OPPORTUNITY
POSTING #KR-096-21E


LOCATION:
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT, BUDGET AND FINANCE SECTION, JOINT ADMINISTRATION OFFICE, WHITTIER

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
To perform a variety of professional financial analyses in the development of preliminary and final budgets for wastewater, solid waste and administrative activities; and to develop short and long range financial plans and projections.

JOB SUMMARY:
Under the general supervision of a Supervising Budget Analyst or higher classification, the incumbent may analyze current and past budgets; forecast revenues and expenses; analyze trends and variances for the Districts' operations; monitor key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, expenses and capital expenditures; highlight trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances; assembling and summarizing data to prepare sophisticated reports on financial status, health, and risks; preparing and analyzing financial metrics; analyzing financial records to determine agency monetary resources required to fund and implement various proposals; advising staff on cost analysis and fiscal allocations; assisting in the formal presentation of budget data; utilizing computer software to facilitate the budget process; utilize computer software (e.g., Hyperion Planning, Oracle EBS, Excel) to facilitate the budget process; prepare and deliver presentations of complex financial data and perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A valid California Class C driver license -AND- Graduation from an accredited college with a bachelor's degree in a directly-related major, such as Finance or Accounting -AND- Two years' experience at the County Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County performing the duties of a Budget Analyst -OR- Two years of professional-level experience involving financial analysis and planning, budget development and analysis.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience with ERP and EPM systems (Oracle EBS and Oracle Hyperion Planning a plus); Three or more years of experience in financial planning and analysis including development of moderate to complex Microsoft Excel financial models utilizing large data-sets; Experience in data analysis and developing reports using Business Intelligence software, Essbase, and/or Microsoft Excel; Experience in developing and improving systems or processes.

EXAMPLES OF ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

The competitive selection process may cover a knowledge of : Accounting and financial principles and budgeting process; specialized computer applications related to financial planning and analysis, budgeting and related record analyses; regulations related to public sector reporting. The ability to : Think creatively, drive process improvement and policy development initiatives that impact the function of the Districts; develop, oversee and manage the continued development of budgeting and financial forecasting modeling tools; prepare preliminary and final budgets; proficiently utilize various computer applications to establish and maintain budget records, analyze and present data; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; perform cost and funding analyses.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This posting will remain open until current vacancy is filled and is subject to closure without notice.
Please apply online at www.lacsd.org within the application period. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed LACSD Employment Application or online application. Check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as notifications may be sent via e-mail. Please make sure that your registered email address is accurate and current. To ensure proper delivery add info@governmentjobs.com to your contact list.

SELECTION PROCESS:
Applications and Supplemental Questionnaires will be reviewed and evaluated for relevant experience and/or coursework.
  • Candidates considered to have the best qualifications will be invited to the written examination.
  • The selection process will consist of a written test weighted at 40%, and an interview weighted at 60%.
  • Candidates must receive a qualifying score on each selection component to move forward in the selection process.
  • Prior to appointment, a thorough reference check will be conducted.


NOTE:
The individual(s) recommended for hire must undergo a job-related pre-employment physical, which includes a drug and alcohol test.

As an equal opportunity employer, the Districts strongly encourage qualified minorities, women and disabled persons to apply.

TO APPLY:
Applications can now be completed and submitted online through the Sanitation Districts' website at www.lacsd.org . Please click on the "Employment Opportunities" link. By using the online application system, you will receive confirmation via e-mail that your application was received for this position. If you do not have Internet access, you may submit a complete paper "Internal Application" within the application period shown above to the Employment Services Section (JAO, Room 109). All applications will be reviewed to determine if the conditions and qualifications for testing are met.

To learn more about how the Sanitation Districts converts waste into resources, please visit the following video:
Converting Waste into Resources
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Whittier, California United States View Map