Support the University’s financial and strategic goals by assisting in the preparation and management of short and long-range financial plans, including the annual operating and capital budgets.
Assist in the development of financial plans and manage expense and revenue models to help reduce the time it takes the University to develop its annual operating budget, mid-year projections and financial reports.
Conduct financial research, modeling, and analysis to support critical decisions; develop actionable recommendations based on the research; effectively communicate analyses and recommendations to the Finance Office leadership team through both oral presentations and written documents.
Support the University’s budget operations as necessary, including budget modifications and journal entries.
Work with the University’s academic schools and administrative departments to plan, develop and test financial tools to improve scenario planning and analysis.
Assist in the development of methods to measure the cost of providing instruction and institutional business activities.
Provide mentoring and training in financial practices and tools to University staff.
Follow and enforce University policies and procedures and applicable legal rules and regulations.
Bachelor’s Degree in finance, accounting or related field; MBA or similar degree a plus.
Minimum of three years in financial planning and analysis roles that demonstrate a track record of increasing responsibilities.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office with advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills; must at the minimum be familiar with Pivot tables, VLOOKUPs and similar tools and formulas in Excel.
Experience with financial systems and data query tools.
Must be familiar with key financial drivers in higher education.
Experience making predicative analyses.
Experience with integrating strategic planning and financial planning.
Systems experience with HSF, TM1, IBM Planning Analytics, etc.
Experience implementing systems and user interfaces (e.g. dashboarding).
Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Proven ability to explain complex financial information and make presentations to senior leaders.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize work to meet multiple, competing deadlines.
Demonstrated problem-solving abilities with a keen attention to detail.
Ability to work independently to achieve goals, deadlines and desired outcomes/results.
Internal Number: A09135
About Fordham University
Fordham Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United kingdom.