Posting Date:  01/02/2019
Job Title:  Senior Financial Analyst
Salary:  $6,049-$7,804/month
Entity:  City of Kirkland
Closing Date:  Open until filled, first review 1/16/19


The Senior Financial Analyst will conduct complex financial, budgetary, and labor contract analyses, that facilitate decision-making by management and Council on citywide fiscal issues.

Primary Duties

Key Functions
1. Perform a variety of complex research and analysis of financial issues and prepare reports of findings and recommendations.
2. Conduct ongoing monitoring of City revenues and expenditures and provide analysis of trends, culminating in periodic report on City’s financial performance and annual report on City’s financial condition.
3. Coordinate development and balancing of City budget and prepare and review revenue and expenditure projections and assumptions.
4. Coordinate development of six-year capital improvement program.
5. Provide training and technical assistance to department budget coordinators and management staff on financial matters.
6. Provide compensation cost analysis support to management during labor negotiations and during the budget process.


Minimum Qualifications:
• Four-year degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration, or closely related field
• Four years increasingly responsible experience in budget and financial analysis, accounting, or similar financial field, preferably in a local government setting

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree preferred.

Contact Information

City of Kirkland, Human Resources Department
Ph. 425-587-3210


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