Finance Analyst - Budget

Department/Agency of position: 
Denver Water Budgets Department
Location of position: 
Denver, CO
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Closing Date: 
Friday, January 18, 2019
Job Description: 

DENVER WATER Finance Analyst – Budget

Candidates MUST submit a completed Denver Water application to be considered.

Applications must include all relevant work experience as it is a legal document. Please do not use “see resume”. Cover Letters and resumes must be attached to the application as one (1) document.

Salary Range: $65,894.40 annually (min), $81,047.20 annually (mid), $96,200.00 annually (max) Hiring Range: Depends on Qualifications

Full Time Regular Exempt position, 40 hours per week Location of position: Main Campus – Administration Building, 1600 W. 12th Ave. Denver, CO 80204

Opening Date: January 4, 2019 Closing Date: January 18, 2019

Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received. Denver Water reserves the right to either close or extend a posting.

Apply on-line by visiting Denver Water’s Finance Division/Budget Section is currently seeking a qualified Finance Analyst candidate to join our team. This position will be responsible for providing support on budget development, budget management, forecasting, financial reporting, and process improvement. This position will work under general supervision preparing and analyzing financial and general information relevant to the work area including monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial data, budgeting, forecasting, reporting, documenting processes, and analyzing metrics.

The ideal candidate is a strong contributor who can successfully partner with other members of the Budget Section to provide analysis, reporting, monitoring and customer support to the organization. Applicants for this role should be enthusiastic, self-starting, open to change, and have a strong desire to assist Denver Water in becoming the “best water utility in the nation”. Previous experience in the public sector is desired but not required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities • Participate in the development of the organization’s budget, including collection, verification, and management of budget data from various divisions • Assist in the monthly and quarterly forecast process, including variance monitoring, reporting, and analysis • Assist in the development of internal processes and procedures related to finance and budget • Pro-actively highlight opportunities for financial process improvements • Monitors expenditures, identifies and reports on significant variances, and prepares financial reports • Assists in the development of reports, presentations, and other visual aids used in formal presentations • All assignments completed with accuracy and attention to detail • Perform routine/scheduled work and participates on projects as required • Meets established deadlines for both routine tasks and projects • Regularly exercise judgment to resolve problems and determine appropriate action • Contributes to the creation and maintenance of a positive work environment • Works collaboratively with others, acting as a resource, sharing ideas, recognizing interdependencies • Maintains positive, open communication with internal customers, to ensure understanding of expectations and creation of a positive working partnership • Perform related work as required

Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics or a related field. • Minimum 2 years of related work experience. • Any equivalent combination of certifications, education, or experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities for the position.

Skills/Competencies: • Excellent communication skills • Presentation proficiency • Problem solving/analysis • Strategic thinking • Collaborative approach • Team player

About Denver Water Denver Water proudly serves high-quality water and promotes its efficient use to 1.4 million people in the city of Denver and many surrounding suburbs. Denver Water aspires to be the best water utility in the nation. The organization is a responsible steward of the resources, assets and natural environment entrusted to us in order to provide a high-quality water supply, a resilient and reliable system, and excellent customer service. Denver Water is committed to the health and well-being of our employees. Smoking, including e-cigarettes, is prohibited on Denver Water property at the main campus.

Denver Water offers excellent benefits that include a pension plan, a 401K Plan with 3% match, a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, Health and Dental coverage, Life Insurance, and Paid Time Off. A background check will be conducted to verify information submitted on application, and a credit check will also be done for a Finance position.

All positions require a Worker’s Compensation Background check.

Denver Water is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, military status, or marital status in making employment or business decisions. It also prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace or in its dealings with the public. The organization encourages and welcomes diversity of backgrounds in its workforce. Denver Water complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA). Veronica Hernandez 1600 W. 12th Ave. Denver, CO. 80204-3412 EOE/MF