Reporting to the Administrator and the Financial Manager for the Division of Hematology & Oncology, the Financial Analyst will support the day-to-day financial operations of the Division.
Assist with the monitoring of budgets and financial records.
Create and maintain financial reports.
Assist with business plans, analyze data and create ad hoc and periodic reports.
Provide recommendations relating to the impact of financial transactions on budget and operations.
Reconcile accounts, including all grant accounts and advise Finance Manager of significant variances and changes on a timely basis.
Process accounts payable and purchasing transactions, including journal entries.
Assist with quarterly and annual fiscal year close and budget preparation, and quarterly variance reporting.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration with concentration in Finance, or the equivalent in education and/or experience, plus three years of related experience.
Self-starter with ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Cutting edge skills with financial systems including spreadsheet preparation, reports creation and presentation.
Strong Microsoft Excel skills are essential including facility with pivot tables and v-lookups.
Strong organizational and analytical skills, as well as attention to detail.
Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment.
Strong internal and external customer service skills with a high level of initiative to problem-solve.
Knowledge of government and foundational granting requirements, grants administration and PeopleSoft finance.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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