Posting Date:  12/29/2020
Job Title:  Financial Analyst
Salary:  $76,828 – $93,385 DOE
Entity:  City of Burien
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled


General Position Summary
Performs work which involves the examination of accounting and financial information to provide advice and recommendations. Responsibilities focus on the analysis of financial information and budget preparation.

Primary Duties

Essential Functions
•Supports and models the identified vision, values and behaviors of the organization.
•Coordinates the preparation of the biennial operating budget, the capital improvement plan and the mid-biennial budget amendment. Duties include but are not limited to developing timelines, preparing forms and procedures, preparing the labor budget, preparing preliminary and final documents, and coordinating entry of data into the City’s financial system. May assist with presenting the budget.
•Assists in forecasting the City’s major revenue sources and expenditures based on current and forecasted economic trends and historical trends.
•Prepares financial forecasts for use in developing short and long-term financial plans and advises others on those findings.
•Assesses fiscal impacts of alternative budget policy and administrative actions and advises staff on those findings.
•Analyze, evaluate and summarize complex and technical financial and management records for accuracy and conformance to procedures, rules and regulations.
•Maintains financial and statistical databases and prepares statistical reports.
•Assists in capital project planning.
•Prepares quarterly financial status reports.
•Prepares the six-year financial forecast.
•Prepares adjusting journal entries to general ledger to reflect accurate accounting and distribution of income and expenses to appropriate accounts.
•Assists with completion of the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and annual financial reports.
•Assists with the development of internal controls and accounting policies and procedures.
•Assists with completion of the annual audit.
•Other duties as assigned.


Education and/or Experience
Bachelors degree in Accounting or a closely related field AND two years of professional accounting experience with an emphasis on financial analysis or a combination of experience and training that provides the candidate with the knowledge and skills to perform the job. Municipal accounting or budgeting experience preferred.

Contact Information

Position open until filled. Interested individuals encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Please apply through City of Burien website.


Other Information

Excellent Benefit Package