Title: Financial Analyst - Onsite - Part time
Location: Jackson, MS, USA
Length: Long term
Restriction: W2 or C2C
Very long term project; initial PO for 1 year but expected to go for multiple years *** Webcam interview*** Flexible hours; 20 hours/week. Work will be onsite with occasional remote work allowed.
Position Description and Job Skill Set
MDCPS seeks an experienced professional with a broad understanding of solutions, industry best practices, multiple business processes, and a focus on IT purchasing and financial planning. Clearly understands Mississippis financial and procurement regulations/guidelines. Operates independently to provide quality work to an engagement. Performs varied and complex duties and tasks that need independent judgment to meet customer needs. Effectively consults with management. Participate in business development activities. Develop detailed solutions for rather involved projects.
This position is parttime (20 hours weekly) and requires an individual to assist with IT budgeting, financial tracking, and procurement transactions. Provide support to the CIO and other staff as it relates to financial and procurement services.
This individual will also provide consulting services to the CIO and the agency executive staff when required.
Oversee the release, schedule, completeness and tracking of all IT related capital and noncapital projects. Manage project funds using MAGIC, where appropriate, to maximize the expenditures and minimize the cost.
Support the financial reporting and analysis for overall IT spend.
Support audit & budgeting processes.
Provide management with ad hoc analysis and reporting as needed. Assist in compiling, developing, and preparing data for the annual IT budget utilizing historical and current data.
Consult and assist in training MDCPS support staff on best practices.
TO BE CONSIDERED, all proposed consultants must meet the following mandatory requirements:
Preferred but not necessary, 8 years of related experience.
Experience working in a fast paced, crossfunctional, and multiteam environment.
Demonstrate skills utilizing the Microsoft Office Suite of tools and expert proficiency of Excel is a must, ability to formulate detailed analysis.
Knowledge and experience with IT procurement.
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Experience in Child Welfare processes and workflows
Knowledge and experience with MAGIC functionality and processes
Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to build a positive rapport with team members