Senior Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis
(Financial Planning and Analysis)
Salary: $5,921.97/biweekly - $6,867.67/biweekly (Depending on Experience)
CLOSING DATE/TIME: Friday, September 22nd, 2023, 8:59 PM Pacific Time
Under the direction of the Director of Finance, the Senior Manager of FP&A is responsible for the financial planning, reporting, forecasting, and analysis. Assists in the preparation of quarterly earnings, board presentations, and financial systems implementation. The Senior Manager FP&A will provide overall finance support and work closely with all department heads to deliver high-quality, in-depth narratives of significant variances to prior year, budget and forecast highlighting key trends and significant drivers. Provides direct administrative and analytical support to the Director of Finance and assists in the overall management of the Department. Performs other related work as required.
- Assists the Director of Finance in managing and directing department staff, operations, and service levels.
- Evaluates financial and operational results to better understand agency performance and includes building reporting dashboards and analysis for business review.
- Oversees and manages the budgeting, forecasting, and planning process.
- Analyzes actuals against budget/forecast and prior year.
- Develops trend analysis and consolidation of forecast for all departments.
- Develops new processes or improve existing processes relating financial planning/reporting.
- Develops metrics to track team specific and company wide trends, identify opportunities and provide recommendations and collaborate across levels.
- Improves FP&A data, models and processes to drive forecasting accuracy and reduce margin of error.
- Creates standard reports across FP&A for high quality executive and board communications.
- Performs ad-hoc analysis where required to assist in management decision making. \
- Leads the preparation and review of monthly, quarterly and annual fiscal financial reports.
- Conducts monthly variance analysis for all departments.
- Administers major projects as determined by the Director of Finance.
- Provides oversight of financial systems including the maintenance and upgrade of the financial and budget systems as required.
- Mentors and develops a team of financial analysts.
May be required to attend evening meetings. Performs special projects and other related work as required.
A Bachelor’s degree with a major in Accounting or Finance; Seven (7) years of increasing analytic work experience which include financial management, accounting and financial reporting, preferably in a public agency or governmental setting. Three (3) years in a supervisory capacity required.
A Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a closely related field is a plus.
Possess and maintain a valid California class C driver’s license and an insurable driving record.
Bilingual skills in ASL, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese and/or Spanish are a plus.
Equivalent combinations of education, training and experience will be considered.
KNOWLEDGE OF: Financial management and administration principles and practices; government financial analysis, accounting procedures and financial control and reporting; principles and practices of cost accounting, internal control and audit procedures and practices; principles and practices of federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations governing public agency financing; computer-based accounting and transaction processing systems; Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations.
ABILITY TO: Analyze complex accounting and financial problems that require interpretation of regulations, guidelines and compliance issues; prepare financial/accounting reports, statements and related documents; interpret laws, statutes and regulations pertaining to a variety of government accounting/financial programs; demonstrate effective leadership, supervise, train and, evaluate assigned staff; establish and maintain accurate records; effectively use computer technology; communicate effectively orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, public officials, agencies, the public and vendors.
TO APPLY: Please complete an employment Application online at www.oakha.org. Applications must be received by Friday, September 22nd, 2023, 8:59 PM Pacific Time
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS
Thank you for your interest in employment at the Oakland Housing Authority.
To apply for this position, applicants must complete and submit an online application at www.oakha.org by the date indicated; a current, detailed resume must be attached and will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.
All applications and resumes will be carefully screened. Those applicants whose education and experience most closely match the requirements of the position will be invited to compete in the examination process. Candidates who compete successfully in this examination will have their names placed on a List of Qualifiers. An appointment will be made from the List. For some positions, an experience/training rating and/or written evaluation of candidates will be used in lieu of the oral examination. The names of the highest-ranking candidates will be placed on the List of Qualifiers, and the final selection will be made from this List. College degrees or units required for the position will be verified prior to final appointment. If this information cannot be verified for a candidate, the candidate's name will not be placed on the List of Qualifiers. All appointments are subject to the approval of the Executive Director.
All prospective employees must pass a physical examination and drug screening by an Authority-designated physician. A pre-employment criminal history background check will also be conducted for all positions. For positions requiring use of an Authority vehicle, candidates' driving records will be checked prior to appointment. To be eligible for appointment, each candidate must possess a valid California Class C driver's license and a driving record acceptable to the Authority's insurer. All prospective employees must also provide proof of American citizenship, or legal resident status and the legal right to work in the United States.
Prior to becoming permanent, new employees must successfully pass a probationary period.
Employees of the Authority enjoy a competitive fringe benefit program.
SICK LEAVE is accrued at the rate of one day per month.
VACATION LEAVE for new employees is accrued at the rate of 10 days each year. There are also fourteen (14) paid holidays each year.
RETIREMENT - The Authority is a member of the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS). The Authority also participates in Social Security.
COMPETITIVE HEALTH, DENTAL, AND VISION INSURANCE is available.
GROUP LIFE INSURANCE is fully paid by the Authority.
Management, supervisory, professional and confidential employees are also entitled to a management benefit package allowance and five days of administrative leave per year.
The Oakland Housing Authority does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran's status or disability in the employment or the provision of services.
In compliance with the federal, state and local disability laws, the Oakland Housing Authority will provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to disability. The Authority is committed to making reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. Individuals requesting reasonable accommodation in the examination process must do so no later than five (5) working days after the point of invitation by the Authority to an examination, otherwise it may not be possible to arrange accommodation for this selection process. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate disabled applicants. Applicants with special needs, please call (510) 874-1575 (voice); (510) 832-7331 (TDD).
Please complete an employment Application online at www.oakha.org.