IT Financial Analyst

The Office of Innovation and Technology (OIT) oversees most major technology projects for the City of Philadelphia. We use technology to help City employees do their work better and to serve residents in getting what they need from City government.

Job Description

Under the direction of the Departmental Services IT Financial Manager, this employee will assist with the responsibility of the accounting and budget processes for Water funded IT related projects.  The position requires the ability to interpret and prepare accounting records ensuring that IT projects are in compliance with the City’s accounting and financial regulations.  Salary is commensurate with the education and qualifications of the successful candidate.

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Essential Functions

  • Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to OIT and City of Philadelphia reporting and procedural standards
  • Report to the supervising IT Financial Manager and the Water Department regarding the finances of establishment
  • Establish tables of financial records and assign financial transactions to the appropriate accounts
  • Implement, modify and document fiscal records in the City of Philadelphia’s and OIT’s accounting/financial systems such as FAMIS, ACIS, ADPICS, CBMS, Excel and Access.
  • Ensure Water Department IT purchases are consistent with the City’s and OIT’s financial policies, procedures, and budgetary guidelines
  • Assist the IT Financial Managers in evaluating vendor proposals and quotes, ensuring scope of work and cost estimates are properly associated with corresponding budget items.
  • Develop, maintain and analyze the Water Department’s IT budget; prepare monthly and quarterly reports that compare budgeted costs to actual expenditures
  • Review procurement processes and business operations to ensure that they conform to City accounting/financial standards
  • Analyze trends, costs, financial commitments, obligations and revenues to provide accurate and reliable projections for decision making IT Financial Managers


  • Analyze and comprehend organizational and procedural problems and make recommendations related to accounting and budgetary requirements
  • Express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, administrative officials and departmental officials
  • Analyze and resolve accounting and other budgetary problems and make sound recommendations consistent with accounting, and budgetary principles and departmental policies
  • Exercise judgment and discretion in applying and interpreting policies and procedures consistent with overall policy objectives
  • Accounting principles, budget formulation, evaluation, and administration including the execution of provided guidelines
  • The principles and practices of financial administration as applied to the analysis of budgetary objectives and procedures
  • The principles of finance as applied to budget preparation and control
  • Principles and practices of administrative analysis and managerial operations
  • The foundation knowledge of City and agency rules
  • Basic knowledge of IT business terms and needs

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Additional Information

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Did you know?

  • We are a Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program qualified employer
  • 25% tuition discount program for City employees (and sometimes spouses and dependents as well) in partnership with area colleges and universities
  • We offer Comprehensive health coverage for employees and their eligible dependents
  • Our wellness program offers eligibility into the discounted medical plan
  • Employees receive paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
  • Generous retirement savings options are available

*The successful candidate must be a city of Philadelphia resident within six months of hire

The City of Philadelphia is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not permit discrimination based on race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, source of income, familial status, genetic information or domestic or sexual violence victim status. If you believe you were discriminated against, call the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations at 215-686-4670 or send an email to faqpchr For more information, go to: Human Relations Website:

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