SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST
The City of Ashland is currently accepting applications for the position of SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST
Supervisor: Assistant Finance Director
Pay Range: $27.697-$48.897/ hr
Class Characteristics: Under limited direction, performs professional accounting work; responsible for the maintenance of specialized municipal financial records and systems.
General Duties and Responsibilities: Prepares professional accounting work for various city funds, which complies with applicable principles, procedures, laws, regulations and ordinances. Updates and maintains financial records for grants, loans, amendments, budgets, or other relevant documentation. Performs internal audits on various city accounts and processes. Prepares financial analysis and reports ensuring agreement with City’s accounting records. At fiscal year-end, calculates accruals records fixed assets, calculates liabilities and closes fund in preparation for annual audit. Prepares various analyses, schedules and reports for auditors. Allocates finances for various city-wide expenditures. Prepares various types of financial reports for city management, staff, grants, or other reasons. Enters and updates relevant data into the computer system. Assists with preparation and review of budget including submission of budget to Government Finance Officers’ Association (GFOA) for consideration for budget award. Oversees contract management by maintaining files, checking compliance, and monitors payments. Responsible for city debt management. Completes periodic reconciliation for various city cash, investments, encumbrances, monthly taxes, and other accounts. Prepare and review the comprehensive annual financial report for submittal to the Government Finance Officers’ Association (GFOA) for consideration for the award for excellence in Financial Reporting. Assists with special projects for the department including grants and City programs. Serves as resource for staff related to financial statement questions or reporting. Assists with personnel functions for the department such as interviewing and training. Reviews accounts and completed work for accuracy and discrepancies.
Training and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in accounting supplemented by six (6) years accounting experience preferably in a public organization.
Certification/Licensing Requirements: Must be bondable.
Overtime Provision: Exempt.
Apply: A copy of the Bachelor’s Degree and valid driver’s license MUST accompany the application. Apply online at www.ashlandky.gov. NO FAXED OR EMAILED APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED.
Closing Date and Time: Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 12:00 P.M.
Equal Opportunity Employer