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Financial Analyst

Location: Pleasanton, California;

Job ID : 3773895

Description

The IT Finance Investment Governance Team supports the governance process by providing a control, monitoring and advisory role to project teams, ensuring that all financial aspects of due diligence have taken place. This includes advising project teams and helps them prepare for the various steps of the Governance Process including:
- Support IT projects in navigating through the Governance Process.
- Provide guidance, feedback and assistance in preparing business cases for various levels of governance review
- CIO review and IT CFO review
- Capital Approval Committee (CAC) and Board of Directors.
- Review and confirm that the appropriate financial practices and validations have been completed in business cases before they are presented to IT leadership
- Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) to project teams on: Overall Financial Governance, Project Prioritization, Business Cases, Project Reporting, and Benefits Analysis & Realization
- Provide training and guidance to finance and project teams on Governance Process and business case financial development and modeling.

Essential Functions:
- Prepares more complex financial trend and data analysis reports.
- May be accountable for the coordination, compilation and distribution of financial data.
- Performs financial analysis upon identification of variances and prepares summary of key findings.
- Responsible for more complex departments/functions.
- Participates in the planning and development of regional, departmental and/or functional budgets.
- May be responsible for budget system completion.
- Participates in projects of moderate complexity as assigned and may lead projects of low complexity.
- Provide ongoing user education and management consulting on the use and interpretation.
- May train and review the work of clerical personnel or peers to ensure accuracy and compliance of data entered into various financial systems.
- Develops and maintains positive working relationships with external specialist, departments and individuals who act as resources to IT Finance.

Qualifications: Education
-Bachelor's degree in Finance or related field OR four (4) years equivalent experience.
-High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum two (2) years financial analysis or related experience.

Additional Requirements:
- General application of financial analysis concepts and principles.
- Full use and application of standard, financial analysis principles, theories, concepts, and techniques.
- Required proficiency in PC based word processing and spreadsheet applications, including advanced functions such as graphics,
pivot tables, and macros.
- Working knowledge of financial analysis policies, practices and systems.
- Able to formulate study designs and conduct analyses.
- Frequent use of budgeting and accounting systems and processes knowledge.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Project management skills
- Ability to workwith cross functional teams/projects


Primary Location:California,Pleasanton,Pleasanton Tech Cntr Building B 4480 Hacienda Dr.

Scheduled Hours (1-40):40

Shift:Day

Working Days:Mon -Fri

Schedule:Full-time

Job Type:Standard

Employee Status:Regular

Employee Group:Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt

Job Level:Individual Contributor

Job:Accounting, Finance and Actuarial Services

Public Department Name:IT Finance - Investment

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
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