Job Title: Financial AnalystLocation: Temecula, CA About the Company:NBS is a growing "Employee Owned" private firm that provides specialized public finance consulting and services to local government agencies (cities, school districts, etc.) throughout California. In addition, NBS licenses its proprietary software, called D–FAST??, to local government agencies nation–wide. The corporate office is in Temecula with a secondary office located in San Francisco. To Succeed: in this role, you'll understand the concepts of local government operations and budgeting, as well as the services provided by local government and enjoy working with our NBS clients to help them understand their costs. You'll be curious about the agencies operations and interact with multiple departments within the local government organizational structure. You'll enjoy working closely with the NBS Project Manager and the local government experts on the client side towards successful project completion. Finally, you will do your work with a feeling that you own the company you're representing. Why? Because we're an employee–owned company. About the Position: We are currently hiring Financial Analysts in 3 practice groups. Please see the posting for each individual group on our website. Position requirements: * College degree required; preferably Finance or Economics; Master's degree in Public Administration a Plus* Experience working in or for local government as an intern, employee, or local government consultant preferred* Advanced Excel User (Pivot, V–Look–up, Index/Match, Arrays, etc.) Knowledge of:* Governmental budgets, accounting statements and financial reports* Generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)* Principles and practices of project management* Working knowledge of cost accounting principles Ability to:*Gather and analyze cost data, develop solutions, project consequences and evaluate results* Establish and maintain a working relationship with a variety of governmental staff* Understand the demands and be able to travel, on average, 20 to 30 percent of the time, almost always within California. Travel will not be much over the first year but increases as the Analyst gets more proficient in working with clients and subject matter.* Ability to prioritize and handle a multitude of tasks quickly and accurately* Determine critical vs. non–critical issues and handle accordingly* Clearly present to boards, commissions, councils and committees.* Work independently at a high level of accuracy with great attention to detail* Organize assigned workload and perform work efficiently* Use Excel at a proficient advanced level for processing large amounts of data maintained by various client tracking systems and development of analytical models and financial projections. Salary: depending on education and work experience. Benefits and Culture:We offer a full line of benefits including the following:Participation in an Employee Stock Ownership Program401k Plan with a generous employer matchHealth and Dental Insurance coverage is paid in full for the employee. If the employee desires to have dependent coverage, payment for the dependent coverage can be made with pre–tax payroll deductionsVacation time of 10 days and sick time of 5 days per year will start accruing from the day you start working; Eight paid Holidays per yearLife insurance covering the employee in the sum of $100,000 is paid in full by NBSShort– and long–term disability insurance for the employee is paid in full by NBSIn addition to the benefits shown above, NBS offers a comfortable office and relaxed work environment with periodic off–site fun events. We have found our dress code of Business Casual to be an appreciated benefit by all employees.