Georgia Employer FINANCIAL ANALYST II - BUDGET DIVISION in Lawrenceville, Georgia
The Department of Financial Services oversees the financial operations of Gwinnett County in compliance with state and federal laws, ensuring fiscal responsibility and superior bond ratings. Department functions include, but are not limited to accounting, treasury management, budgeting, investment management, vendor and employee payment, debt issuance and monitoring management, self-insurance and liability programs management, procurement and contracts operations management, tax assessor administration, and strategic program design and deployment.This is the journey-level professional in the Budget Division of the Department of Financial Services. The Budget Division is responsible for the administration of the County's annual operating and capital budgets, leading the County's annual budget process, performing analysis on the County's financial performance, and creating financial projections for use by senior County leadership. The Financial Analyst position is responsible for performing budget analysis on the County's expenses and revenues, compiling financial projections, and gathering, reviewing, and sharing financial information with key County stakeholders. Applicants should be detail-oriented, proficient with Microsoft Excel, and familiar with financial accounting and management practices. Duties include: Researching and analyzing a variety of financial data and documents, including reports, databases, general ledger transactions, and invoices.Preparing and reviewing a variety of complex and/or special reports, reconciliations, communications, schedules, tables, and/or statements to and from internal County departments.Monitoring and reporting on budget compliance and financial performance.Providing support to County departments by developing solutions to complex financial issues.Reviewing and assessing the financial impact of proposed requests or organizational changes.Coordinating and assisting in the County's annual budget process.Developing and implementing financial procedures related to key County financial management processes. The Grade for this position is C42(1).Minimum QualificationsBachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a closely related field.Four years of professional level accounting experience. Finance or budgeting experience preferredOr, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.Preferred experience in variance analysis, financial projections, and administering and/or monitoring operating and capital budgets.