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Senior Project Financial Analyst

Salary Range:
$79,537.00 - $123,282.00 Annually

Close Date: Open until filled

The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) is seeking to hire a limited term Senior Project Financial Analyst to provide a full range of project finance, financial analysis and reporting, and project management functions including project cost projections, budget, analysis, and tracking, development, and implementation of project finance performance measures.

This is an exciting position in which you will be part of the team working on the Otay Mesa East Port of Entry (OME) project which aims to enhance regional mobility and binational trade with a border crossing between San Diego and Baja California. Come help to bring the Otay Mesa East Entry vision to life while growing your career and working in a fulfilling work environment.

Ideal Candidate

This position is ideal for a seasoned financial analyst with a strong experience in project finance and forecasting and budgeting who has an extensive technical background with exceptional analytical capabilities and organizational skills and the ability to maintain work quality while meeting numerous timesensitive deadlines.

The ideal candidates will possess:

  • Experience with project finance and financial analysis, planning and forecasting
  • Experience and skills with financial modeling and proforma development for large size construction projects
  • Familiarity with laws, regulations, and reporting requirements pertaining to government finance is desirable
  • Ability to research and analyze financial issues, evaluate alternative solutions, and present recommendations to management
  • Experience performing balance sheet account reconciliations, reconciling general ledger accounts; ability to analyze, reconcile financial data; ability to identify errors and make corrections to financial records

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience

The minimum education, training, and experience qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in finance, accounting, or a related field and five years of increasingly responsible, professional experience, preferably with financial management for construction projects. A Master’s degree is desirable.

How to Apply

The recruitment will remain open until the positions are filled. First review of applications will occur on Friday, December 3, 2021. Interested parties are encouraged to apply early as the position will be filled based on qualified applicants and the recruitment will close. To be considered for this exciting and rewarding career opportunity, please click on the button below to submit your application, résumé, and cover letter at:

Application materials will be screened in relation to the education and experience minimum requirements criteria outlined in this job announcement. Those candidates who are determined to be the most highly qualified for the opportunity, will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process which will include job interviews.

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure that an applicant will be invited to the next phase of the examination process. SANDAG reserves the right to invite only the most closely qualified applicants to participate and move forward in the recruitment process for this position.

For more information, please contact: Debbie Gutman, CPS HR Consulting, 916-471-3364,