Fiscal Analyst

City of Mesa
February 7, 2019
Job Type


Salary:  $62,824.02 - $92,976.00 Annually

Application Period:  2/08/2019 - 2/14/2019

The current vacancy is in Fleet Services; however this recruitment will be used to establish a Citywide list to fill possible future vacancies.

A Fiscal Analyst performs professional-level fiscal analysis, research, accounting, forecasting, supervisory, and budget-related work involved with related financial and budgetary systems.  This class plans, coordinates, monitors, and supervises staff responsible for the functions and activities related to the preparation and administration of capital and operating budgets.  An employee of this class is responsible for:  supervising and managing the daily operation of a program, section or work unit; developing effective programs and procedures; providing direction and instruction to assigned staff; evaluating staff and program performance; preparing and supervising the preparation of periodic and non-recurring financial reports; and ensuring compliance with professional standards and contractual, legal, and policy provisions.  Work also involves identifying and resolving operational problems; establishing program, section, or work unit objectives, priorities and work schedules; coordinating the timely accomplishment of program activities; and preparing and administering the department and/or (large) unit budgets.  Work requires the exercise of considerable initiative and independent judgment in applying accounting principles and information systems analysis concepts to specific accounting and financial systems and program determinations and recommendations.  This class is responsible for performing related duties as required.

The assignments of a Fiscal Analyst are broad in scope and require the use of independent judgment and initiative in making difficult technical, financial, budget, fiscal analysis, and supervisory decisions.  This class is FLSA exempt-administrative.

Please refer to the link below for the full job description.  

Qualifications & Requirements:

  Employee Values All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City's shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.

Minimum Qualifications Required.  Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in
Accounting, Finance, Public or Business Administration, or a related field.  Five years of full-time professional-level work experience in budget preparation, accounting, financial cost analysis, or closely related financial/fiscal activity.  Considerable (3 - 5 years) experience utilizing computerized or personal computer (PC) based financial systems.

Special Requirement.  Must possess a valid Arizona Driver's License by hire or promotion date (by assignment).

Preferred/Desirable Qualification.  Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Certificate preferred.  

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