Shelby County Schools

  • Financial Analyst for Student Support

    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/3/2018 3:26 PM)
    Location Name
    Federal Programs
    Salary Min
    USD $55,305.00/Yr.
    Salary Max
    USD $71,897.00/Yr.
    # of Openings
    Close Date
  • Purpose and Scope

    Delivers at a high level of competency in financial analysis. Assesses and performs analysis on data, and prepares data to facilitate Student Support. Responsibilities require understanding of both theory and practice.

    Essential Job Functions

    1. Prepares monitors and manages assigned budgets and/or funds; makes journal entries and budget adjustments as required; prepares budget and financial reports as requested.
    2. Audits financial records by examining, verifying and reviewing accounts, invoices, bills and vouchers; assists with external audits; reconciles bank statements; researches accounting problems and discrepancies in records; makes or initiates corrections as needed.
    3. Develops and applies solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity and competency in financial analysis.
    4. Converses with management to determine type, scope, and purpose of analyses. May lead a team in the effort. Work with other analysts and management to complete assigned project work.
    5. Deals with complex problems and provide solutions that are innovative and ingenious, achieving quality and work process improvements.
    6. Ensures that the workgroup's goals and activities are in sync with and support the broader goals and objectives of the organization; and that the execution of responsibilities is in accordance to lawful and ethical standards.
    7. Directs and assists in the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records, correspondence, and files related to assigned service, activities, and operations including projecting program costs, including labor, equipment and other resources.
    8. Monitors changes in personnel and/or financial requirements from federal, state and local agencies; makes recommendations for application to District operations to ensure compliance.
    9. Provides training and leadership or supervision of subordinate clerical and/or technical staff; offers advice and assistance as needed.
    10. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business, or other related field plus an additional 4 years related experience, or equivalent, for a total education/experience of 8 years.


    Degree Equivalency Formula:

    Bachelor’s Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.

    Master’s Degree= 2 years plus required years of experience. Where Master’s degrees are required, years for Bachelor’s Degrees must be included. 


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills, with the ability to swiftly and accurately understand complex data and perform analysis
    • Skill in developing data-supported solutions and using fact-based logic; ability to translate complex analysis in easy-to-understand manner and present to a broad audience
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Outstanding leadership skills and ability to build high-performing teams through both recruitment and selection and professional development
    • Ability to tackle the operational challenges of the merged school district in a complex, changing political and educational environment
    • Ability to manage daily administrative tasks without losing sight of long-term goals and planning.

    Physical Requirements and Working Environment

    Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment; must be able to use hands and fingers for sign language.

    Unavoidable Hazards:  The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.


    Sensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities.



    SCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  SCS provides reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.


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