Fiscal Analyst
Finance / Accounting
Alexandria VA Contract Sep 20, 2022

Employment Enterprises, Inc. is currently working with a government entity that provides municipal services near the nation's capital. We are searching for a Fiscal Analyst that has experience in analytical work, independent judgments, and critical thinking. You will provide fiscal, accounts payable and administrative support of a complex and highly responsible nature involving numerous accounting, clerical, and bookkeeping tasks.

Fiscal Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and processes payment invoices for goods and services obtained by various operating programs.
  • Assigns appropriate vendor numbers and account codes to payment invoices.
  • Maintain a system for tracking payment invoices
  • Manages and performs regular analysis and reconciliation for organizational cost accounts.
  • Prepares external and internal monthly/quarterly financial reports, track, and monitor reimbursement requests.
  • Ensure that proper internal accounting procedures and financial reports are following GAAFR. (Government Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Reporting).
  • Develop and implements policies/procedures for Finance unit to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and City regulations.
  • Uses City purchase card to order office supplies, purchase operating supplies, make training, and conference registrations, make hotel reservations, purchase airline tickets, and pay routine invoices in place of MUNIS payment invoices.
  • Prepares and processes purchase requisitions to purchase orders for the ordering and payment of goods and services requested by various operating programs.
  • Assign appropriate vendor numbers and account codes to requisitions/purchase orders.
  • Maintain system for tracking requisitions and purchase orders.
  • Verify invoices and purchase orders recorded in City MUNIS accounting system to Department documents.
  • Correct errors by preparing appropriate journals for Fiscal Officer approval.
  • Files and maintains completed payment and purchase documents by fiscal year and vendor that allows for quick and accurate retrieval.
  • Respond to vendor and staff inquiries regarding the status of payments and purchases.
  • Research inquires and provides timely responses back to vendors and staff.
  • Conduct State and City annual year-end closeout for special revenue accounts and serve as one of the liaisons for auditing of programs. Monitor staff workflow to ensure proper financial reporting, processing of accounts payables and accounts receivable, proper accounting procedures, and internal controls are being followed.
  • Perform research and reporting to assist fiscal officers with the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports.
  • Retrieve and compile budget-related information and data to assist fiscal officers in budget preparations.
  • Review client’s payments and deposit the payments at City Treasury office.
  • Organize and provide fiscal officer payment information for the reimbursements section.
  • Monitor program expenditures and revenues and recommends solutions to identified issues.
  • Reviews and verifies the accuracy of a variety of expenditure and revenue reports from the MUNIS system to prepare monthly analyses of expenditures and revenues, including the resolution of any financial issues requiring adjustments.
  • Complete other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Fiscal Analyst Qualifications:

  • Two Year College Degree with coursework in accounting or financial management
  • At least three years of progressive experience in the field of accounting and financial management
  • At least one year of work experience involving public accounting or public financial administration; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting practices
  • Thorough knowledge of office terminology, procedures, and equipment and of business arithmetic and English
  • Ability to maintain complex financial records and prepare reports and statements
  • Ability to make arithmetical computations quickly and accurately
  • Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions.

What we offer:

  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Medical and dental benefits for qualifying professionals
  • Flex spending account
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Voluntary Supplemental Insurance

“Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Employment Enterprises, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, assign, train, compensate and promote without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, U.S. Veteran status, or any other protected category under applicable law.”