Financial Analyst

Los Angeles County, California
$74,201 - $91,922 annually
Aug 28, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of Financial Analyst. This position performs a variety of complex journey-level professional staff work related to the analysis of financial and budgetary data, the preparation of year-end reports, and long-range cash flow projection. 

MONTHLY SALARY: $6,183 - $7,660

*Salary Information is based on a full-time, 12-month position


Conducts complex budget and financial studies by collecting, analyzing, and compiling data and prepares reports and recommendations based on findings.

Confers with District administrators in such areas as budgetary and financial management and economic analysis.

Makes written and oral presentations on budgetary and financial management matters to college executives, committees and groups of District administrators.

Maintains the current status of the District's financial position by reviewing expenditure data and maintaining records of funds received.

Collects, compiles, describes, organizes analyzes, and interprets data and prepares periodic and special business and financial reports in graphic, pictorial, tabular, written, and oral form.

Writes financial reports containing descriptive, analytical, and evaluative content including the preparation of conclusions and forecasts based on data summaries and other findings.

Surveys and investigates practices, procedures, and methods in private firms and public jurisdictions in order to find solutions to problems or improvements in financial operations which can be applied to the District.

Analyzes the possible effects of proposed laws and regulations, codes, and ordinances that affect the budgetary and financial activities of the District.

Writes instructions, procedures, and manuals involving budgetary and financial management areas.

Analyzes and makes recommendations on budget requests and prepares budget proposals.

Provides technical assistance and training to staff on matters related to budgetary and financial management.

Fully utilizes the capabilities and functions of standard office software applications such as data management, spreadsheet, presentation, and word processing in completing assigned projects.

Fully utilizes the capabilities of specialized software programs in the production of management information and reports.

Develops financial record systems.

May supervise lower-level analysts and clerical support staff.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Anticipated vacancies throughout the District. The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list.  Our Colleges include:

Los Angeles City College

East Los Angeles College

Los Angeles Harbor College

Los Angeles Mission College

Los Angeles Pierce College

Los Angeles Southwest College

Los Angeles Trade-Technical College

Los Angeles Valley College

West Los Angeles College


  • Medical and dental insurance and vision care plans are provided for employees and their dependents.
  • A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided free of charge for each employee.
  • 12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave.
  • At least 15 paid holidays per year.
  • Vacation days accrue annually beginning at 10 days and increasing incrementally to 24 days depending on years of service with the District.  Vacation days for management and confidential positions begin at 15, 20, or 24 days.
  • Other paid time off includes: bereavement leave, personal necessity leave, court subpoena, and jury duty.
  • Employees become members of the Public Employees Retirement System.  The District also contributes to the retirement system.  Employees are also covered by Social Security.
  • Employee Assistance Program


Education and Experience:

A.  Graduation from a recognized four-year college or university, preferably with a major in accounting, finance, economics, business administration or public administration AND three years of professional level full-time paid experience in an accounting, finance, administrative analysis, auditing, or budgeting position, including one year of experience in financial analysis or budget analysis and development.


B.  A master degree from a recognized four-year college or university with a major in accounting, finance, economics, business administration or public administration AND one year of professional level full-time paid experience in financial analysis or budget analysis and development in an accounting, finance, administrative analysis, auditing, or budgeting position.


A valid Class “C” California driver's license may be required for some positions. Travel to locations throughout the District may be required for some positions.

For a complete job description including the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities associated with the position please visit our website.

The examination process may consist of one or more parts which may include a training and experience evaluation, written test, performance test and/or oral interview.

Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request, orally or in writing, an accommodation in the examination process. Documentation of the need for accommodation is required solely for the purpose of establishing that the applicant has an ADA disability and that the disability necessitates a reasonable accommodation. Typically, a recent letter from an appropriate health care or rehabilitation professional which establishes that the applicant has an ADA qualifying disability, identifies the functional limitations as they relate to the testing situation, and recommends/suggests the appropriate accommodation is sufficient.  In order for appropriate arrangements to be made at the testing site, a request for accommodation and required documentation must be received by the Examiner of Record at least 3 days prior to the administration of the test.




Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system by 4:00 P.M. on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application.  For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District, call our 24-hr job hotline, or refer to our Web Page 

Contact Us
Personnel Commission: (213) 891-2129
24-hr Job Hotline: (213) 891-2099
TDD: (213) 891-2408
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 7:30AM – 4:30PM

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