Financial Analyst

Employer
Valley Mountain Regional Center
Location
Stockton, California, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 04, 2021
Closes
May 12, 2021
Ref
24739d71c02e
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Valley Mountain Regional Center is hiring a full-time Financial Analyst.

Excellent benefits, Medical, Dental, Vision and CalPERS retirement- generous sick and vacation time.

Salary: $2,535.20 - $3,397.60 bi-weekly

General Statement of Duties: Under the general direction of the Chief Financial Officer, this position works to improve the operational and financial effectiveness of the organization.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
  • Most duties are performed in the office and out in the community.
  • Must have reliable transportation and be able to travel locally and out of town regularly.
  • The ability to sit at a workstation for long periods of time.
  • Frequent standing, walking bending, reaching, lifting throughout offices, service provider facilities and other agencies.
  • Adequate manual dexterity and coordination to operate standard office equipment (i.e. computer, telephone, fax machine, etc.)
  • The ability to read, write and comprehend large amounts of written material such as reports and regulations, use the telephone, and communicate via electronic mail is required daily.
  • Excellent oral and written skills are essential.

Key Responsibilities Essential Functions
  • Maintains a thorough working knowledge of and adheres to organization policies and procedures.
  • Develops, recommends, and documents written policies, standards, procedures, and metrics in support of the organizations goals.
  • Interprets and analyzes financial and statistical data.
  • Prepares internal control analyses and makes recommendations to improve internal control.
  • Prepares trend reports and develops forecasts.
  • Assists the Fiscal Manager-POS to maintain the encumbrance file including research and removal of items that should be disencumbered according to proper accounting procedures.
  • Assists with development of new proposals including budget preparations, project specifications, and estimates of capital investment requirements.
  • Prepares monthly and annual PEP report for submission to DDS.
  • Prepares surveys and completes special analytical projects.
  • Responds to special DDS requests for statistical or financial information.
  • Keeps immediate supervisor well-informed of activities, results of efforts, and problems identified.
  • Respects confidentiality in discussing consumer, staff, volunteers and fiscal matters.
  • Becomes thoroughly knowledgeable, interprets and implements regulations and guidelines of federal and state governments as they relate to the regional center fiscal operations.
  • Assists in the implementation of technology initiatives necessary to achieve organizational goals.
  • Other job-related duties as assigned

Minimum Position Requirements: Bachelors Degree in business administration preferably in accounting and at least one-year accounting experience. Considerable experience with PC applications, spreadsheets and databases required. Knowledge of accounting terminologies, practices, and procedures; ability to work effectively with others; knowledge of office methods, procedures and equipment as they relate to financial record keeping; ability to prepare accurate and timely statistical summaries and reports; ability to locate, classify and interpret a heavy volume of complex financial and statistical information; ability to make calculations rapidly and accurately; and the ability to learn procedures of computerized accounting systems necessary. Excellent oral and written skills are required.