Assistant Confidential Financial Analyst

Washington D.C.
Apr 11, 2017
Jul 10, 2017
Analyst, Finance
Full Time
Job Description
Job Title: Assistant Confidential Financial Analyst
Job ID: 170182 Location: DC-Jackson Graham Bldg-5th Fl
Posting Open-Close 06/23/2017
- 07/08/2017
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Union NRP
Regular/Temporary: Regular Job Description

Posting/Position Details:

All WMATA posted job openings are available through 11:59 pm the night before the noted Close Date. To ensure successful submission of application applicants are encouraged to apply well before this cut-off.  The noted Close Date is the date on which the posting is automatically removed from the website as of 12:00am at which time submission of an application is no longer possible. (WMATA reserves the right to remove postings at any time without notice as business needs demand.)

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, or a related field.  Minimum of four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in financial analysis, assisting in the development and production of financial reports.

Or, equivalent combination of post-high school education and eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in financial analysis, assisting in the development and production of financial reports.

Medical Group:

Satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this position, if required.  The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of this position either with or without reasonable accommodations.

Job Summary/Duties:

This is a support position responsible for development and production of financial reports, budget documents, and presentation material.  The incumbent prepares clear and meaningful analyses on WMATAs operation and capital program including, but not limited to, operating revenues and expenses, staffing, and capital project execution and on other areas such as subsidies, reserve accounts, debt service, capital programs, contract issues as they relate to the operating and capital budget, and analytical and contractual issues as they relate to supporting the SmarTrip Regional Customer Service Center.  The incumbent works independently under minimum supervision on assigned duties and has considerable latitude for independent work.

Participates in the preparation and justification of the Authority’s operating and capital budgets.

Maintains continuing contact with operating and capital elements of the Authority in order to assess impact of budgetary and financing problems. 

Utilizes confidential information for Board Budget Committee hearings to support recommendations to Board of Directors and to assist in the conduct of research and evaluation of problem areas. 

Develops confidential budget submissions, reports, surveys, and correspondence which relate to the WMATAs budget and other financial issues as requested by the local governments, Washington Area Council of Government, and the Federal Transit Administration.

Maintains liaison with jurisdictional, transit, SmarTrip regional partners and other budget representatives.

The above duties and responsibilities are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. It is not intended to limit in any way the right of supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Evaluation Criteria:

Consideration will be given to applicants whose resumes demonstrate the required education and experience. Applicants should include all relevant education and work experience.

Evaluation criteria may include one or more of the following:

  • Personal Interview
  • Skills Assessments
  • Verification of education and experience
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Credit history report for positions with fiduciary responsibilities
  • Successful completion of a medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening
  • Review of a current Motor Vehicle Report


Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, a Federal contractor, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists.  Our hiring process is designed to be accessible and free from discrimination.

This posting is an announcement of a vacant position under recruitment.  It is not intended to replace the official job description.  Job Descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview.