City of Detroit

Financial Analyst Manager III

POSTED DATE 6 days ago(3/12/2018 12:03 PM)
Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Treasury Operations Division, Cash Management Branch, Administration, Office of the Treasury
$92,384 - $121,166


Posting will close on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 5pm.


The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is seeking to fill a Financial Analyst Manager III position within the Treasury Operations Division, Cash Management Branch, Administration of the Office of the Treasury. The Financial Analyst Manager III is a managerial position that involves directing the work of an organization, usually through subordinate Managers and/or Supervisors. Managers are accountable for the success of specific line or staff programs, monitoring the progress of the organization toward goals, and periodically evaluating and making appropriate adjustments. Subordinates include Supervisory Financial Analysts, Financial Analysts, other professionals and paraprofessionals who perform financial analysis work. Financial Analysts focus on financial and operational planning and analysis including strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting, financial modeling, and detailed financial analysis. Financial Analyst professionals prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports in which the Financial Analyst will compare financial and operational results using actual, historical, budget, and forecast data. Financial Analysts monitor the implementation of the City’s budget to ensure compliance and develop financial and operational metrics to measure progress. Three major functions performed by a Financial Analyst include financial planning and analysis, cost studies and alternative analysis, and compliance and ad hoc analysis.


Manages a subordinate staff of managers, supervisors, professionals, and paraprofessionals who perform professional financial analysis work including financial planning and analysis, cost studies and alternative analysis, and compliance and ad hoc analysis.


Decisions on work problems presented by subordinate Supervisors and Managers; Collaborates with heads of other units to negotiate, decide on, and/or coordinate work-related changes affecting other units; Advises officials with broader and higher responsibilities on problems involving the relationship of the work of the unit supervised to broader programs, and its impact on such programs; Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates; Sets priorities and prepares schedules for completion of work; Assigns work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and the requirements of the assignments, and the capabilities of employees; Interviews candidates for positions in his unit; Makes recommendations for appointment, promotion, or reassignment involving such positions; Evaluates Supervisors and Managers; Reviews evaluations made by Supervisors on other employees; Makes selections for nonsupervisory positions, recommending selections for Supervisors and Manager positions; Hears group grievances and serious employee complaints, or ones not resolved at a lower level: reviewing serious disciplinary cases those proposing suspensions and removals, and disciplinary problems involving key employees; As needed, consults with specialists on training needs, and deciding on training problems related to the units supervised; Identifies developmental and training needs of employees in consultation with the Chief Learning Officer; Provides or makes provision for such development and training.


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Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course of work in accounting, business, public administration, or a closely related field. Such education must include at least twenty-four (24) semester (36 terms) credits of coursework in accounting, finance, or economics.



Must have a minimum of six (6) years total experience: Four (4) years of direct experience in finance and/or accounting and two (2) years in a supervisory capacity over finance and/or accounting professionals. Financial Analyst Manager III must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions.


License / Certificates

Possession of a Certified Financial Planning and Analysis (CFPA) certificate sponsored by Association of Finance Professionals may be required.


Applicants may be required to illustrate proficiency in the use of software packages such as the Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel. Applicants may be required to take written tests or work simulations to illustrate proficiency in other skill sets as may be determined based on the duties and responsibilities to be performed. These written tests might include mathematical skills and writing skills, including grammar and reading comprehension.


Applicants may be subject to background, criminal, and credit checks.


Valid government issued identification will be required at time of hire.


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