Financial Anlyst III

Health & Human Services Comm - Austin, TX (30+ days ago)3.5

Financial Anlyst III The Financial Analyst reports to the Director of Procurement Evaluation and Scoring and is responsible for the analysis, review and validation of the Health and Human Services (HHS) Evaluation Scoring Tool (Evaluation Tool) and its application in the selection and award of procurements. This position performs advanced financial analysis work, including reviewing, testing, evaluating and validating procurement tools, records and awards. The Financial Analyst works under minimal supervision with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.

Essential Job Functions:
Conducts independent reviews of procurement and contracting evaluation tools and documents, identifying and documenting any issues associated with the use and application of evaluation tools and documents. Work includes ensuring formulas in the Evaluation Tool are imported from the correct source; data fields are locked to prevent inadvertent changes; and scoring is calculated correctly. 20% Reviews Procurement and Contracting policies and procedures related to the use of the Evaluation Tool and makes recommendations for improvements to ensure proper control and utilization of the Evaluation Tool. 20% Reviews and recommends procurement best practices for procurement of large outsourced contracts, and assists with the development and standardization of business processes to ensure consistent application of the evaluation process in procurement and contracting. 20% Identifies any issues with the procurement tools, records or awards and provides recommendations on how to address issues. 20% Reviews the results of state and federal audits related to procurement and contracting and provides direction and guidance to management in addressing recommendations. 20%

Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Advanced skills in the development and use of MicroSoft Excel spreadsheets, including knowledge and experience in the use of formulas and multi-tab spreadsheets.. Knowledge and experience with large procurements and complex contracts. Advanced communication skill with both electronic and print communication especially communicating complex concepts in a variety of formats. Ability to apply system-based critical thinking and problem-solving skills to complex issues related to services provided by HHS. Ability to work independently as well as lead teams through complex projects and initiatives. Strong attention to detail and accuracy. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to apply critical thinking to generate and assess potential solutions and to anticipate needs and problems in advance.

Registration or Licensure Requirements:Initial Selection Criteria:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education may be substituted for the above minimum qualification on a year for year basis.

Additional Information:
Requisition 384249

MOS Code:
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