Job Description

ABOUT THE POSITION

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides customer support for the District's automated Capital Improvement Project budgetary tracking and financial systems, which are utilized by District Engineering and Construction service sections; provides departmental interface with Engineering and Construction staff.

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS:

Financial Systems Analyst I - is the entry-level class of this professional class series. Initially under close supervision, incumbents with knowledge of accounting, payroll and/or other business systems perform customer support duties while learning the various components of the District's financial systems and other governmental agencies' business practices and organizational structure. As experience is gained, duties become more diversified and are performed under more general supervision. This class is alternately staffed with Financial Systems Analyst II and incumbents may advance to the higher level after gaining experience and demonstrating proficiency, which meet the qualifications for the higher level class.

Financial Systems Analyst II - is the experienced level in this series, fully competent to perform the full range of customer support and enhancement activities for all District departments and other local governmental agencies. Incumbents also provide support for internal cyclical departmental applications, such as the District's annual financial statements and the District's fiscal budget. This class is distinguished from Senior Financial Systems Analyst in that the latter is the lead and technical specialist level in either the customer or system support functions.

Financial Systems Analyst I: $54,828.80 - $85,051.20
Financial Systems Analyst II: $59,217.60 - $91,873.60

 
The Financial Systems Analyst I is a training underfill position, upon successful completion of the probationary period (520 hours worked to 2,080 hours worked) and the training program, which is up to two (2) years, the successful candidate will be non-competitively promoted to Financial Systems Analyst II.

This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months at either level or may be extended as needed by District Human Resources. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience:

Financial Systems Analyst I - Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration, Finance or a related field. Full-time experience in financial systems or other directly related activity that has provided the skills and knowledge to perform all necessary job functions at this level may be substituted for the degree on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two (2) years.

Financial Systems Analyst II - In addition to the above: Two (2) years of full-time professional experience in providing customer service and/or system support of financial and business applications.


Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application.  Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.

Licensing and Certification: Specified positions may require possession of a valid Nevada Class C driver's license at time of appointment.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Performs a variety of professional level customer support activities which may vary with the specialty area to which assigned, but which all relate to the support of automated Capital Improvement Project budgetary tracking and related financial systems for all District service sections. Provides customer support and resolves systems issues through the financial systems "help desk" function which provides District service sections with direct assistance in resolving their system issues. Administers accounting security, maintains system tables, documents and analyzes departmental and local governmental agency system requirements; and develops, maintains and distributes user documentation and trains staff in accounting systems usage. Interacts with all levels of customers, clerk to senior management and elected officials, in documenting accounting issues or developing functional specifications, which include screen and report layouts. Performs accounting system acceptance testing; writes, executes and analyzes test script results to ensure system integrity; performs quality assurance of accounting system user documentation. Coordinates and participates in a variety of financial and related analytical studies; conducts complex analysis that relate to the accounting systems, working in concert with centralized information systems staff. Prepares a variety of reports, flowcharts, diagrams, documentation and other written materials; compiles a variety of financial information for use by District or other governmental staff or the public. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; may drive a District motor vehicle to visit work sites and attend meetings.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle in order to visit work sites and attend meetings; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

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