City of Houston Employment – Financial Analyst

Website City of Houston

Job Description:

This position requires that you be 100% flexible in terms of work schedule including, evenings, weekends, and holidays within a seven-day work schedule during the peak time, such as budget period, year-end close and monthly close.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide monthly line-item projections based on thorough review of year-to-date actual and trends.
  • Provide technical assistance and acts as liaison to departments including monthly projection, annual budget, as well as budget transfer and journal entries.
  • Must be a self-starter and committed to completing tasks timely, which will include working additional hours and/or over the weekend as needed.
  • Prepare, create, analyze, monitor and forecast monthly financial report and annual operating budget.
  • The position has significant use of Microsoft Office and SAP
  • Prepare and develop manuals, reports, analysis and forecasting of data.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, internal and external stakeholders.
  • The ideal candidate will have strong written and oral skills and be able to think critically and creatively.

Job Requirements:

  • Candidate(s) that are flexible within their schedule.
  • Management and personnel reporting
  • Variance analysis
  • 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.
  • Budget and forecast preparation
  • Four years of professional experience in finance, economics, budget analysis or a closely related area are required.
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or a closely related field.

Job Details:

Company: City of Houston

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Houston, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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