Full Time Fiscal Analyst 2 (Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention Fiscal Analyst) in Portland Metro at Oregon Health Authority

Fiscal Analyst 2 (Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention Fiscal Analyst)

Oregon Health Authority

Location: Portland Metro
Industry: Finance
Type: Full Time

This position serves as the fiscal analyst for the Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention Section. In collaboration with program and section managers, the fiscal analyst is responsible for developing, coordinating and analyzing grant budgets, coordinating fiscal operations, and awarding and monitoring of contracts. This position will coordinate and monitor fiscal and grant/ contract management systems for the assigned section, to ensure alignment with agency, division and center expectations. This position works daily with program managers to meet the program needs and administrative requirements for budgetary data. The position provides fiscal oversight and technical expertise to the programs and contractors. The fiscal analyst is expected to learn and maintain an awareness of changes in program policy that may impact grants and contracts that are in effect. The position identifies areas of strength and weakness within the fiscal operations of the section and recommends solutions.

The position requires extensive use of computers, entering and retrieving data, often for multiple hours. There are short time lines and multiple projects with overlapping deadlines. Requires flexibility, professionalism and, at times, tolerance of ambiguity. Job duties may occasionally require travel, evening and / or weekend work.

Application Guidelines:


Five years of progressively responsible experience that included the preparation, analysis, and administration of a budget or fiscal system.


Five years of professional-level experience in accounting, fiscal auditing, management or program analysis. Experience must have included modeling, forecasting and analyzing fiscal information.


Successful completion of the Department of Administrative Services Budget and Management Public Administrative Trainee Program.

• A Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Public or Non-Profit Management, Finance, Accounting or a related degree (such as Public Policy, Political Science, Public Administration, Economics or other analytical or technical degree) may substitute for three years of the required experience.
• A graduate-level degree in any of the above areas may substitute for four of the five years.

Note: Transcripts are required to be attached to your application if you are using education or coursework to meet the minimum qualifications. Transcripts must be from an accredited institution and clearly show 1) your name; 2) the name and address of the institution; 3) the degree received and; 4) required courses completed with a passing grade. For application purposes, photocopies are acceptable; however official or original documents may be requested to validate education.

The following skills, knowledge, abilities and experience are desired at the time of hire:

Ability to apply a high level of sound, independent judgment in the area of finance and grants management.
Extensive experience with accounting systems and software
Ability and aptitude to query complex databases to extract data needed to build financial reports and documentation.
Extensive experience in MS Office software (Excel) in order to track, compile, analyze and forecast statistical and financial information.
Ability to perform analysis of complex financial issues, recognize problems and discrepancies determine recommendation actions, and provide clear and accurate feedback to management staff.
Knowledge of principles and practices of governmental accounting, finance and budgeting are required.
Education and/or extensive experience in business management or accounting principles is also desired.
Skill in communicating orally and in written form is essential in this position.
Skill and ability to communicate technical information verbally and visually to diverse audiences is required.
Must demonstrate professional and positive demeanor in all interactions.
Ability to work under pressure when faced with changing priorities, short timelines, and somewhat abstract direction is necessary.
Ability to manage these conditions and coordinate activities to ensure completion of assigned projects.

If you need assistance to participate in the application process, you are encouraged to call Cyndi Phipps-Roman at (503) 945-6377 (voice) 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) Monday through Friday. TTY users please use the Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service: 1-800-735-2900.

Salary: $4033.00 - $5888.00
Application Link: http://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregon/jobs/1335601/fiscal-analyst-2-acute-and-communicable-disease-prevention-fiscal-analyst