Functional Analyst 3

King County   Pioneer Square, WA   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on January 24, 2023
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Salary
$94,432.00 - $119,704.00 Annually

Location
Seattle, WA

Job Type
Special Duty Assignment or Term Limited Temp (TLT)

Department
DES - Executive Services

Job Number
2023-LC17885

Division
FBOD-Finance & Business Ops

Closing
2/5/2023 11:59 PM Pacific

Summary

*This recruitment is to fill a Term-Limited Temporary/Special Duty position, anticipated to last six months. *

Join our Team! King County's Finance and Business Operations Division (FBOD), Treasury section, is seeking a Functional Analyst 3.

We are looking for a systems savvy individual with exceptional organizational and communication skills to join our Treasury Operations team.

This position serves as the functional analyst (FA) for the Oracle Cash Management module which supports the central bank account reconciliation process. The FA serves as the primary liaison between Treasury Operations and the Business Resource Center (BRC) which maintains and operates Oracle financials. The FA also provides primary backup for the technical support of the property tax system which produces the billing and collection of property taxes for approximately 750,000 tax accounts.

Our ideal candidate is customer focused, possess superior analytical and problem-solving skills, challenges themselves to improve processes, is agile, curious, and always learning, and enjoys working collaboratively in a team environment.

The Treasury Operations Section administers the main revenue streams of local government collecting nearly $6.3 billion in property taxes and other fees, distributing those collections to more than 150 taxing entities. The section also manages a $10 billion investment portfolio for over 100 special purpose districts, including water, sewer, fire, and school districts and administers more than $9 billion in outstanding debt obligations for those same districts.

Scope of Job Duties: To be considered for this opportunity, you must at a minimum, demonstrate knowledge, skill and ability to:
  • Reporting: Design and develop customized reports and queries including trend and system utilization reports. Distribute monthly warrant reports.
  • System Processing and Troubleshooting: Investigate, troubleshoot, and document complex functional system problems. Schedule and manage daily Cash Management jobs.
  • System Administration: Gather, define, map, analyze, and translate needs into functional specifications for the development of new or redesign of enhancements or upgrades. Work closely with developers, users, and sponsors to design system interfaces and develop system integration test plans.
  • Business Process Analysis: Define, analyze, and create standard business processes; translate impacts on business processes when proposing technical changes.
  • Training: Create user-friendly training documents and demonstrations on system functionality including routine maintenance of modules, tables, queries, and reports.
  • Backup: Provide support and backup to the property tax System Functional Analyst.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Experience as a business systems analyst for an automated financial system involving automated systems testing, transaction processing and troubleshooting applications. Working knowledge of organizational business practices, workflow analysis, business systems design, and process re-engineering.
  • Strong skills in analytical thinking, problem solving, and troubleshooting.
  • Experience providing excellent customer service and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with multiple stakeholders and customers.
  • Advanced skills in documenting business processes and developing technical and operational written procedures.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting to build trusting relationships, resolve conflicts, make commitments, and produce results.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, writing and customer service skills
  • Intermediate level of technology proficiency using MS Office Productivity tools in your daily work
  • Ability to manage your time and adapt to changing priorities, work on multiple priorities and projects simultaneously, meet quick deadlines, and produce timely and quality work products
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.
We would love it if you have:
  • Experience using Oracle EBS Cash Management or Accounts Receivable modules and working with mainframe systems, or those operating in a .Net environment.
  • Experience in using new internet and document imaging technologies to improve business processes and workflows.
  • Knowledge of report and query writing languages, table relationships, and views.
  • Experience with LEAN processes and principles
  • Experience with SharePoint, MS Teams and other collaborative online tools
The Finance and Business Operations Division's mission is to provide exceptional customer value for accounting, procurement, treasury, and small business services. We are actively seeking employees whose behavior is in alignment with our division's core values.
Other Position Information:
This position is Exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is therefore is not overtime eligible. Employees are paid on a bi-weekly schedule, every other Thursday, comprising a 40-hour workweek; normally 6:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. This position is not represented.

The work associated with this position will primarily be remote. There will be instances where the employee will need to attend quarterly meetings in office.

Employees must reside in Washington state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.

Employees will be provided with a County issued laptop. When working remotely employees must maintain a workspace with an internet connection (access may be supplemented in some situations) where they can reliably perform work and remain available and responsive during scheduled work hours. Please note that when an employee conducts work that is likely to bring them in contact with another individual, safety precautions are required, including the wearing of masks in some situations. King County is doing its part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and remains committed to reducing our carbon footprint.

King County has a robust collection of tools and resources to support working remotely. The individual selected for this opportunity will be joining an innovative and progressive team that is redefining how we work as we transition to the department's hybrid environment.

The Application Process:
A completed King County Application is required. The recruitment for this position is open to all qualified candidates. Applicants from this recruitment may be used to fill future opportunities in this job classification. We highly recommend that you also provide a resume and cover letter addressing how you meet the minimum qualifications and why you are interested in this position.

Note: Online applications are preferred. However, if you cannot apply online, go to www.kingcounty.gov/jobs for other options.

If you have any questions or concerns while applying, please contact:
Liz Callahan, Recruiter
Email: liz.callahan@kingcounty.gov

Supplemental Information

Forbes recently named King County as one of Washington State's best employers.

Together, with leadership and our employees, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence. Are you ready to make a difference? Come join the team dedicated to serving one of the nation's best places to live, work and play.

Guided by our "True North" , we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive. We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce. To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity. Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles--we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

King County Executive Branch employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are the successful candidate for the position you applied for, the County will send you a conditional offer letter.

As a condition of employment, prior to a final offer of employment, you will be required to:
  • submit proof of vaccination, or
  • have an approved request for medical or religious exemption and an approved accommodation. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation.
People are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of a vaccination approved by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The Executive Branch includes employees in the Executive branch, the Assessor's Office, Elections, the King County Sheriff's Office, and the Executive Office.

King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer

No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.

To Apply

If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions please contact the recruiter listed on this job announcement.

King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being. Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage: King County pays 100% of the premiums for eligible employees and family members
  • Life and disability insurance: employees are provided basic coverage and given the opportunity to purchase additional insurance for both the employee and eligible dependents
  • Retirement: King County employees are eligible to participate in a pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and a 457(b) deferred-compensation plan
  • Transportation program and ORCA transit pass
  • 10 paid holidays each year (plus 2 personal holidays)
  • Generous vacation and paid sick leave
  • Paid parental leave, family and medical leaves, and volunteer leave
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Wellness programs
  • Onsite gyms and activity centers
  • Employee giving program
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Flexible schedules and telecommuting options, depending on position
  • Training and career development programs
For additional information about employee benefits please visit our Benefits, Payroll, and Retirement Page .

This is a general description of the benefits offered to eligible King County employees, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. If any information on this document conflicts with the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), the CBA prevails. Also, in the event of any incorrect information in this document, applicable laws, policies, rules, CBAs, or official plan documents will prevail.

NOTE: Benefits for Term Limited Temporary (TLT) or Short Term Temporary (STT) positions, including leave eligibility and/or participation in the pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems, will vary based upon the terms and details of the position.Short Term Temporary positions are not eligible for an ORCA transit pass.

For inquiries about the specifics of this position, please contact the recruiter identified on this job posting.