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Job Series: Financial Analyst
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
This position manages court appointed counsel payments, and researches and resolves payment issues. Some positions compile and maintain financial data or statistics in support of various financial programs.
This position is distinguished from other classifications due to the focus on processing attorney payments and providing technical assistance within the Division of Financial Services. This position reviews, researches, and maintains various financial data and records and assists in the resolution of payment issues or other problems. This position receives supervision from a Financial Analyst II or III position.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Processes attorney payments, maintains payment data, and ensures that the payment and data system produces accurate and timely payments in accordance with chief justice directives, statutes, and fiscal policies and procedures.
Compiles and maintains financial data and other statistics. Verifies accuracy of information. Assists in the preparation of spreadsheets and reports.
Researches and resolves questions and disputes regarding payment or other issues. Coordinates and communicates with field staff, court appointed counsel, and others.
Assists in the development and delivery of training in the areas of mandated costs, collections and other financial matters.
Participates in program reviews.
Provides technical assistance in the maintenance and update of procedure manuals.
Maintains filing systems.
Attends meetings and training as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
No formal supervisory responsibility. Responsible for one’s own work product and work within a unit performing similar functions. Rarely provides lead function, advice or explains work instructions to other employees or volunteers.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential functions satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Graduation from high school or GED equivalent and three years of experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable, bookkeeping, or other financially related administrative support position.
Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting or a related field may substitute for the experience.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to perform repetitive motions, and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. May handle emergency or crisis situations; is subject to interruptions; and may handle multiple calls and inquiries simultaneously.