Financial Management Analyst II - Financial Services

Employer
Eugene School District 4J-1
Location
Eugene, OR, US
Salary
Competitive
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Position Summary

This is a full time (8 hours per day/1.0 FTE) position that operates on the 12 month work schedule.

This position focuses on district-wide budget development and monitoring, position control and daily cash management and investing.

Under general supervision, is responsible for functions of financial forecasting, State School Fund reporting and contract negotiations. Using established procedures provides highly technical support for the district forecast process, including managing the five-year financial forecast and State School Fund reporting and revenue expenditure projections. Monitors district-wide staffing allocations. Assist departmental staff with technical budgetary matters during budget preparation, finance meetings and in the general preparation and administration of the budget. Provides complex financial decision making support to the School Board, Budget Committee, and senior staff. Supports the employee contract negotiation process by preparing complex queries and analysis. Prepares short and long range financial projections utilizing economic forecasting and financial models to assess the impacts of changing influences on the district's financial condition. Monitors district-wide staffing allocations. Assists departmental staff in the general preparation and administration of the budget. Processes detailed operational requirements using integrated information systems.

Essential Functions:
  • Manage the Five-Year Financial forecast, analyzing and projecting revenues and expenditures in relation to assumptions about State funding, enrollment trends and other significant variables.
  • Manage State School Fund reporting for the district, projecting all components of the funding formula in collaboration with other district staff, monitoring State revenue projections relative to district projections, and resolving issues with state personnel.
  • Monitor district-wide financial issues and the potential impacts of changing influences on the district's financial condition.
  • Participate in the development of the annual budget. Develop and monitor annual budgets for general fund revenues, capital funds and/or other funds as assigned.
  • Perform highly complex and politically sensitive financial analysis to support decision-making, designing financial models, reviewing legal parameters, researching options, communicating with other agencies, and synthesizing information for decision-makers, writing reports, and making presentations.
  • Monitor district-wide staffing allocations and communicate need for any changes to stakeholders.
  • Develop and manage costing models to support employee collective bargaining processes.
  • Perform operational requirements related to payroll and other areas as assigned using highly integrated, sophisticated software
  • Provide financial support to administration of district charter school and alternative education contracts.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of municipal financial management, financial forecasting and other quantitative methods, economic principles, financial analysis techniques and project management methods.
  • Knowledge of principles and methods of financial systems management.
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex financial, legal and technical concepts clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing, to a variety of audiences.
  • Advanced capabilities in spreadsheet and data base query functions. Ability to develop and prepare complex financial reports, and to learn and use personal computer applications such as Access.
  • Skill in using complex, integrated business systems.
  • Skill in researching, analyzing and evaluating complex financial data.
  • Ability to think strategically and develop both short and long term plans to meet an objective.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with district staff, public officials, financial and business communities, and the general public.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work with and respond to people from different cultures or backgrounds.
  • Experience differentiating practices for diverse populations.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse students, staff, and community populations.

Minimum Qualifications

Education

Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or related field.

Experience

Four (4) years of professional-level finance experience

Preferred Qualifications

Public sector experience preferred.
Bilingual proficiency and/or multicultural experience strongly preferred.

Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required expertise to perform essential functions listed in the job description may be considered qualifying by Human Resources.

ALL DISTRICT EMPLOYEES MUST PASS POLICE/FBI BACKGROUND CHECK.

To view the complete job description visit: https://www.4j.lane.edu/hr/jobdescriptionsandclassif/adminprofsupvpositions/

Additional Information

Complete application in its entirety. Incomplete applications will not be accepted or processed, there are no exceptions.

We do not accept walk-in, faxed, or applications via mail. All applications must be submitted using the GovermentJobs website. It is your responsibility to submit a complete application. Submitting an application does not guarantee any candidate an interview. Candidates are interviewed by appointment only. If you apply to more than one job, an application is required for EACH job posting.

ALL required documentation must be scanned and attached in order to submit an online application.
Required documents for this posting are:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation. Must be from the last 2 years and one letter must be from a supervisor.
Upon offer of employment applicants must obtain a fingerprint clearance from the Oregon State Police Department and the FBI through a process authorized by the Eugene School District 4J. Applicants would be responsible for the one-time fingerprint clearance fee.

An Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

The Eugene School District 4J does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ancestry, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity in admission or access to the treatment of employment in its programs and activities as required by state and federal law. If you have any complaints, please contact the HR Department at (541) 790-7670.

It is the District's policy to provide qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment in accordance with applicable law. Applicants wishing to claim veterans' preference must provide the following military documents verifying their eligibility:

Veterans: A copy of the applicant's Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (a federal DD Form 214 or 215), which shows character of service upon discharge OR a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs indicating the applicant receives a non-service connected pension.

Disabled Veterans: A copy of the applicant's Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (a federal DD Form 214 or 215), which shows character of service upon discharge AND a copy of the applicants veteran's disability preference letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (unless the information is included on the DD Form 214 or 215).

For veterans' preference to apply, the required military documents must be submitted to the District at the time of application submission.

There are a wide variety of benefits to eligible Eugene School District 4J employees. These benefits include health, dental, vision, life insurance, optional life and disability, flexible spending accounts, 403B, and an employee assistance program.

Positions at a minimum of four hours (0.5 FTE) are benefit eligible. Please contact the hiring administrator if you have questions about this position's benefit eligibility.

For a complete description of benefits available for 4J employees please visit our Employee Benefits webpage at www.4j.lane.edu/hr/benefits.
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