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Financial Analyst Entry Level

Mississippi Office of the State Treasurer Jackson, MS
  • Expired: 21 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

We are currently seeking a Financial Analyst Entry Level to join our team! This is entry level professional position with investment/banking/finance/accounting work. The incumbent may conduct and/or participate in analysis of department investment/banking/finance/accounting functions to determine the legality of fiscal activities and the effectiveness of accounting systems. The incumbent should develop knowledge of state and federal laws in relation to financial administration and familiarity with various accounting and financial systems in the agency to provide more efficient operations and better internal control. Work is performed in accordance with established regulations, procedures, and administrative directives and under the direction of a Senior Financial Analyst or the Director.


  • Establishes important contacts with banks/investment brokers/state agencies/etc.;

  • Performs balancing operations;

  • Makes routine reports;

  • Assists in preparation of fiscal statements and analyses;

  • Prepares and review reports for accuracy of application and conformity with established departmental policies;

  • Maintains general and/or subsidiary ledgers involving all the major portions of the division's fiscal activities, reflecting a variety of funds;

  • Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:


A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the field of Business, Finance or Accounting;



A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the field of Business, Finance or Accounting;



One (1) year of experience in work related to the described duties.

Mississippi Office of the State Treasurer

The Office of the State Treasurer safeguards and manages Mississippi's financial resources, overseeing the wise investment of funds and searching for new opportunities to enhance the state's economy. The State Treasurer is elected to serve as Mississippi's chief financial officer, a leader charged with overseeing programs critical to the fiscal health of the state and the financial wellbeing of its people. Specific responsibilities of the Office of the State Treasurer include the issuance of state debt, timely payment of principal and interest on the state’s bond and note obligations, and receiving, disbursing, and investing state funds. The Office of the State Treasurer also manages programs that affect Mississippians on a personal level, including the return of unclaimed property to its rightful owners and financial programs that help Mississippi families save for college. State Treasurer Lynn Fitch also serves on nearly a dozen boards and commissions that work to improve the quality of life in Mississippi, from the Mississippi Health Care Trust Fund to the State Bond Commission, from the Mississippi Commission on Work Force Excellence to the Public Employees Retirement System. The elected office of the State Treasurer was created under Article 5, Section 134 of the Mississippi Constitution.


Jackson, MS