Controller’s Office Management Analyst – Department of Finance

City and County of Denver
November 17, 2021
Denver, CO
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About Our Job

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About the Department of Finance

The Department of Finance manages the city's investing, fiscal analysis, budgeting, debt and asset management, tax assessment and collection, and accounting functions as well as establishing, maintaining and enforcing fiscal policies, practices and procedures for the entire City and County of Denver. The Department commits to Denver residents the delivery of these services through a financial structure that mirrors the best practices of both the public and private sectors. This commitment promotes better service, enhanced performance measures, maximum accountability and improved business processes.

About the Controller's Office

The Office of the Controller keeps the City's ledgers and books, manages payroll and accounts payable; establishes and enforces Citywide financial policies, procedures and internal controls; produces the financial reports including the annually audited financial statements of the City; and works with agencies to improve financial skills. The Controller's Office is a dynamic environment that seeks innovative ideas that promote effective, efficient, and accountable government while maintaining the highest level of integrity.

Diversity in the City

The City and County of Denver is committed to cultivating a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion. This commitment is woven into our values and belief that we are strongest when we embrace and celebrate our differences. We aim to have employees who are as diverse as our residents, with different perspectives and unique ways of thinking. If you share these values and our enthusiasm for equity, we encourage you to apply to join our team.

As a Management Analyst, you will be responsible for research, analysis, and reporting of citywide financial data, primarily related to accounts payable. The Management Analyst is also expected to be a systems subject matter expert on AP processes in the financial system and is involved in many routine processes, such as match exception analysis, vendor file maintenance, and 1099 filing and reporting.

The Management Analyst will also:

  • Collaborate with other management analysts to prioritize business needs and develop effective solutions based on data analysis
  • Develop an advanced knowledge of the financial system (Workday) and serve as a systems subject matter expert for AP processes
  • Identify and resolve technical issues for AP processes in the financial system
  • Develop, track, and report on accounts payable performance metrics for internal and external stakeholders
  • Advise management on specific operational and/or administrative issues
  • Prepare recommendations to implement new policies, procedures, and/or process changes/improvements
  • Monitor and analyze accounts payable processes and make recommendations for improvements and innovations
  • Analyze collected data and existing policies, procedures, methods, practices, and/or whatever elements are causing problems/issues and explore possible alternatives/solutions and the feasibility of recommended changes.
  • Cultivate, foster, and maintain positive working relationships with managers, supervisors, employees, and other stakeholders to gain their cooperation and support in assigned projects/studies
  • Assist with processing 1099s including maintaining the vendor file, printing and mailing 1099 forms, and submitting the 1099 file to IRS
  • Monitor AP match exceptions on a daily basis and ensure AP is meeting service level agreement benchmarks
  • Train and educate internal and external staff on AP processes
  • Work collaboratively with and support efforts of team members, building solid and productive relationships with all City Agencies
  • Support others during high volume periods
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested

About You

We are looking for someone with some or all of the following skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, and accounts payable processes
  • Experience with data analysis and reporting
  • Customer service experience
  • Understanding of continuous process improvement methodology
  • Strong communication and critical thinking skills

We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:

  • Education requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Management, or a related field.
  • Experience Requirement: Two (2) years of professional administrative and analytical experience which must have included analyzing management problems and recommending solutions.
  • Education/Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education.
  • Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements.

About Everything Else

Job Profile
CA2252 Management Analyst Associate
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Position Salary Range
$56,725.00 - $93,597.00

Starting Pay
$58,000.00 -$68,000.00/year, based on education and experience

Department of Finance

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