Position Title: Senior Financial Analyst

Salary: Hourly: $27.77 || Annual: $57,767.00

How to Apply:

Applications are submitted online until the position is filled and/or the posting is closed. After reviewing this job announcement, please click on the link at the bottom of the page to apply online. A resume is required with the application. Further instructions on submission of documents are available in the online application. A resume may not be substituted for an application.

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum of 18 months in a Financial Analyst Role


A Bachelor's Degree which includes a minimum of fifteen (15) credits in accounting and 1 year of work experience


An Associate’s Degree in Accounting or Finance with fifteen (15) credits in accounting and two years of accounting or financial experience


Any acceptable equivalent combination of experience and training that includes at least fifteen (15) credits in accounting


Any acceptable education and specific ACHD accounting experience as approved by the Finance Manager or Deputy Director of Administration


Pre-Employment Proficiency Exams

Click Here for the Computer Literacy Exam 

Description: Measures basic computer skills, basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Outlook, and typing. Non-ACHD applicants must pass a computer literacy examination administered by the Allegheny County Health Department with a score of 75% or higher.

Disclaimer: Per eskill, exams must be taken on either a PC or Android Device

Condition of Employment

It is the policy of Allegheny County that in order to receive a final offer of employment, candidates must successfully pass a background check, which includes verification of Allegheny County Real Estate Tax status, and drug/medical examinations as required for the position. The pre-employment drug screen must be completed within 48 hours of the acceptance of the conditional offer of employment.

Employment Type

  • Full-Time, Mid-Senior Level

Relevant Experience

You will receive a score based on the experience you report on your application for employment. It is therefore important that you provide complete and accurate information. Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application or result in a lower than deserved score or disqualification. Call our Office of Human Resource Management if you have any questions.

Who is Eligible

Applications will be accepted from certified Merit System employees of the Allegheny County Health Department and outside candidates who possess the experience and training listed in this announcement and who are capable of performing the duties of this position.


  • Minimum requirements and computer literacy examination - 60%
  • Relevant Experience - 20%
  • Supplemental questions - 20%

Supplemental Questions

Please be prepared to answer the following questions. You may upload as a Word document answers to the supplemental questions in the “Upload Page” of the application. Make sure to note “See attached” after the statement on the application form if you are attaching a separate document. If you are unable to upload the document, email to ACHD Human Resources Department.

  1. Please describe your experience with County Software solutions such as JDE, Onbase, Intellipay, Enfotech, etc.
  2. Please describe your experience with Sharepoint

Allegheny County Civil Service Employees (Non-ACHD)

Regular or probationary employees of County Departments currently in this classification, hired under a State Civil Service System, who apply for this position will not be considered as Open Competitive applicants. Those employees selected for transfer to the Allegheny County Health Department will be considered to have resigned their Civil Service status from the Department in which they are currently working and will be required to complete a probationary period with the Health Department. Please refer to Instruction Sheet for proper completion of Allegheny County Employment Application Form.

This announcement may be modified, amended or canceled by the Allegheny County Health Department at any time.


To establish open competitive and promotional eligible lists for use in making merit system appointments in the Allegheny County Health Department. The list will contain the names of successful candidates ranked in the order of final earned ratings. The list will be in effect for one (1) year unless previously exhausted or superseded.

In the ranking, open competitive applicants qualifying for Veteran’s Preference receive an additional ten points on the final earned rating. Form DD-214 must be attached to the application form for consideration for Veteran’s Preference. Determination of Veteran’s Preference is made in accordance with State Civil Service Policy.

If you are claiming veteran's preference, then proof of eligibility; DD-214 Form or other comparable military document must be submitted for initial claim. The document must show dates of entry and separation and character of service.

Credit for a degree or college coursework can only be accepted from an official transcript submitted directly from the college or university to Allegheny County Health Department.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Position Summary:

This is advanced administrative, professional budgeting, and fiscal management work. An employee in this class is responsible for providing staff support to the Grant Manager and Financial Planning Supervisor in carrying out the accounting and fiscal activities in the Office of Administration. Major aspects of the work include implementing fiscal policies and controls, administration of sound budgeting and accounting procedures. The work involves auditing, preparation of budgets, financial statements, and other required reports as it pertains to grants and operating funds. The employee in this class functions independently under the general supervision of the Grant Manager and Financial Planning Supervisor, who reviews work for adherence to policies and acceptable fiscal management standards and for accomplishment of objectives.


Fringe Benefits

  • Paid holidays, personal days, vacation and sick leave benefits, medical coverage and dental benefits, a retirement plan, life insurance and a deferred compensation plan after eligibility requirements have been met.

Perks Working for ACHD

  • Professional growth through training opportunities (CPR, First AID, Public Health Preparedness, Dignity and Respect, Points of Dispensing, and more); ability to advance in county system; job security; meaningfulness in daily work derived from public service; eligible for federal loan forgiveness; organizational commitment to ACHD’s mission to protect, promote, and preserve the health and well-being of all Allegheny County residents, particularly the most vulnerable.


  • Develops budgets in accordance with accounting and fiscal control plans and procedures.
  • Advises and assists the Leadership Team and operating units on fiscal management policies and procedures relating both to Health Department operations and to grants initiated and administered by the Health Department.
  • Evaluates effectiveness of budgeting, accounting and fiscal control through audits and periodic analysis to assure acceptable professional standards are met and recommend to Leadership Team process improvement opportunities when they arise.
  • Coordinates fiscal management aspects of grant management with applicable grant funding sources.
  • Computer based position to manage expenses through various accounting and budget software packages as well as posting journal entries, tracking expenditures, monitoring spending and reporting basis.
  • Analyzes spending levels of contract service providers to identify over or under spending in order to shift funds or renegotiate contracts.
  • Aids in analyzing current revenue sources, working to improve collection processes, and developing new long-term revenue sources.
  • Prepares monthly summary financial report showing comparison of line item actual expenses year-to date to projected expenses and revenues for assigned funding streams.
  • Demonstrates the ability to analyze monthly expense reports to identify anomalies and areas of improvement.
  • Aids the Financial Planning Supervisor in the development of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to be used Department wide to improve the revenue and expenditure processes.
  • Responsible for reconciling Fee and Permit functions of account clerks to operating and grant revenue streams.
  • Creates training materials and visual aids to assist teammates in better decision making.
  • Standardize processes amongst peers.
  • Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of budgeting and fiscal management in the public sector.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting and auditing.
  • Knowledge of and high-level functionality of Excel.
  • Knowledge of fiscal control aspects of grant proposals and the administration of grants in the health care field preferred.
  • Knowledge of specific Allegheny County and ACHD specific accounting processes
  • Knowledge of Allegheny County and ACHD specific systems such as JDE, Enfotech, Intelipay, Onbase, etc.

Skill in:

Ability to:

  • Ability to critically think through processes and clearly articulate solutions.
  • Ability to establish a program of fiscal management which meets acceptable professional standards.
  • Ability to analyze public budgetary and fiscal problems and make recommendations for change.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, the public, and other agencies.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly in all forms of communication.
  • Ability to utilize computer skills for all aspects of the job.
  • Ability to respond to Public Health Emergencies.
  • Ability to analyze Contract information in both Payables and Grant Contracting.

Residency: Allegheny County within 1 year.
Veterans' Preference: Will be awarded to eligible candidates.