This is advanced, varied professional financial analysis work in the various areas within the Department of Finance. An employee in this classification is responsible for analyzing and processing complex financial transactions and preparing complex financial statements and reports in accordance with general accounting principals, Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) standards, Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB), OMB A-133, and departmental and City policies and procedures utilizing the City's integrated financial management system as well as Apple or Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access). Additionally, completes statistical data analysis, prepares State and departmental reports detailing results; develops and utilizes analytical tools and models for the analysis of financial data. Employees of this class assist higher-level staff members with more difficult and complex accounting functions and issues.
Work involves responsibility for carrying out a wide variety of duties related to the Department of Finance and tasks may vary depending upon area of assignment or departmental needs. Employees in this class will be assigned specific tasks of difficulty, and are expected to use independent judgment and decision-making in completing those tasks within given parameters. An employee in this classification reports to a higher level administrator as determined by the Director of Finance or designee.
Maintains and balances bank accounts, trust accounts, escrow accounts, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cost and other financial records and reports accounting data.
Analyzes and reconciles financial records and reports.
Identifies and determines items to be disclosed in financial statements.
Assures proper internal controls are in place, presents findings, data and recommendations to management as required.
Compiles, analyzes and provides data as required by Federal, State and Local Agencies, GAAP, GASB, MSRB, and OMB A-133.
May perform periodic, ad hoc, monthly/quarterly closing of the books as well as the year-end closings. Trains and provides work direction and guidance to assigned staff, plans and assigns work, reviews work and progress on projects. May prepare performance evaluations of subordinate staff.
Provides technical assistance/training to staff, city departments and management regarding proper cash receipts, monetary transactions, debt, securities, loans, leases, agreements, contracts, procedures; assists with developing procedures; assists with providing ongoing and continuous auditing of procedures to ensure compliance as well as effectiveness of procedures.
Analyzes financial data and prepares various statistical and accounting tables, reports and computerized spreadsheets applications utilizing, but not limited to: Excel, ACCESS, and Oracle.
Prepares schedules and reports for periodic, ad hoc, month/quarter/year end close as well as assist with preparation of the monthly/quarterly/yearly financial reports and schedules per the City's Financial Integrity Ordinance.
Assist with the preparation of cash flow analysis, long-term revenue projections, bond proceeds, investment securities, and sources and uses statements.
Supervision may be exercised over lower level staff members/section.
May be required to act in capacity of section supervisor when section supervisor is out.
Assists with developing the methods for special reports, month-end, quarter-end and year-end closeouts and audit resolutions.
Perform related work as required.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or Public Administration and (5) five years of professional level experience in accounting or auditing.
An equivalent combination of education and experience beyond a high school diploma or its equivalent.
Documentation Requirements: Applicants, including City of Miami employees, must upload and submit attached copies of the following documents with the employment application. Please be sure to attach all required documents to your employment application each time you apply. Uploaded documents remain in your online profile but they will not attach automatically and you will be deemed ineligible without the proper documentation.
ALL DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED MUST BE CLEAR, LEGIBLE, AND IN PROPER FORMAT.
THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION AND ARE ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF PROOF:
Proof of education. Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or Public Administration . Foreign diplomas/degrees must be submitted with a credential evaluation report from an approved credential evaluation agency*. Translations of diploma/degrees are not accepted. If degree/diploma does not reflect the academic major on its face, transcripts indicating degree completion must be submitted. Audit/Academic reports are not accepted as substitutions for college transcripts.
To qualify under the equivalency clause, applicant must provide proof of education in one or more of the following applicable forms: copy of high school diploma or equivalent, transcript showing at least 60 college credits, Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree or higher in an unrelated field.
Credential evaluation reports showing the United States equivalency for academic credentials earned in other countries may be provided by:
- Approved Credential Evaluation Agencies:
An accredited four-year college or university in the United States, OR
A current member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), OR
A current member of the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE), OR
A recognized Professional Organization
For additional list of approved credential evaluation agencies visit the Florida Department of Education
It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all required documents submitted with the employment application are in a format that is acceptable, clear and legible for eligibility determination or risk being disqualified.
Applicants, including City of Miami employees, must completely detail their work experience on the employment application or risk being disqualified. Resumes are not required and will not be reviewed in place of the employment application.
It is the applicant's responsibility to update their online profile with personal data, work experience, education, and certifications, when submitting application(s), failure to do so may result in disqualification.
Applicants must provide a valid email address in order to receive notification of eligibility.
Veterans' Preference: Veterans' Preference is awarded in accordance with Florida State Statute 295.07. If veterans' preference is being claimed, it must be indicated on the application form and proper documentation, including all forms DD-214 (Member 4) and the applicable FDVA- Veterans' Preference Certification Form(s) in accordance with rule 55A-7.013 - Documentation of Preference Claim, must be submitted with the employment application.
FDVA Certification Forms:
Please complete the applicable Veterans' Preference Certification Form(s). Form(s) must be uploaded with your employment application along with acceptable proof of veterans' preference.
Form VP1: VETERANS' PREFERENCE CERTIFICATE
Form VP2: CURRENT MEMBER OF THE RESERVE CERTIFICATION
FORM VP3: UNREMARRIED WIDOW or WIDOWER CERTIFICATE
Selection Preference for City Residents: In accordance with APM 2-02, applicants for classified positions who are City of Miami residents and new hires will receive preference in selection from interview ranking bands provided that any two (2) of the following documents are submitted with the employment application and again at time of interview:
A. Utility bill dated within 60 days of the date of submission
B. Valid Florida Driver License or State-issued I.D.
C. Property Tax Statement dated within 1 year of the date of submission
D. Properly executed valid lease agreement
E. Homestead Exemption dated within 1 year of the date of submission
F. Motor Vehicle Registration dated within 90 days of the date of submission
G. Official school records or transcripts, dated within 90 days of the date of submission
H. W-2 (or 1099) Tax Form dated within 1 year of the date of submission
City of Miami residents are granted selection preference over non-City of Miami residents within the same ranking band resulting from an interview process.
Selection preference within the same ranking band resulting from an interview process will be granted in the following order: 1) preference eligible veterans, 2) active City of Miami employees, 3) City of Miami residents, 4) all others.