Recruitment #2205-0887-001


The City of Tucson values the safety of our employees, our residents, our community, and our visitors.  In support of these values, if you are selected for this job, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to your initial HR representative, or you must request an exemption from your representative. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with the City of Tucson.

The Business Services Department (BSD) of the City of Tucson is seeking a reliable, team-player that can multi-task, and has superb attention to detail to serve as a Financial Analyst in the Shared Services Financial (SSF) City Hall and Parks & Recreation Finance Satellite Team. The SSF is a face-paced work environment that provides financial support and superior customer service to seven City departments.

We have an immediate opening for a Financial Analyst!

General Description

The Financial Analyst provides support to SSF management by performing a wide range of duties in various business functional areas: Accounting, Finance, Budget, and Procurement. 

Performs analysis of financial accounts, investments and projects. 

Monitors and reconciles accounts and makes decisions about the allocation of funds.

Essential Functions

Monitors cash investment balances, maintains fiscal responsibility on accounts, wire transfer funds, performs cash flow analysis, invests available cash, conducts research, extracts financial and payroll information from databases, and reconciles funds with accounts.

Performs administrative duties by generating data and reports, processing applications, planning and publishing fiscal year end schedules, building data files and spreadsheets, assisting with special projects, and writing and reviewing legal documents.

Assists and trains users on financial software by adding users to computer systems, testing software, conducting education programs, and working with users to solve problems.

Manages and coordinates projects by establishing schedules, determining benefiting properties, establishing boundaries, applying cost sharing policies, generating cost estimates, reviewing and communicating, resolutions and plans, attending meetings, conducting field inspections and ensuring legal requirements are met.

Manages public relations by scheduling public hearings, writing notices, providing information on city policies, practices and laws, responding to and resolving inquiries and complaints, monitors projects against projects and interpreting policies and laws.

Conducts financial reviews by spreading costs to property owners, reviewing reports, resolving discrepancies, balancing revenue to cash collections, initiating bond sales and preparing financial schedules.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree

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

Experience considered in lieu of education

Preferred Qualifications

Three or more years governmental accounting or finance experience

Selection Plan

You are highly encouraged to print this bulletin because it contains important testing dates and information that you will need to refer to later; it will not be available after the closing date.

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated on the education and work experience in their employment profile and the responses to their supplemental questions and resume. The highest scoring applicants will then be invited to participate in an Oral Board Interview.

PLEASE NOTE: Chronological resumes must be uploaded as a PDF or Word document to be considered. Failure to upload your resume as a PDF or Word document will be considered an incomplete application.

Oral Board interviews will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams on: Friday, June 17, 2022.

Upon completion of all examination processes, the highest scoring applicants will be placed on the Civil Service Employment List. An applicant's ranking on the Civil Service list will be based on their final score which will be calculated as:

  • 20% of your rating for education and work experience 
  • 80% of your oral board interview

This recruitment will establish a civil service list that will be utilized to fill vacancies occurring within the next 6 months.

Veterans, Native American, or Disability preference points will be added to the final score for those that are placed on the Civil Service Employment List. If you qualify for preference points as outlined in the Employment Profile, you must upload your documentation as part of the application process or email it to The DD 214 must be a copy that indicates characterization of service.

If you are in need of Americans with Disabilities Act-related accommodation during the testing process, please email at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.


Communications throughout this process will be sent via email exclusively so please ensure your browser accepts emails from and check your email account regularly. Failure to respond or follow instructions will result in disqualification. All email inquiries should be directed to

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


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To ensure accurate payroll information for tax purposes, the successful candidate will need to provide their original Social Security Card or original letter from the Social Security Administration with their social security number prior to beginning work with the City of Tucson.

The City of Tucson hires lawful workers only - US citizens or nationals and non-citizens with valid work authorization - without discrimination. Federal immigration laws require all employers to verify both the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. In its efforts to meet the law's requirements, the City of Tucson participates in the E-Verify program established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to aid employers in verifying the eligibility of workers.

Retired City of Tucson employees receiving benefits from the Tucson Supplemental Retirement System who are considering reemployment with the City should be aware that pursuant to Section 22-37(g) of the Tucson City Code, retirement benefits shall be suspended during the period of reemployment with the City of Tucson unless you have been separated at least twelve consecutive months before returning to work AND you return to a non-permanent employment classification. Creditable service does not accrue during any reemployment period.

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