Staff Financial Analyst

Department/Agency of position: 
Arlington County Government Department of Management and Finance
Location of position: 
Arlington, VA
$57,387.20 - $114,004.80
Date Posted: 
Monday, June 3, 2019
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Job Description: 

The Department of Management and Finance is seeking an experienced Staff Financial Analyst to function as a centrally located financial analyst. This position will assist in the development of a significant portion of the County's $3.4 billion, ten-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP). Additionally, this employee will be responsible for a full range of capital budgeting and financing activities, including the development of capital financing policies and project criteria; coordinating CIP project and funding plan development; and providing financial oversight to approved capital projects.

This employee will provide advice and assistance on complex financial matters to the County Manager, County Board members and Board-appointed advisory boards and commissions.

Specific duties include: • Leading negotiation and implementation of complex financing tools; • Leading or participating in regional, county-wide, or departmental task forces or special projects; and • Developing specialized financing plans for large capital projects. SELECTION CRITERIA Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Public/Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Economics or a closely related field plus significant progressively responsible fiscal experience which has included complex project, economic or financial analysis; providing financial advice to top management; or funding and management of major capital projects.

Substitution: A Master's Degree in a related field may substitute for up to one year of the experience requirement. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year for year basis.

Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following education/experience: • Master's degree in Public/Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or Economics; • Reviewing complex capital project proposals and advising senior leadership at the federal, state or local level on these projects; • Formulation and execution of annual budgets, including long term program or capital plans; • Forecasting program and resource/revenue needs at the federal, state or local level for inclusion in budget deliberation and adoption; and/or • Using MS Office in the preparation of complex spreadsheets, presentations, reports or other documents.

Work Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Please note that the salary listed above is effective starting July 1, 2019.

This position is part of a pay for performance salary system within the Department. Entry salary within the band is determined by experience and qualifications. With satisfactory performance, professional development and position growth, employees may advance within the band up to the maximum of the band.