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Jacobs Financial Analyst in Englewood, Colorado

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Position Summary

The Business and Finance Group’s Financial Analyst will help our clients make sound financial decisions by providing leading-edge consulting services today and reinventing tomorrow.

Supporting a range of clients from water utilities to transportation agencies, the financial analyst will produce financial and market intelligence and generate periodic reports and analysis using various sources of data. Ability to identify data patterns and trends from various information sources to provide business insights and produce sound recommendations for clients is key. Applicants should be able to communicate well, both in person and in writing, and be capable of analyzing and processing operational and financial data. Ideally, applicants should be effective at coordinating group efforts and ensuring the accuracy of business data through testing procedures. Project types are broad and varied, and could include:

  • Cost of Service/Utility Rates and Charges

  • Strategic Financial Planning and System Valuation

  • 'Value for Money’ studies and other related evaluations of procurement and project delivery/finance options

  • Capital Improvements Plan (CIP) Prioritization

  • Rate and Other Financial Elements of Stormwater Utility Development

  • The Financial Components of Asset Management Planning and Implementation

  • Grantsmanship

  • Business Process and Return on Investment Analysis

  • Business Intelligence

The financial analyst is an intermediate-level team member. His/her work will provide exposure to a range of financial systems consulting services. Through this exposure, some specialization will be developed least one of the areas identified above. The ideal candidate will be project/client oriented and may entail being involved in a few or several projects simultaneously. The candidate may also assist business development efforts, such as proposal preparation or client relationship support.

Under supervision, suited to assignment complexity, the incumbent will:

  • Develop and/or prepare financial models for utility cost of service, rate and charge studies

  • Assist in the preparation of economic impact, cost-effectiveness, and other analytic studies as input to client reports (such as engineering facilities’ plans, environmental impact assessments, among others)

  • Assist in the development of infrastructure renewal/replacement and Capital Improvement Plan prioritization models (both development of tailored models and use of off-the-shelf software and applications of Jacobs-developed models, such as the prioritization models adapted from the models developed by Jacobs for the AWWA Research Foundation’s Capital Planning Strategy Manual).

  • Provide support to other Financial Service initiatives, including system valuations, financial plans, and asset management studies

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience required OR with a Master's degree, a minimum 2-4 years' experience required

  • Basic familiarity with spreadsheet and database models, preferably Microsoft Excel and Access, is required

  • Business related MS degree (MA, MS, MBA, MEng) with education and experience in finance/economics (municipal finance or cost allocations a plus) preferred

  • Technical degree and engineering experience is preferred

  • Critical Thinking: Analyzing data to identify patterns and evaluate for validity; optimizing business outcomes given customer needs and constraints; proactively proposing new ideas and solutions given business needs.

  • Active Listening: Giving full attention to conversations, asking appropriate questions and comprehending key points; understanding relevant context; building relationships while actively seeking out new information.

  • Writing: Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience; considering one’s audience (e.g., technical versus functional audience) and writing accordingly; tailoring one’s writing to the use case (e.g., status update versus business case and proposed solution); ideally, writing in concise, focused, and readable way.

acobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Typical salary range for this position is $56,300 to $87,950, and is commensurate with experience relative to the position.


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.