City of Ventura

The Financial Analyst works under general supervision of the Financial Services Manager and is responsible for performing professional level administrative and technical analysis in the preparation of the City's operation and capital improvements budgets.  The position will be responsible for performing complex research and analysis related to the City's revenue and expenditures and financial and fund conditions in addition to analyzing and preparing complex short-range and long-range revenue and expenditure forecasts.
The ideal candidate for this position will have demonstrated 1) strong analytical skills and experience with governmental accounting and budgeting for performance; 2) ability to compile and analyze large datasets, comparing actual revenue and expenditures to budgeted outcomes; 3) use of various methods of revenue and expenditure forecasting and the ability to display results in clear, concrete and concise reports; 4) experience planning, developing, creating and implementing division and department operational budgets; 5) being a confident self-starter,  excellent problem solving skills, and strong written and oral communications skills; 6) managing multiple tasks during transitional times; and 7) strong customer service skills with a teamwork approach interacting with division, department, agency and outside customers. 
Salary and Benefits

The City offers a total compensation package that includes both a generous salary plus excellent benefit! Salary:  $70,595.20 - $104,416.00 Annually DOQ.


A combination of education, experience and training equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in accounting, economics, finance or a closely related field, and two years of increasingly responsible professional financial or budget administration or analysis experience in public administration, accounting, auditing, financial analysis, or economic forecasting, including experience in budgets and revenues are required.

Financial Analyst II:  In addition to that required of a Financial Analyst I, three years of increasingly responsible professional level financial or budget administration or analysis equivalent to a Financial Analyst I with the City of Ventura.

To Apply
To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete an online City Job Application and supplemental questionnaire by the filing deadline, Thursday, October 8, 2020. Go to and Apply!  EEO/ADA

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