Financial Analyst I

Financial Analyst I
City of Dayton Finance Department
 Dayton, Ohio
Job Description


The City of Dayton, Ohio Department of Finance desires to fill the position of Financial Analyst I. This position is an important part of the Income Tax Compliance Team in the Division of Tax and Accounting Administration and will ensure income tax revenue is collected and enforce rules and regulations per Income Tax Ordinance through duties related to collection; processing and telephone coverage for local Income Tax Administration.

Must have a full understanding of the Income Tax Ordinance and Income Tax Rules and Regulations. Ensures that all income tax, penalty, interest and other applicable fees are collected in a timely and appropriate manner. This position requires a basic understanding of governmental accounting practices and procedures (GASB), financial reporting and a thorough knowledge of local, federal and state income tax laws and regulations. The incumbent must have excellent written and oral presentation skills in communicating findings, report presentations and interpretation of various federal, state and local laws and regulations. Must have the ability to educate the public regarding tax ordinances, laws, rules, regulations and general accounting practices and provide excellent customer service. The incumbent will use proprietary Income tax software and must be proficient in word processing and spreadsheet applications.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, or related field AND one year of experience in accounting, auditing, collections, investments or other finance related work, including preparation of income tax returns, tax analysis, and project management.

Degree must be from a college or university that is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education through the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities or equivalent region.

License Requirements:

Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.


Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.
Appointment to positions in this classification will require applicants to pass a police background investigation. Final permanent appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination, including drug screen, and providing documentary evidence of Employment authorization and identity.

Effective July 15, 2019, the City of Dayton adopted the Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy (HR 1.03). Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment. The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees subsequent to HR Policy 2.09.