Randstad Finance Specialist in Mountain View, California

Finance Specialist

job details:

  • location:Mountain View, CA

  • salary:$80,000 - $120,000 per year

  • date posted:Tuesday, February 12, 2019

  • experience:4 Years

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Public Administration

  • reference:451952

  • questions:408-573-1111.

job description

Finance Specialist

job summary:

Nationally recognized organization is seeking a Financial Specialist who coordinates the preparation of operational and capital budgets, financial statements, statistical reports, financial analyses and other financial information; reviews and analyzes departmental budget requests and advises regarding changes in budgets. Performs one or more specialized or complex financial analysis, budget analysis, and related fiscal functions in support of a department's activities. Work is performed under intermittent supervision.

location: Mountain View, California

job type: Permanent

salary: $80,000 - 120,000 per year

work hours: 9 to 5

education: Bachelor's degree

experience: 4 Years


  • Analyzes and forecast revenue and expenditure trends. Analyzes expenditures against budget projections and revenues to monitor fiscal performance.

  • Analyzes and prepares various financial reports for both internal use and as required for external purposes. Maintains various financial databases and records for reporting of financial data.

  • Completes analyses of financial transactions, budget variances and trends for assigned department(s)/business cycle.

  • Designs and implements procedural improvements to automated systems. Recommends procedures for processing financial transactions.

  • Develops budgetary needs of existing and new activities, including analysis and projections of appropriations and limitations. Prepares budget deviations and contingency plans.

  • Examines historical and projected financial data to provide management with valuable data upon which to make relevant financial decisions.

  • Maintains complete files and records; maintains various computer files and records; inputs and retrieves a variety of fiscal and statistical information for assigned department(s)/business cycle.

  • Maintains liaison with other departments in the preparation and analysis of financial reports, to provide information and to resolve problems concerning variances from approved budget.

  • Monitors budget expenditures and prepares written reports and analyses to management setting fort progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.

  • Prepares and coordinates distribution of various financial reports and analyses for management and external agencies to include financial analysis of individual department operations.

  • Prepares federal, state and other regulatory reports, ensuring compliance with established guidelines, as assigned.

  • Prepares financial transactions and/or reports for assigned department(s)/business cycle.


  • Education: Bachelors degree in a work-related field/discipline from an accredited college or university. MBA highly preferred

  • Experience: Four (4) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience. Two (2) years of progressively related work if you bring an MBA

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to analyze information, reach valid conclusions and make sound recommendation.

  • Ability to communicate complex concepts in simple form to non-finance users to understand the appropriate use and limits of the information provided.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal formats including summarizing data, presenting results.

  • Ability to manage, organize, prioritize, multi-task and adapt to changing priorities.

  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.

  • Knowledge of financial forecasting techniques.

  • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirement related to the functional area.

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of budgeting and finance including the analysis and reporting of financial data.

If you think you have the qualifications to take this organization to the next level, or know of someone, please contact me at richard.rasay@randstadusa.com for a confidential conversation and resume review

skills: General Accounting and Finance Skills

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.