Financial Analyst- Community Development

Categories Business Expires: 1st March, 2024 Texas


Performs a variety of specialized accounting and financial management duties to support grant-funded programming administered by the Community Development (CD) department of the City of Lubbock. 

Essential Functions

  • Acquire and apply a working knowledge of HUD federal regulations and TDHCA state regulations pertaining to financial reporting of programs administered by CD;
  • Follow City of Lubbock established policies and procedures for grant management, financial processes and records retention; 
  • Examine a variety of accounting transactions related to expenditures, funds and revenue received for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with federal and state regulations;
  • Monitor contractual budgets, expenditures and balances. Ensure that transactions are properly supported, classified, and recorded according to acceptable accounting practices;
  • Reconcile reports and prepare routine financial statements, schedules, and summaries; 
  • Prepare performance and expenditure reports; 
  • Create funding draws utilizing federal and state reporting  systems;
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational events, reviewing and implementing federal and state financial reporting requirements, as updated by HUD and TDHCA, respectively. 
  • Follow internal control procedures for all departmental processes and practices;  
  • Perform related duties as required.

Job Requirements


Completion of a bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting, or any related field or any combination of relevant education and experience which provides the following: 

  • Principles, practices, and standards of general and governmental accounting;
  • Principles and practices of financial management;
  • Principles and practices of budgeting;
  • Experience with, and/or  knowledge of, federal grant management. Knowledge of federal and state grant-funded programs and reporting software preferred, but not required. 


Knowledge and Abilities

Ability to:

  • Evaluate and analyze financial reports, including maintaining revenue and expenditure data.   
  • Utilize various Microsoft Office programs for document creation, reporting, and email.
  • Effectively navigate a Windows operating system.
  • Format reports and documents for reports in accordance with City guidelines.
  • Understand requirements for document retention and confidentiality practices.
  • Perform mathematical calculations utilizing spreadsheets or calculation devices.
  • Coordinate with administrative staff on internal control procedures and program regulations.
  • Communicate effectively with others.
  • Operate office equipment including computers, laptops, tablets, scanners, printers, etc. 
  • Follow instructions and department procedures for all work and communicatory actions. 
  • Provide excellent customer service.

Physical Requirements: 

  • Occasionally lift and carry up to 25 pounds
  • Occasionally push and pull objects
  • Occasionally flex upper trunk forward while sitting or standing
  • Occasionally rotate upper trunk to the right or left or forward while sitting or standing
  • Occasionally reach above, at and below shoulder heights   

Application Information

Application must be submitted online at Jobs close at 5:00 p.m. on the closing date posted on the City website. For a complete list of job openings with the City of Lubbock please visit 

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City of Lubbock
Full Time


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