Financial Analyst

Website CityofGilroy City of Gilroy

FINANCIAL ANALYST $7,241.83 - $9,656.83 Monthly, Plus Excellent Benefits! Opportunity to work a 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off. Future MOU salary increases: 5% 7/1/23; 5% 7/1/24. The City of Gilroy is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Join our team! ABOUT THE POSITION The City of Gilroy is recruiting for a versatile financial professional to fill the position of Financial Analyst. The goal of the Finance Department is to provide timely and accurate financial information to City management, City council and the public and administer the City’s assets including cash and investments, in a prudent and responsible manner. Under general supervision of the Finance Director, the Financial Analyst will perform a variety of professional level financial and accounting duties and budget analysis work for the Finance Department. Primary responsibilities will include maintenance and administration of the financial system, performance of complex accounting entries and budgetary oversight, coordination of non-routine finance projects, creation and maintenance of financial reports, and analysis of other high-level financial issues. Additional work assignments including assisting other departments are anticipated. This is an exempt, mid-management level position in the Gilroy Management Association employee group. The incumbent will have many opportunities to expand their knowledge and skills on advanced general ledger accounting, auditing, and reporting. ABOUT THE TEAM The City's Finance team is a dynamic close-knit group that thrives on a culture of camaraderie, collaboration, and cohesion. Leveraging individual financial experience and expertise provides empowerment for creative and complex problem solving. We enjoy discussing, learning, and planning new financial and accounting methods and technologies and how they can be tactically applied to achieve organizational goals. IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL: • Have a broad knowledge base in financial management including government financing and budgeting, accounting theory and practices, and public finance. • Have knowledge in accounting, auditing, financial forecasting, and budgeting principles and practices. • Possess “hands on” experience and knowledge with payroll processing as well as knowledge and experience related to CalPERS reporting and analysis. • Be passionate about governmental accounting and finance and convey professionalism keeping up on new accounting rules and pronouncements. • Have a high level of standards for financial data integrity and maintaining accurate and detailed records. • Be a highly motivated and organized individual who does not let any tasks fall through the cracks. APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in pursuing this exciting career opportunity please attach and submit the following required items with your NEOGOV application: A completed City of Gilroy online application including supplemental responses. A detailed cover letter expressing your interest in the position with the City of Gilroy is preferred. A detailed resume that highlights your related skills and experience is preferred. A list of three (3) professional references City Application Form – Candidates must complete the NEOGOV City of Gilroy application form for this position and submit online. Please prepare attachments prior to completion of the NEOGOV application as incomplete applications will not be accepted. Apply Online: Go to You can apply online by clicking on the job title you are interested in and clicking on the "Apply" link. After viewing the Job Description, click the 'Apply' tab. If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can import your resume from LinkedIn, upload it from a saved document on your computer, or manually enter your personal information. This application will be saved and used to apply for future job openings. Recruitment Schedule – Key Dates* Application Closing Date:  Continuous Recruitment First Round Oral Board: June 15, 2023 Final Interview and practical exercise: June 22, 2023 (*Note: The examination process/schedule may be changed as needed by the City.) Only complete application packets will be reviewed. Only the most qualified applicants with the most relevant experience and education will be invited to continue in the selection process. In addition, final candidates for the position are required to pass an employment background check, State of California Department of Justice criminal records check, medical evaluation, and drug screen, given at the City's expense, prior to appointment. If special accommodations are necessary at any stage of the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department right away 408-846-0228. Attention: Communication regarding your status in this recruitment process will be conducted via e-mail. Be sure to include an e-mail address on the employment application. Applicants are responsible for notifying Human Resources of any changes to an e-mail address and/or other contact information. THE CITY OF GILROY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS WORKFORCE DIVERSITY.

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