IT Administrative Analyst

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IT Administrative Analyst

the City of Philadelphia

icon Philadelphia, PA, US, 19107

iconPart Time, Full Time

icon17 May 2024

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Company Description

A best-in-class city that attracts best-in-class talent, Philadelphia is an incredible place to build a career. From our thriving arts scene and rich history to our culture of passion and grit, there are countless reasons to love living and working here. With a workforce of over 30,000 people, and more than 1,000 different job categories, the City of Philadelphia offers boundless opportunities to make an impact. 
As an employer, the City of Philadelphia values inclusion, integrity, innovation, empowerment, and hard work above all else. We offer a vibrant work environment, comprehensive health care and benefits, and the experience you need to grow and excel. If you’re interested in working with a passionate team of people who care about the future of Philadelphia, start here.
What We Offer:
•    Impact - The work you do here matters to millions. 
•    Growth - Philadelphia is growing, why not grow with it? 
•    Diversity & Inclusion - Find a career in a place where everyone belongs.
•    Benefits - We care about your well-being.
 

The Office of Innovation & Technology (OIT) is the central IT agency for the City of Philadelphia headed by the Chief Information Officer (CIO). OIT oversees all major information and communications technology initiatives for the City of Philadelphia - increasing the effectiveness of the information technology infrastructure, where the services provided are advanced, optimized, and responsive to the needs of the City of Philadelphia’s businesses, residents, and visitors. OIT responsibilities include: identifying the most effective approach for implementing new information technology directions throughout city government; improving the value of the city’s technology assets and the return on the city’s technology investments; ensuring data security continuity; planning for continuing operations in the event of disruption of information technology or communications services; and supporting accountable, efficient and effective government across every city department, board, commission and agency.

Job Description

Under the direction of OIT’s Financial Manager, this employee will assist with the responsibility of the accounting and budget processes for IT related purchases, services, initiatives, and projects.  The position requires the ability to interpret and prepare accounting records, ensuring that IT projects comply with the City’s accounting and financial regulations.  Salary is commensurate with the education and qualifications of the successful candidate.

Essential Functions

  • Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to OIT and City of Philadelphia reporting and procedural standards.
  • Report to the supervising Financial Manager and the Deputy CFO regarding the finances of establishment.
  • Establish tables of financial records and assign financial transactions to the appropriate accounts.
  • Implement, modify, and document fiscal records in the City of Philadelphia’s and OIT’s accounting/financial systems such as FAMIS, ACIS, ADPICS, CBMS, Excel and Access. 
  • Ensure OIT purchases are consistent with the City’s and OIT’s financial policies, procedures, and budgetary guidelines.
  • Assist the IT Financial Managers in evaluating vendor proposals and quotes, ensuring scope of work and cost estimates are properly associated with corresponding budget items.
  • Analyze trends, costs, financial commitments, and obligations to provide accurate and reliable projections for decision making by IT Financial Managers.

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Analyze and comprehend organizational and procedural problems and make recommendations related to accounting and budgetary requirements.
  • Express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, administrative officials, and departmental officials.
  • Analyze and resolve accounting and other budgetary problems and make sound recommendations consistent with accounting, and budgetary principles and departmental policies.
  • Exercise judgment and discretion in applying and interpreting policies and procedures consistent with overall policy objectives.
  • Accounting principles, budget formulation, evaluation, and administration including the execution of provided guidelines.
  • The principles and practices of financial administration as applied to the analysis of budgetary objectives and procedures.
  • The principles of finance as applied to budget preparation and control.
  • Principles and practices of administrative analysis and managerial operations.
  • The foundational knowledge of City and agency rules.
  • Basic knowledge of IT business terms and needs.

Qualifications

EDUCATION 
Completion of a bachelor's degree program at an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, economics, or related field.  
EXPERIENCE/SKILL

  • Full performance position; 1 – 4 years accounting /fiscal/budget experience, preferably with the City of Philadelphia.
  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite required.  
  • Attention to detail is critical in order to prepare and interpret a variety of financial and budgetary reports and statements. 
  • Candidate must be comfortable with basic Information Technology issues.

An equivalent combination of education and experience deemed acceptable by OIT’s Chief Financial Officer and/or the agency department head will also be considered. However, a bachelor’s degree is required.

Additional Information

Salary Not to Exceed: $60,000

Starting salary to be determined based on experience and qualifications.

Important: To apply, candidates must provide a cover letter and a resume.


Discover the Perks of Being a City of Philadelphia Employee:
•    We offer Comprehensive health coverage for employees and their eligible dependents
•    Our wellness program offers eligibility into the discounted medical plan
•    Employees receive paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
•    Generous retirement savings options are available
•    Pay off your student loans faster - As a qualifying employer, City of Philadelphia employees are eligible to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. Join the ranks of hundreds of employees who have already benefited from this program and achieved student loan forgiveness.
•    Enjoy a Free Commute on SEPTA - Starting September 1, 2023, eligible City employees will no longer have to worry about paying for SEPTA public transportation. Whether you're a full-time, part-time, or provisional employee, you can seize the opportunity to sign up for the SEPTA Key Advantage Program and receive free Key cards for free rides on SEPTA buses, trains, trolleys, and regional rails.
•    Unlock Tuition Discounts and Scholarships - The City of Philadelphia has forged partnerships with over a dozen esteemed colleges and universities in the area, ensuring that our employees have access to a wide range of tuition discounts and scholarships. Experience savings of 10% to 40% on your educational expenses, extending not only to City employees but in some cases, spouse and dependents too!
Join the City of Philadelphia team today and seize these incredible benefits designed to enhance your financial well-being and personal growth!

*The successful candidate must be a city of Philadelphia resident within six months of hire

Effective May 22, 2023, vaccinations are no longer required for new employees that work in non-medical, non-emergency or patient facing positions with the City of Philadelphia. As a result, only employees in positions providing services that are patient-facing medical care (ex: Nurses, doctors, emergency medical personnel), must be fully vaccinated.

The City of Philadelphia is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not permit discrimination based on race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, source of income, familial status, genetic information or domestic or sexual violence victim status. If you believe you were discriminated against, call the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations at 215-686-4670 or send an email to faqpchr@phila.gov.