Texas Small Business Credit Initiative Analyst (Financial Analyst II)

Job #: 2022-38

  • TWC Job #: 15001742
  • Opening Date: 12/20/2021
  • Travel Required: 5%
  • Monthly Salary: $5,416.67 - $5,833.33/mo
  • Position Location: Austin, Texas
  • Group Step: B22
  • Class: 1082

Veterans, Reservists or members of the Guard can compare this position to Military Occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor's Office.

Omission of data on the state application is grounds for disqualification of the application. 

Only interviewed applicants will receive notice of the final disposition of the selection process.

OOG employees applying for a position in the same pay group, if selected, will be laterally transferred with a maximum increase in salary of 3.4%.

General Description

The Texas Small Business Credit Initiative (TSBCI) Analyst (Analyst) works within the Office of the Governor (OOG), Economic Development and Tourism (EDT) Finance Division and reports to the TSBCI Administrator. Performs highly complex (senior-level) financial analysis and regulatory work. Work involves compiling, reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating financial data for the federal State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) program awarded to the State of Texas through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The analyst prepares reports and responds to inquiries; and recommends appropriate action to resolve financial and regulatory problems for the TSBCI program. May supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Essential Duties

  • Coordinates, designs, and conducts special cost and statistical research and analysis to evaluate the feasibility and cost implications regarding payment rate structure options, new program initiatives or enhancements, special payment rate initiatives, and new regulations.
  • Develops, implements, and maintains rate methodologies and rate calculations.
  • Analyzes and reviews financial data, information, and applicable business, financial, and/or business plans.
  • Maintains financial objectives and strategies related to TSBCI.
  • Assists with development and implementation of internal financial policies and procedures for TSBCI.
  • Ensures compliance with established procedures, requirements, laws, and regulations; completeness of data; and presence of adequate documentation.
  • Monitors and coordinates third-party financial reviews, in coordination with OOG’s Office of Compliance and Monitoring, including the accumulation of data, financial modeling, reporting, and monitoring of responses.
  • Performs or reviews financial analysis scenarios, such as loan portfolio risk simulations using in house financial modeling tools.
  • Provides interpretation on technical questions of financial and regulatory compliance with applicable state and federal statutes and regulations.
  • Assists in administering financial processes and systems developed to oversee financial institutions (Lenders) or their borrowers.
  • Maintains regular work schedule.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, business administration, finance, economics, or a related field; and
  • Two (2) years of experience in financial analysis and regulatory work.

Note: Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements

  • Knowledge of financial analyses and examination procedures for regulated entities.
  • Knowledge of financial and industry terminology and practices.
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis.
  • Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software.
  • Skill in data modeling.
  • Ability to perform and interpret numerical analyses.
  • Ability to interpret statutes.
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate, and summarize financial and management records for accuracy and conformance to procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Ability to prepare reports and correspondence regarding findings.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.

Registration, Certification or Licensure

Valid Texas Driver’s License.

Physical Requirements and/or Working Conditions

This classification functions in a standard office environment. Ability to move up to 20 Ibs. Ability to drive and travel as needed. Will need to move about the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, set up conference rooms for meetings, etc. Must be able to communicate and exchange accurate information via phone, computer and in person. Must be able to observe and evaluate data in a variety of formats, including hard copy, electronic and media formats. Must be able to work hours during a legislative session that include holidays and as needed.

How to Apply

Applications are received only through Work In Texas. The OOG requires all sections of the state application to be completed. Omission of data on the state application is grounds for disqualification of the application. Requests for accommodation should be made to the Human Resources office as early as possible in the application/employment process. 

Apply Online at Work in Texas

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Office of the Governor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new employees to present proof of eligibility to work in the United States within three (3) days of being hired. The Office of the Governor participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Male candidates between 18 and 25 years of age are required to show proof of Selective Service registration (or exemption) prior to an offer of employment being extended. Such proof is not required to be filed with an application but must be provided upon request by the Human Resources office. For additional information pertaining to Selective Service registration, you may visit www.sss.gov. View a copy of the Agency's Equal Employment Opportunity Utilization Report.

Notice to Applicants Who May Require Reasonable Accommodation in the Interview Process

Applicants with disabilities who may need to discuss special accommodations during the interview process should email the OOG’s Reasonable Accommodation Program Manager or call 512-463-5873 in the Human Resources Department. If reasonably possible, please call at least 48 hours in advance to afford our representative and the hiring division sufficient time to properly review and coordinate your request.

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