FINANCIAL ANALYST IV

POSITION OVERVIEW

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FROM: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED

POSTING NUMBER: 20274
SERVICE LINE: FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES
BRANCH: CAPITAL PROJECTS AND ASSETS
LOCATION: 611 WALKER, 24TH FLOOR
WORKDAYS & HOURS: MON. - FRI., 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Subject to change

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Manages capital project and assets for the department. Tracks the expenditures of capital projects and creates project documentation when projects have completed construction. Coordinates accounting and inventory of purchased assets for the department. Tracks the issue of inventory tags for controlled assets. Works with all levels of Houston Public Works management to coordinate annual physical inventory and facilities insurance schedule. Investigates and makes recommendations for issues of medium to high complexity and/or sensitivity. Coordinates, develops and reviews financial and management reports. Completes special projects as assigned that involve detailed research and analysis. Compiles and interprets statistical data related to departmental operations and special projects. Assists and trains department personnel in the research, review and analysis of asset location, accountability and inventory.
WORKING CONDITIONS
This position is physically comfortable with discretion of walking, standing, etc. Essentially normal office environment with acceptable lighting, temperature and air conditions.

This is a Houston Public Works Emergency Management position at the Tier III Level.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

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

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Six (6) years of professional experience in finance, economics, budget analysis or a closely related field are required.
A Master's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or a closely related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the above experience requirement.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
Valid Texas driver's license and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving.

PREFERENCES

Preference will be given to applicants with experience in the following:

• Strong SAP experience
• Advanced MS Excel proficiency
• High level of organizational, time management and prioritizing skills
• Detail Oriented
• Innovative problem-solving skills
• Professional experience in finance, economics, and/or budget analysis

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 skill assessment evaluation.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION Yes
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and 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 25

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.

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm For application status inquiries please contact 832.393.6027.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, with specific instructions, 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. If you need special services or accommodations, please call TTY 7-1-1.

Must be able to pass a criminal background check, obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearances where required.

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.


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