Financial Analyst – CDGS

  • Michigan Public Health Institute
  • Remote
  • Jan 09, 2023
Full time Finance

Job Description

Title:                                   Financial Analyst – CDGS

                                            $23.72 – 28.76 / Posted thru:  12-30-22


Work Location:                 Remote/Virtual - Must be a Michigan Resident


Purpose: Under the direction of the Financial Manager, serves as a Financial Analyst to the Center for Diversified Government Solutions (CDGS). Duties include budget preparation; monitoring expenditures; analyzing accounts; producing financial reports; and performing a variety of accounting/financial related tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Conduct budget meetings with and/or email reports to client to analyze costs, project future expenditures, and minimize lapse funding.

·       Process accounts payable/receivable, purchase orders, expense reimbursements/advances, and subcontractor payments and ensure timely submission to the Finance & Contracts office for payment.

·       Serve as a financial liaison to MPHI Finance & Contracts office. Ensure compliance with MPHI financial policies and procedures.

·       Perform account analysis and reconciliation for all accounts and communicate directly with the Financial Manager on any identified issue.

·       Identify and investigate inaccuracies within project accounts and work with staff to correct inaccuracies.

·       Research, prepare, and verify a variety of financial data to provide information, strategies, and recommendation on accounts.

·       Develop budgets for new projects and amend current project budgets as needed.

·       Develop and track subcontracts, Letters of Agreement, and Facility Agreements and communicate directly with subcontractors and vendors when necessary.

·       Troubleshoot in the areas of accounts payable, affiliate employee expense reimbursements/advances, and subcontract content to ensure quality assurance and compliance with accounting rules, policies, and project budgets.

·       Maintain advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel.

·       Maintain a high level of professionalism and integrity; treats program information as confidential.

·       Maintain a positive, strong, credible, professional, and interpersonal relationship with all parties relevant to MPHI projects and represents the best interest of MPHI at all times.

·       Other duties as assigned.




Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required.


Experience: A minimum of three years related experience in accounts payable, budget compliance, record keeping, financial report preparation or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Important Skills and Characteristics:

  • Requires strong organization, focused attention to detail, accuracy, and efficiency.
  • Accuracy working with data and numbers.
  • A high level of personal integrity and dedication.
  • Ability to be flexible in a fast-moving environment.
  • Professional and diplomatic communication skills.
  • Provide the program with a knowledgeable resource.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team is also important.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond to changing priorities with attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated and a team player, with good work ethics.
  • There is a great need for critical thinking skills in this role.



Work Environment and Physical Requirements: Job may require moderate physical effort including lifting materials and equipment of <25# and involves viewing a CRT or VDT screen 75% of the time. Standard office environment, with ability to work remotely at times. May require valid vehicle operator’s license where needed to perform duties of the position.


RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE WORK OF OTHERS:  No assigned responsibility.

IMPACT ON PROJECTS, SERVICES AND OPERATIONS: As a key member of the CDGS staff, the financial analyst is responsible for an efficient flow of financial services. This position ensures that the needs of the staff and clients are met in a timely, accurate manner and that the financial systems are handled with attention to detail and integrity. The extent to which these duties are accomplished will dictate the extent to which the program is effective.




Contact Person/Group




Financial Manager


Direction & Guidance


Other CDGS staff


Coordinate tasks

F&C staff

As needed




As needed




“For purposes of employment standards, this classification is “Non-Exempt” from overtime under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.”