Serves as a liaison with financial administrators within operational units on financial, budget, and accounting issues.
Prepares and/ or advises others on operational budgets for departments or other operational units
Analyzes budget estimates and proposals for completeness; accuracy; and conformance with established procedures, regulations, and organizational objectives.
Consolidates individual budgets into operating and capital budget summaries which argue for or against funding requests.
Submits budget summaries to management.
Assists managers in analyzing the proposed plan and devising possible alternatives if the projected results are unsatisfactory.
Maintains and tracks key business drivers, such as student funding sources, grant submissions and awards, grant directs, IDCs, etc.
Prepares and deploys status reports to key users, providing meaningful information on projects, budgets and budget variances, statistics and productivity.
Works with all levels of organization (including all levels of management) to answer inquiries and provide information, assist with financial improvement action plans and complete various financial analysis projects.
Uses benchmark data for planning and incorporates it into analysis and presentations.
Recommends changes to systems and procedures to ensure conformance with budgetary provisions.
Leads efforts to assess, modify and/or develop and implement more timely and consistent processes/systems to increase efficiency, accuracy and mindfulness of information.
Provides analytical support for more complex budget projects.
Utilize various financial analysis techniques including cost-benefit analysis, break-even analysis, IRR/NPV/TVM analysis, financial scenario analysis, to review financial requests, assess program tradeoffs, and explore alternative funding methods.
Assists in monitoring Faculty effort and incentive plans.
Develops and maintains key performance indicator reports/dashboards in clinical, research, and administrative areas.
Assesses the efficiency and effectiveness of programs before new programs begin or existing programs are changed.
Provide training and education as needed to inside and outside department employees.â‚â‚â‚â‚â‚
Knowledge of financial computing and database software applications required.
Knowledge of various financial principles, practices, and applications including budgeting, financial planning, and financial reporting required.
Strong financial modeling skills required.
Intellectual versatility and creativity required.
Strong analytical and organizational skills required.
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills required.
Ability to think strategically and translate into operational objectives required.
Ability to independently develop and analyze alternative solutions and make recommendations required.
Ability to work closely with senior Division Management required.
Ability to work effectively under considerable time pressure on high visibility, high stakes projects required.
Strong educational background with focus in economics, business, or related technical field required.
Strong practical knowledge of financial analysis methodologies required.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills required. Ability to establish and maintain relationships at all organizational levels required.
Flexibility and ability to work effectively and gracefully under considerable time pressure on high visibility, high stakes projects required. Intellectual versatility and creativity required.
Ability to work non-traditional hours when necessary required.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in a related field required.
MBA or advanced degree in finance, public policy, not-for-profit administration, healthcare administration, or a related field preferred.
A minimum of five years of financial analysis experience required.
Experience in Healthcare, University or a not-for-profit organization strongly preferred.
Financial modeling experience strongly preferred.
Cover Letter preferred
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