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FINANCIAL ANALYST , Sloan School of Management-Finance Department , to collaborate with key stakeholders, senior leadership, and the director of financial planning and analysis on ad-hoc analysis, reporting, budgeting, and long-term planning. Will identify areas of improvement and provide solutions; develop an understanding of roles/responsibilities associated with Sloan's units, centers/initiatives, and academic areas; develop trend analyses for revenue/expenses framed within the context of budgets, forecasts, and long-range plans; generate and ensure the quality control of budget forms/templates; guide business partners through the end-to-end budget process, analyzing and framing their submissions; develop and implement monthly/quarterly/yearly management reporting; prepare, analyze, and distribute monthly variance reports and PowerPoint packages; train/support portfolio personnel on budget processes and financial policies; develop/deliver presentations to portfolio leads and senior leadership; facilitate zero-based budget development for portfolio; analyze long-range plan data and create budget materials for the MIT provost; gather, analyze, and benchmark MIT Sloan to external comparisons; evaluate opportunities using cost benefit, breakeven, or discount cash flow analyses; and conduct/evaluate what-if analysis on various scenarios.
REQUIRED: bachelor's degree (master's preferred); a minimum of three years' experience relevant to financial planning and analysis; experience with budgeting, analysis, financial reporting, and nonprofit accounting; ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with clients/stakeholders across the Institute; exceptional quantitative abilities, problem solving skills, and financial acumen; excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; discretion and good judgment with confidential information/issues; and advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills. Experience with SAP, data warehouses, Tableau, and Think Cell preferred; as is experience in a higher education/nonprofit setting. Job #16424-P
Internal Number: 16424
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