Financial Analyst

Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)
San Francisco
17 Sep 2019
10 Oct 2019
Contract type
Full time

Financial Analyst

$87,984.00 – $111,592.00 Annually

San Francisco, CA

Selected candidates will be interviewed the week of October 14–18, 2019

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is the transportation planning, financing and coordinating agency for the nine–county San Francisco Bay Area. For more information about MTC, visit us at .

The Financial Analyst position will be filled at the Assistant level and is under the direct supervision of the Electronic Revenue Manager. The Financial Analyst will support a variety of tasks for the Express Lanes and FasTrak programs including review and assessment of financial and business controls for the two programs and review of dataflow diagrams for financial system modules, auditing, and financial reporting duties. Responsibilities may include: maintaining, developing, and analyzing financial systems; reviewing current financial systems and monitoring account reconciliations; interpreting financial data; recording and reporting financial transactions; auditing and reporting revenue; evaluating and analyzing variances; preparing financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB); interpreting and communicating financial reports; and preparing a variety of reports, statistics, and analysis. The Financial Analyst will also work closely and cooperatively with back office vendors, BATA Finance and other MTC staff and perform other job related assignments as required.


The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

• Communicate and present clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

• Make adjustments to standard operating procedures to improve effectiveness and comply with regulatory changes as appropriate.

• Interpret, explain, and apply applicable laws, codes and regulations.

• Investigate, analyze, evaluate, monitor, and resolve variances.

• Work independently and be a self–starter.

• Use initiative and sound judgment within established procedural guidelines.


An appropriate combination of education and experience that has provided the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is:

Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, auditing, finance, business administration or related field. A Master's degree in one of the above disciplines is desirable. (Applicants with a degree issued from an institution outside the United States must have their transcripts evaluated by an academic accrediting service and provide proof of equivalency along with the application.)

Experience: Three years of increasingly complex and recent verifiable professional experience including experience with financial systems, internal controls, revenue audit, financial analysis, and review of controls and dataflow for financial system modules.

License/Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license and a safe driving record, or the ability to provide alternate transportation which is approved by the appointing authority.


Specific assignments and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Financial Analysis & Auditing

• Perform a review of a variety of system design documents for financial systems.

• Analyze requirements for financial system modules such as general ledger, accounts receivable, invoicing, and accounts payable.

• Analyze and verify financial documents and reports.

• Audit transactions in a financial system.

• Gather, organize, analyze, and interpret financial data.

• Perform monthly financial reviews.

• Prepare a variety of financial statements, reports and budgets.

• Participate in the development and implementation of financial procedures for the new Regional Customer Service Center. Review documents and new financial reports from design through • implementation.

• Perform data and financial analysis.

• Provide back up and assistance for revenue settlement and transfers.

• Participate in review of testing results.


Perform monthly general ledger, cash reconciliations, and other report reconciliations.

• Manage outstanding financial issues, monitor variances and discrepancies. Work with back office staff to resolve issues.

• Coordinate with business operations staff and vendors to resolve financial issues with revenue impact.

The Financial Analyst will perform other job related duties as assigned.

All employees at MTC are classified as Disaster Services Workers.

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