The position is responsible for the analysis, monitoring, and preparation of financial statements and reports. The Finance System Analyst will also lead in the financial Enterprise Software-wide system implementation (Yardi System), including the formalization of standardized Enterprise-wide systems and procedures.
TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES
1. Ensures that accounts and records are kept to ensure accurate financial management and reporting for the Agencys Section 8 (Rental Assistance) program.
2. Monitors and Analyzes HUD Notices and Regulations that will have financial implications on program operations for decision support.
3. Performs accounts analysis, reconciliation, monthly close out, budget analysis and any required HUD financial reporting.
4. Assists in the year-end audit process.
5. Leads the enterprise-wide financial system integration, including formalization and standardization of procedures.
6. Recommend System and Process changes to the IT System to ensure efficient and effective financial and management Reporting.
7. Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and Excel dashboards.
8 Prepare and present reports to leadership and governance.
9. Other duties as assigned.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require):
Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance
Masters Degree in Business - preferred
At least 2 years of accounting or audit experience or 5 years for other relevant experience related to finance, business process review or system implementation (In lieu of accounting/audit experience)
LICENSING REQUIREMENTS (positions in this class typically require):
Certified Public Accountant - Preferred
KNOWLEDGE (position requirements at entry):
Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations
Computers and related software
Financial audit requirements
Financial document requirements
Methods of preparing reports
SKILLS (position requirements at entry):
Strong fluency with Excel formulas and functions
Strong analytical and data-gathering skills
Self-starter with excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills
Ability to streamline functions and passion to learn and grow
Comfort dealing with ambiguity and the ability to work independently
Excellent communication and presentation skills; be comfortable interacting with executive-level management
Independent Judgement/Decision Making/Problem Solving:
Develops objectives and general policies and procedures for a specific program or functional area of responsibility within the general scope of established operational goals and plans. Day-to-day work and decisions do not require direction or review by immediate supervisor. Frequently solves complex problems. End results are reviewed by supervisor. Strategic issues are referred to supervisor.
Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Walking and standing are required only occasionally.
The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.