Finance Officer 1 - Financial Accountability
This position is located in the Department of Finance, Office of Financial Accountability and is responsible for performing professional and technical duties involved in conducting compliance reviews in accordance with federal, state, and local grant program requirements, applicable laws, regulations, and stated outcomes and results. This position requires strong analytical, oral, written and organizational skills. The selected applicant will also have a demonstrated customer service orientation.
Metro Finance has several divisions, including procurement, treasury and management and budget. Department employees provide financial management, information and business products to policy makers, departments, investors and the Nashville community to give them confidence in our government and to help them make informed decisions.
- Assists in grant reviews of Metro departments to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and other applicable requirements.
- Assists in reviews of Metro departments to ensure compliance with the Metro Procurement Code and the Procurement Regulations.
- Assists with monitoring reviews of Non-profit agencies that receive Community Partnership Funds or Direct Appropriation Grants for compliance with Metro grant requirements.
- Assists with analytical reviews of programmatic and financial data, organizational issues, policies and procedures on special projects and makes recommendations to management.
Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, auditing, finance, or related discipline
Licenses Required: Valid Drivers License
Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply.
Note: Per Metro Ordinance No. S094-1078, All employees of the Metropolitan Government shall be residents of the State of Tennessee or become residents of the state within six (6) months of employment as a prerequisite to employment with the Metropolitan Government.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Possess basic accounting, auditing, and information systems knowledge to complete financial analysis and reporting from a financial information system
- Knowledge of monitoring techniques to test internal controls, program objectives, allowable cost, allowable activities, and reliability of financial and programmatic reports
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of governmental auditing
- Experience with performing various types of financial and program analysis and research
- Ability to understand and apply concepts of budgetary, policy, and management analysis
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
- Ability to use enterprise financial systems to facilitate financial and program policy analysis
- Proficient computer skills in Microsoft, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
NOTE: Background checks are performed on candidates considered for employment with Metro
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.
Metro Nashville Government respects the religious beliefs and practices of all employees and will make, on request, an accommodation for such observances when a reasonable accommodation is available that does not create an undue hardship on business operations.
Requests for ADA accommodation for the recruitment process should be directed to Human Resources at 615-862-6640.