Job: Financial and Business Analyst (Open)

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Pay: $89,481.60 to $111,862.40/year

Salary : $43.02 - $53.78 Hourly $3,441.60 - $4,302.40 Biweekly $7,456.80 - $9,321.87 Monthly $89,481.60 - $111,862.40 Annually

Posted: 12/14/2017

Job Status: Contract/Temporary

Job Reference #: 1905496

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Financial and Business Analyst (Open)
Salary:$43.02 - $53.78 Hourly
$3,441.60 - $4,302.40 Biweekly
$7,456.80 - $9,321.87 Monthly
$89,481.60 - $111,862.40 Annually
Job Type:Extra Help - Agile (Limited Term)
Location:Redwood City, California
 
The Controller's Office of the County of San Mateo is seeking 
highly-qualified and motivated candidates for the position of
FINANCIAL AND BUSINESS ANALYST.
To view the online brochure for this recruitment please follow this link:
https://hr.smcgov.org/Financial-Business-Analyst
 
NOTE: This is a limited term, at-will position.  Limited Term Employees are assigned to assignments not to exceed three years. They receive medical and dental benefits, similar to regular employees, and a defined contribution retirement plan.

INFORMATION FOR CURRENT COUNTY EMPLOYEES
Current and regular San Mateo County Employees who are interested in this assignment must submit an application and compete in the recruitment process. If you are successful in the recruitment and are being considered for the assignment, HR will work directly with you and/or your department for options. Please note that there is no guarantee that you will be allowed by your department to rotate into this assignment nor are your departments obligated to allow you to take on this assignment. The salary range for this position is "as is" and non-negotiable.

 Examples Of Duties:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Perform research and/or data gathering activities
  • Analyze and interpret data and develop conclusions and/or prepare estimates 
  • Analyze and interpret legislation 
  • Perform impact analysis 
  • Perform research and financial analysis on administrative, fiscal/budgetary, personnel, and operational problems 
  • Prepare and monitor revenue projections and budgets 
  • Manage small to medium size projects 
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 Qualifications:

Knowledge of:
  • Project and/or program management, analytical processes, and report preparation techniques.
  • Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis, evaluation, development, and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Principles of mathematical and statistical computations.
  • Research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures. 
  • Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work.
  • English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. 
  • Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility.
  • Principles and practices of public administration as applied to operational unit and program administration.
  • Principles and practices of county management and government.
  • Sources of information related to a broad range of county programs, services, and administration.
  • Basic principles, practices, and procedures of funding sources and grant funds disbursement.
  • Principles and practices of contract administration and evaluation; and public agency budget development and administration, and sound financial management policies and procedures.
  • Recent and on-going developments, current literature, and sources of information related to the operations of the assigned division.
  • Record keeping principles and procedures.
  • Techniques for effectively representing the County in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations.
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and County staff. 

Ability to:
  • Assist in the development of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the department.
  • Coordinate and oversee programmatic administrative, budgeting, and/or fiscal reporting activities.
  • Perform responsible and difficult administrative work involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative.
  • Conduct research on a wide variety of administrative topics including grant funding, contract feasibility, budget and staffing proposals, and operational alternatives.
  • Evaluate and develop improvements in operations, procedures, policies, or methods.
  • Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques.
  • Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials.
  • Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
  • Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems.
  • Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
  • Operate and maintain modern office equipment, including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs.
  • Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Plan, organize, and carry out assignments from management staff with minimal direction.
  • Plan and conduct effective management, administrative, and operational studies.
  • Analyze, interpret, summarize, and present administrative and technical information and data in an effective manner.
  • Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy and legal guidelines in politically sensitive situations.
  • Effectively represent the department and the County in meetings with governmental agencies, community groups, and various businesses, professional, and regulatory organizations, and in meetings with individuals.

Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
 
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a related field. At least three years of professional administrative experience is typically required for the Management Analyst level.

 Application/Examination:
Anyone may apply. This is a three-year limited-term position. This position will have a continuous recruitment until filled. Application materials will be reviewed as they are received and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.
 
Apply immediately. Application materials will be accepted until position is filled. This posting is open on a continuous basis and selection may be made at any time within the process.
 
To submit an application, email your cover letter, resume, and a list of three (3) professional references to Melody Lee at mylee@smcgov.org.
 
Your cover letter, which shall be no more than two (2) pages, must include the following:
  • Brief discussion of what makes you an ideal candidate for this position. 
  • Brief description of your experience in communicating with internal and external stakeholders.
     
NOTE: Application materials are only accepted via e-mail. Materials sent via regular mail and/or fax will not be accepted. Submittals that do not include all required elements (cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references) will not be considered.
 

Application Instructions

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