Financial Analyst II (Female, Age 44) in MT VERNON, NY

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleFinancial Analyst II
Salary$76,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week35
Company Size(not answered)
LocationMT VERNON, NY
Years Experience2 years

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Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
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Table of Contents

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
County government finance

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Supervisor general ledger and bank reconciliation

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
health, dental, tuition reimbursement

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
under

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Must interact with other department, banks, upper management

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Yes

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Yes

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 1
Benefits: 3
Hours: 4
Co-Workers: 2
Supervisors: 5
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 7

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
prommotion from lower position

What was the application process?
examination, resume

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
No, promoted from lower position

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Must master job skills in lower postion. Entry level accountant and staff accountant.

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes, I have a degee in accounting. Advanced from accounts payable clerk to current position.

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
EXAMINATION

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Accounting degree and previuos experience

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
yes

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Must be able to communicate, have good grasp of accounting and make decisions.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes, I’m eligilbe for retirment at age 55 with full benefits after 31 years of service

What are your current career goals?
hope to one day become manager.

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Hard work is rewarded with more work. Civil services, does not allow for quick advancement. However, the retirement packages and benefits are superior to most places.

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1FINANCIAL ANALYST II276000SUPERVISOR OF GENERAL LEDGER & BANK RECONCILIATION
Prior Job 2ACCOUNTANT II468000SUPERVISOR OF BANK RECONCILIATION AND RESPONSIBLE FOR PRVIDING MANAGEMENT DAILY CASH POSITION

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:2.8

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
2MERCYACCOUNTING B.S.
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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