STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B24

Class No. 1084

FINANCIAL ANALYST III

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs advanced (senior-level) financial analysis and regulatory work.  Work involves administering financial processes and systems; reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating financial data; preparing reports and responding to inquiries; and recommending and approving appropriate action to resolve financial and regulatory problems.  May assign and/or supervise the work of others.  Works under minimal supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Coordinates the development, analysis, and review of financial data and applicable business, financial, and/or regulatory plans.

Coordinates and oversees third-party financial reviews, including the accumulation of data, financial modeling, reporting, and monitoring of responses.

Administers financial processes and systems developed to oversee financial or other regulated entities.

Develops and maintains comprehensive sources of examination-related policies and procedures.

Integrates conflicting programmatic and financial objectives into recommendations for agency management.

Ensures compliance with established procedures, requirements, laws, and regulations; completeness of data; and presence of adequate documentation.

Provides interpretation on technical questions of financial and regulatory compliance with applicable state and federal statutes and regulations.

May assign and/or supervise the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in financial analysis and regulatory work.  Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in accounting, business administration, finance, economics, or a related field is generally preferred.  Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of financial analyses and examination procedures for regulated entities, of financial and industry terminology and practices, and of statistical analysis.

Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software and in data modeling. 

Ability to administer financial processes and systems; to perform and interpret numerical analyses; to interpret statutes; to analyze, evaluate, and summarize financial and management records for accuracy and conformance to procedures, rules, and regulations; to prepare reports and correspondence regarding findings; to communicate effectively; and to assign and/or supervise the work of others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).


State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15