City of Tucson

FINANCIAL SPECIALIST (#0891)

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$25.58-$45.52 Hourly / $53,206.40-$94,681.60 Yearly
Salary Grade: 816


General Description

Provides financial oversight of a major city-wide program or comprehensive financial services to a large department, or group of small departments, including budget development and monitoring, financial reporting and analysis, grant management, accounts receivable, purchasing, accounts payable, rate setting, and implementation of strategic plans.

Essential Functions

Regularly directs the work of at least one fulltime employee

Maximizes employee productivity and morale through hiring, disciplining, evaluating employee performance, investigating and resolving grievances and other personnel actions

Develops and monitors the budget by analyzing historical data and trends, determines cost of service for a department or program, works with stakeholders in rate setting processes, reviews and makes recommendations regarding current and future needs, prepares and submits work papers, monitors expenditures and performs variance analysis

Prepares the executive summary for budgets, reviews revisions, maintains control logs, reconciles revised budgets at year end, prepares and reviews reports, conducts research and resolves budget issues

Performs a full range of professional level accounting duties including the review and approval of journal vouchers, analyzing and reconciling accounts, developing and maintaining internal controls, preparation of financial statements, schedules and note disclosures

Provides financial services associated with the grant management process including financial reporting, internal controls and program compliance

Oversees and guides the workflow of accounts payable, accounts receivable and purchasing processes

Assists in city-wide process improvement endeavors including the standardization of work and training

Plans and organizes a major city-wide program by analyzing budgets, monitoring expenditures and preparing reports, determining funds needed, communicating with stakeholders and researching and organizing strategic plans

Implements plans by conducting research on organizational problems, creating actions plans for implementation and developing metrics for departmental planning  

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 3 years of experience in finance or accounting

Special Job Requirements

None

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

None

Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 07

Occupation Group Description: Accounting and Fiscal

EEO Job Category Code: B

EEO Job Category Description: Professionals

Organizational Level: First Level Supervisor

NCCI: 8810

Bargaining Unit: No Representation

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Non-Driving

License Type: None

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 0891; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;