Senior Fiscal Analyst Oregon Health Authority (Remote)

  • Oregon Health Authority
  • Remote, OR
  • Jan 30, 2023
Full time Government

Job Description


Close Date: Open until filled

Salary: $5396 - $8292

Work Location: Work may be conducted remotely.


The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention (ACDP) section in Portland, Oregon has a career opportunity for a Senior Fiscal Analyst (Fiscal Analyst 3) to lead budgeting, cross-section coordination, expenditure analysis, and reporting processes on federal grants for surveillance, response, and prevention of acute and communicable disease threats, including COVID-19.


The work of this role may be conducted remotely with full access to the needed operating systems and technology.


What will you do?

As the Senior Fiscal Analyst, you will support the Public Health Division (PHD) by forwarding a wide range of fiscal management, coordination, monitoring, analyzing, forecasting, and evaluation activities. You will be responsible for making decisions in the budget development process that have a significant impact on management and policy decisions. 

This position supports the Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention (ACDP) section in the Public Health Division (PHD) of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), with budgetary and financial management duties for the ACDP section and funds used by other programs in the division. The programs included in the scope of this position (directly and indirectly) operates under a biennial budget of over $500 million and 250 positions.


Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention Section Mission Statement:
We believe that all people should have an equal opportunity to be free from communicable diseases and their health effects. Our mission is to protect, preserve, and promote the health and well-being of those living in Oregon. Through collaboration, we focus on exploring ways communities who have experienced historical injustice, trauma, or socio-economic disadvantage can empower themselves. Please click here to learn more about our health equity mission and work.


What are we looking for?

Minimum Requirements:

  • Six (6) years of progressively responsible experience that included the preparation, analysis, and administration of a budget or fiscal system. Experience must have included modeling and forecasting fiscal information.
  • A bachelor's degree in business, public or non-profit management, finance, accounting, or a related degree (such as public policy, political science, public administration or other analytical or technical degree) may substitute for three (3) years of the required experience.
  • A graduate-level degree in any of the above areas may substitute for four of the six (6) years.

Requested Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of budgeting and financial processes, including support of management and staff through budget development and forecasting.
  • Experience monitoring of actual costs to budget, development and analysis of fiscal policy, and financial planning and reporting
  • Experience or knowledge of the programs for which this position has budget responsibility and working knowledge of other Agency programs and budgets.
  • Experience with financial planning processes including budgeting, forecasting, collecting, organizing, and evaluating statistical information.
  • Experience creating and providing budget reports and financial summaries (revenue and expenditure forecasts, caseload analysis, etc.).
  • Experience coordinating grant applications and government contracts.
  • Experience delivering customer service for both internal and external customers, and the ability to demonstrate initiative and independent judgment on an ongoing basis.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word and Excel and querying large data sets.
  • Experience with interpreting and analyzing state and federal laws and guidance and determining any impacts of changes to these.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development around cultural competence, diversity and inclusion and health equity.
  • Experience creating, promoting, welcoming, and maintaining a culturally competent and diverse work environment.


Working Conditions:

The work of this role may be conducted remotely with full access to the needed operating systems and technology.

The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity and anti-racism.