New Job Financial Analyst In Ohio

Financial Analyst
Financial Analyst

Financial Analyst

Company : State of Ohio Jobs
Salary : $22.15 an hour
Location : Ohio

Full Description

Primary Location: United States of America-OHIO-Franklin County-Columbus
Work Locations: Charles D Shipley Building 1970 West Broad Street Columbus 43223-1102
Organization: Public Safety
Classified Indicator: Classified
Bargaining Unit / Exempt: Bargaining Unit
Schedule: Full-time
Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Compensation: $22.15 per hour
Unposting Date: Dec 3, 2021, 10:59:00 PM
Job Function: Accounting and Finance
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Agency Contact Name: G Recinella
Agency Contact Information: [email protected]

Financial Analyst

Job Duties

Ohio Department of Public Safety - Fiscal Office

Report in location: 1970 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43223

Review, audit & approve daily invoices received internally & from Ohio Shared Services (OSS) (e.g. temporary services, computers, computer software, computer hardware, & maintenance service invoices, etc.); Examine & audit transactions to ensure that expenditures are accountable from allotted funds; Examine supporting documentation (e.g., requisitions, delivery receipts, contracts, purchase orders, etc.) to determine if appropriate State & agency procedures were followed; Audit accounts to ensure that sufficient funds have been encumbered; Utilize Ohio Administrative Knowledge System (OAKS) to enter & update accounts accordingly; Analyze & resolve errors & out-of-balance conditions; Research & provide funding for requisitions to create purchase orders; Work in multiple agency & third party systems, make, approve, audit & pay for orders; Maintain a payment card (State Credit Card) & make purchases in accordance with prescribed rules & reconciles account or maintains & reconciles payment cardholder transactions in accordance with prescribed State of Ohio rules.

Prepare & analyze statistical reports & expenditures using OAKS, Cognos, Excel & Word; Process invoices, requisitions, purchase orders, vendor input documents, interstate vouchers (ISTVs), etc. in preparing expenditures & related payroll requirements; Work with vendors on invoicing & purchasing issues.

Compute & prepare estimates & cost projections for various types of account payables; Analyze figures to determine impact on agency funds & make appropriate adjustments; Research & respond to vendor financial inquiries & correspondence; Maintain files; Answer phones; Perform other related duties as assigned.


Completion of undergraduate core program in business administration, accounting, finance or related field; 6 mos. exp. or 6 mos. trg. in accounting &/or finance to include an intermediate level of experience in spreadsheet software.

  • Or 30 mos. exp. or 30 mos. trg. in accounting &/or finance to include an intermediate level of experience in spreadsheet software.

  • Or 12 mos. exp. as Financial Associate, 66561.

  • Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.

NOTE: Successful completion of the Fiscal Academy may be substituted for 4 mos. of required accounting/fiscal experience referenced in this portion of the minimum qualifications.


KNOWLEDGE: Budgeting; Accounting; Public Relations; *Agency Policies & Procedures (ODPS).

SKILL: Word Processing (Microsoft Office Applications); Equipment Operations (General Office Equipment).

ABILITY: Apply principles to solve practical, everyday problems; define problems, collect data, establish facts & draw valid conclusions; calculate fractions, decimals & percentages; copy records precisely without error; complete routine forms; maintain accurate records; originate routine business letters reflecting standard procedures; gather, collate & classify information about data, people or things; handle sensitive inquiries from & contacts with officials & general public.

(*)Developed after employment.


  • This position may be filled by lay-off or certification eligibility list if applicable
  • This position will be filled in accordance with the bargaining unit agreement if applicable
Background Check Information
  • A background check, tax check and BCI fingerprint check may be required on all selected applicants
  • A comparative analysis and/or drug test may be a requirement of the hiring process