The F & A Analyst is responsible for performing accounting, financial contract management, analytical and technical functions in support of financial operations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, performing professional level accounting and finance functions, analyzing, creating and documenting a wide variety of financial reports and transactions, and developing/maintaining records in support of assigned functions; investigating and resolving discrepancies; maintaining balance sheets of all accounts within assigned funds and assigned functions; examination and reconciliation of bank statements and related income statement transactions; assist with budget preparation, financial planning and forecasting, economic/market analysis and cash flows and strategies for investments, capital project/special funds and bond/loan debt servicing and amortizations as assigned; making projections, modifications, calculations and journal entries; responding to technical and procedural questions; providing accounting guidance to technical staff and other departmental personnel by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations; performing financial analysis on a variety of financial records, reports, information and worksheets, and in support of monthly, quarterly and year-end closing processes and reporting, including support during external and internal audits and for financial and procedural compliance; define and load data into, and maintain, financial models and investment/debt modules; reviewing work methods/processes and making recommendations for improvements. Operating under general supervision of the FP&A Manager, leeway is allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out the details of the work. Performs ad hoc analyses and other related work as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of safety rules/ regulations/procedures, as appropriate; thorough knowledge of accounting principles/practices; working knowledge of financial institutions and capital markets, investment and debt instruments and calculations; strong knowledge of computer systems and applicable software; skill in operating/using a personal computers; ability to research/collect/analyze/interpret data; ability to provide management with statistical trends/perform moderate mathematical calculations; ability to work independently; ability to check accounting documents/forms for accuracy/completeness; ability to detect/investigate discrepancies; ability to prepare/maintain files/records in systematic order; ability to interpret/apply accounting and fiscal laws/rules/regulations to fiscal operations; ability to plan/organize/schedule work effectively; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with officials, vendors, contractors, customers, outside agencies/businesses, governmental entities, auditors, and all levels of employees.
Graduation from a four (4) year accredited college or university, with a major in accounting, finance, economics, business or related field and a minimum of four (4) years of progressive experience in accounting and finance; (CPA, Advanced Business degree and/or Finance Professional Certification preferred)
Please visit faypwc.com/career-opportunities/ (Position #152) for additional information and to complete an online application. If you need an accommodation to complete the application due to a disability, please call (910) 223-4120. Please be advised that only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
Internal Number: #152
About Public Works Commission
Over a century old, the Public Works Commission (PWC) of Fayetteville, NC continues to be a publicly-owned, locally-operated utility. We provide electricity, water and wastewater treatment services to customers in the Fayetteville/Cumberland County area. We have also become one of the area's largest employers with a highly qualified workforce of more than 600 people.By providing world-class utility services, ample capacity and competitive rates, we play a key role in our area's growth and commercial expansion. With over 80,000 electric customers, PWC is the largest municipal power utility in North Carolina. Our Water Resources division is committed to assuring a clean and plentiful supply of drinking water for area residents. Our water operations are essential to over 86,000 homes and businesses.PWC recognizes that people are its most important resource. It is only through employees’ integrity, talent and commitment that we can provide these high quality services. Employee benefits include:•Paid vacation and sick leave•Paid holidays•Comprehensive health and dental plans•Flexible spending accounts•401(k), 457 and NC 529 savings plans•Local Government Employees’ Retiremen...t•Educational Assistance•Training and staff development opportunities•On-site wellness center•Employee assistance program