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This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Medical School Finance Office. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The Senior Budget Analyst provides financial analysis, reporting and budgeting services to central admin departments. As part of the Resource Planning and Analysis office reporting team, the analyst plays a critical role in maintaining the School’s General Operating accounts, preparing the School Budget, preparing the School Fiscal Year-End Financial Statements and other regular and special financial reports for School of Medicine senior management review.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serves as Dean’s Office liaison for budget and financial reporting matters to assigned departments and administrative and support services. Duties related to each of these are:
Assists central admin departments with the preparation of their annual budget and plan, along with associated materials (including variance explanations) in the required formats as needed for review by senior management.
Controls Accounting Information System (AIS) accounts and account profiles used by the departments for budgeting and financial reporting purposes including maintenance of approved budget amounts and reporting codes.
Assists central admin departments on a daily basis as questions arise on accounting, financial procedure and financial reporting matters.
Prepares quarterly and year-end period closing accounting entries.
Prepares quarterly fiscal year-to-date and fiscal year-end financial reports and associated materials (including variance explanations) with the assistance of the department; these clearly portray the financial activities and status of the department, especially general reserve levels, for review by senior management.
Analyzes financial activity in the department to determine conformity with School, University, industry and GAAP procedures, policies, guidelines and standards.
Supports additional assigned functions and financial subject areas (across all applicable departments). For each of these functions and subject areas, the duties are:
Creates and maintains the relevant budgets and financial accounts by preparing the appropriate data or transactions.
Maintains documentation recording the status of the area and the relevant office procedures.
Communicates, receives direction or coordinates as needed with other involved parties from departments, WUSM Central Administration, support services, University CFU, Hilltop Schools, external parties, etc.
Provides WUSM senior management with additional information or analyses as requested.
Other General Responsibilities:
Assists with Office preparation for budget process and all period closings, and the creation of consolidated School of Medicine financial reports and supporting documents.
Assists with management of elements of School of Medicine General Operating Funds as assigned, and with the execution of various financial arrangements between the Dean and other parties.
Other tasks as, on occasion, may be assigned by the Assistant Dean for Finance, other School of Medicine Officers, or the Director of Finance.
Equivalent of BS in accounting or related field with training and experience in accounting and accounting analysis, designing and writing computerized reports for analysis with 3 years experience in health care accounting.
CPA or relevant Master’s Degree desirable.
Experience in health care, physician group, research institution and university environments desirable.
Analytical and organizational skills with attention to detail.
Working knowledge of standard accounting procedures.
Ability to utilize computerized systems – accounting, word processing, e-mail, internet, etc.
Ability to function effectively under deadlines and manage multiple priorities.
Effective communication skills (written and verbal).
The hiring range for this position is $63,586 - $82,701 annually.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G13.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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