Financial Analyst III

Salt Lake City, UT
United States

Category
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time

Job Description

This is a senior level job working in the State Treasurer's Office. A thorough knowledge of pertinent accounting policies and procedures are required in order to effectively perform required duties. This job requires advanced skill in utilizing computerized accounting systems. Selected candidate in this job will present and defend practices, and interpret complex reports; resolve, reconcile and adjust for special conditions; and assist in developing, modifying, or enhancing appropriate fiscal policies, procedures and practices. The candidate will research financial problem areas and exercise decision making in recording and analyzing financial data.

Primary Duties:

Reconciles monthly bank statements and reports.

Manages accounting activities of the Office's long-term investment portfolios.

Prepares correcting journal entries for upload into FINET.

Approves accounting entries in the State's Accounting system (FINET) .

Administers Office's Salesforce application and provides support to PTIF participants.

Administers access to the Office's online PTIF transaction system. (iPas)

Performs various Office internal control functions.

Identify data and information which suggest developing patterns of problems or complaints, from which general or specific trends and patterns can be discerned, suggesting a need for further investigation.

Ensures compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines, etc.

Other duties as assigned.

Preference:

Preference may be given to those with a Bachelors degree in Accounting.

This is a career service exempt job. Candidates placed in this title are appointed, non-classified, exempt from 67-19-12, and are required to be placed in a position schedule of AC(Employees in Offices of Elected Officials per 67-19-15).

Typical Qualifications:

Knowledge of and experience with State's accounting platform.

Experience with completing monthly bank reconciliations.

Experience with accounting for investments including fixed income and equity investments.

Experience with the use of database systems, Salesforce experience preferred.

Experience in designing, enhancing, or implementing systems and/or subsystems that reflect the changing needs of an organization.

Competence with communicating information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; reading and understanding information presented in writing.

Experience with Identifying data and information which suggest developing patterns of problems or complaints. Investigating further as necessary and provide recommendations for remedial action.

Compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines, etc.

Proficiency communicating information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing.

Experience with Office internal control functions.

Experience with composing and producing reports, documents and related material.

Experience with finding, gathering and collecting information or data.

Experience with developing approaches for implementation of an idea, program or change in operations.

Experience with reading, interpreting and applying laws, rules, regulations, policies and/or procedures.

Experience with developing and/or implementing new policies/procedures/standards and/or rules/regulations.

Supplemental Information:

Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.

Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.