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Financial Analyst Coordinator

$69,878.12 - $93,622.88 Annually

Waterford, MI

Job Type
Full Time

Fiscal Services

Job Number


Announcement Information
The Oakland County Budget Team is looking for a creative, and independent individual to join our team of dynamic professionals. We’re looking for someone to help manage our budget and make smart business decisions throughout all phases of budget development, implementation, and review of the County's $1 billion dollar budget. This role also supports both Fiscal Services Leadership and departments through financial and data analysis, and other cross-functional initiatives. Our ideal candidate is someone who is organized, strategy-focused, and aspires to make an impact. Does this sound like you? Refer to the description below for additional information on this exciting career opportunity. 

Job Summary
Under direction, is responsible for coordinating monthly and yearly budget downloads, researching and resolving issues related to the loading of files. Assists in the coordination of the publication of the County Executive Recommended, Categorical Analysis, Finance Committee, Program Budget and Adopted Budget books. Prepares and/or coordinates the preparation of a variety of financial reports and documents for the Board of Commissioners. Provides technical assistance to immediate supervisor, chief, and manager as well as other Fiscal Services professional staff in regard to specialized projects. Provides guidance and instruction to Senior Financial Analysts regarding the utilization of budget related systems, including screens, reports and their interpretation. Using economic forecasting and financial analytic techniques prepares short and long range budgetary projections to assess the impact of budget changes and legislative requirements. Implements and maintains departmental budgetary controls. Provides budgetary technical expertise to administrators as requested at budget and/or financial meetings. Is assigned, and has primary responsibility for one or more departments. Plans, researches, analyzes and evaluates departmental functions to determine and recommend operating and funding requirements. Works cooperatively with Human Resources Department in the analysis and recommendation of organizational structures and staffings. Prepares and submits written and oral budgetary recommendations required in the operations of County departments. Confers and assists departmental representatives in the preparation and administration of their budget programs. Makes recommendations for departmental budgets and operational systems. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments

Minimum Qualifications
Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application:  
  • Thoroughly documented work history
  • Transcript with award date
  • The application is incomplete in ANY capacity

At the time of application, applicants must:   
1. Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Finance, Public Administration, Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, Political Science, or a related field of study.
2. Have had four (4) years of full-time work experience in financial analysis, business administration, general accounting, cost accounting, economic analysis, systems analysis, personnel administration, or related area.
NOTE: A Master's degree in one of the fields listed above may be substituted for one (1) year of the work experience described above.
NOTE: Applicants possessing transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States will be required to provide documentation of degree equivalency from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( The degree evaluation will be required for application processing.
3. Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical, established for this classification.
4. Successfully complete the six month probationary period.

Work History:
You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section of your NEOGOV application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying. Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. Please review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience question; and note that only related work experience will be considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week pertaining to the minimum qualifications.        

College Transcripts:
If a job offer is made, an official transcript with the award date will be requiredTranscripts from outside the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (