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Financial Analyst, Office of Financial Planning and Analysis – Division of Financial Affairs
The Financial Analyst will provide both ongoing and ad hoc financial analysis to support the mission of the Office of Financial Planning and Analysis. This individual will provide monthly monitoring of campus and department operating performance, spending on capital projects, and monitoring of cash flow performance using both the direct and indirect method of cash flow reporting, produce regular reports and provide guidance to campus financial staff on proper recording of transactions. The individual will help to calculate allocations based on existing methodologies for university wide expenses and share those calculations with campus business officers and the Office of General Accounting.
In reviewing operating results, the individual works with various departments in the campuses and in Financial Affairs to help explain variances. The individual will also work with the Director of Debt and Liquidity Management to explain capital spending and cash flow results. The individual performs ad-hoc complex financial analyses, including the development of new project and operating proformas, as necessary to support the AVP of Financial Planning and Analysis, and other members of the Office of Financial Planning and Analysis. The individual also assists the Deputy University Budget Director in preparing the Financial Plan and the annual Report of the Chief Financial Officer. Duties include but are not limited to:
Ongoing Monitoring of Financial Performance
Produce Monthly Financial Reports (Operating, Capital, and Direct and Indirect Cash Flow)
Report significant variances, and document reasons for variances
Ad Hoc Financial Analysis
Produce Proforma analysis for new programs and capital projects
Produce financial analysis and reports as requested for operating, capital, and cash flow performance
Support the production of the University's Annual Financial Report
Support for Financial Plan Development
Produce schedules for various allocations (debt service, depreciation, central services allocation)
Produce projections for endowment income
Produce the supporting schedules and analysis included in the financial plan (income statement, capital plan, tuition and fee schedule, etc)
Produce any other supporting reports and analysis as needed for the development and production of the Financial Plan
Other Duties as Assigned
May provide additional analysis on economic conditions (interest rates, inflation, etc)
May serve as a backup for processing wire transfers in the banking system
May serve as a backup for delegation of GMS inboxes when responsible staff are out of the office
Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Finance or Accounting
Three to five years of professional experience in performing complex financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting
Strong working knowledge and experience in MS Excel (pivot tables), Word and PowerPoint
Knowledge of Cognos
Knowledge of principles and practices of fund accounting and budgeting as well as experience in higher educational organization
Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
Ability to prioritize competing projects and work under pressure to meet stringent deadlines
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