Senior Financial Analyst

Los Angeles, California
$91,922 - $113,876
Aug 28, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of Senior Financial Analyst. This position performs complex budgetary and financial analysis, review of expenditures, and financial planning and makes recommendations regarding budget and financial operations of the District's activities; supervises a small staff of employees engaged in the formulation, analysis, and execution of budget and financial management plans and in the development of budgeting and financial policies, procedures, and operations. 

MONTHLY SALARY: $7,660 - $9,489

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


Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of staff engaged in the analysis of budgetary and financial management plans.

Directs the day-to-day operational activities including updating, adjusting, and maintaining the budget data base.

Conducts the more difficult and technical budgetary and financial management analyses.

Conducts studies related to program budgeting, management, finance and economic analysis.

Develops income and revenue projections; analyzes legislation to determine financial impact on the District and prepares recommendations for proposed legislation and grant application.

Develops procedures for preparing the annual budget and reviews and analyzes budget requests from organizational units for justification and validity of cost estimates based on historical and current year expenditures and income.

Makes recommendations for budgeting and financial policies, procedures, and systems based on analysis of current and proposed programs and practices.

Provides technical support and advice in the design, implementation, maintenance, evaluation, and revision of integrated financial, budget, accounting, and management information reporting systems.

Analyzes economic conditions, financial markets and investment alternatives, recommends policy for the investment of reserve cash funds, and effects and monitors approved investment transactions and activities.

Selects and trains assigned staff.

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

Consults with administrators and staff on matters related to financial and budget planning and analysis.

Assists in planning and developing presentations and publication materials for the annual budget.

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

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 four years of full-time paid professional level experience in an accounting, finance, administrative analysis, auditing, or budgeting position, including two years of experience in financial analysis or budget analysis and development. Supervisory experience is desirable.


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 two years of full-time paid professional level experience in financial analysis or budget analysis and development in an accounting, finance, administrative analysis, auditing, or budgeting position. Supervisory experience is desirable.


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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