Faculty and staff in the Department of Chemistry are committed to developing students' understanding of science and problem solving skills, and preparing them for careers in science and the health professions.
The Department of Chemistry is a part of the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University and offers a variety of outstanding employment opportunities such as academics, scientist positions, laboratory technicians, administrative and information technology support, fiscal services and purchasing, technical services (machinists, electronics, glass blowers), student and teaching services, and much more. Each and every individual in every role is integral to the success of the educational and research mission of the department, the College, and Indiana University as a whole.
The College values diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core strength and essential element in the success of its educational mission. For full diversity statement, click here.
The financial analyst role is responsible for providing support to the Director of Business (Fiscal Officer) and Assistant Director of Business through financial reporting and analysis.
This includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Oversees and manages the day to day fiscal activities of department research and IU Foundation accounts. Audits, maintains, and reconciles IU and IU Foundation accounts to ensure compliance with university policies and procedures. Ensures that critical and sensitive IUF and IU data is handled appropriately.
Manages various accounting functions to include monthly reconciliation of financial statements and revenue.
Fulfills the role of Fiscal Officer Delegate.
Maintains records of financial transactions for compiling and analyzing information to prepare reports on a monthly basis, and as requested.
Identifies needs and assists with development of policies/procedures for budgetary and financial affairs. Serves as expert resource for documenting policy and internal procedures.
Manages financial documents in the KFS system and verifies that information is correct and resolves all discrepancies.
Acts as first point of contact for financial or policy questions. Investigates and resolves any phone or email inquiries regarding procedures or account status.
Monitors financial activities for compliance with University and departmental policies and guidelines.
Assists with planning of special projects and other activities within the Chemistry department.
High school diploma or GED and three years of experience in accounting/bookkeeping.
Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information. Good interpersonal skills and a customer service orientation.
Associate degree with accounting coursework. Familiarity with Indiana University accounting practices, procedures, and policies; ability to learn IU accounting and reporting tools if not already proficient. Ability to analyze complex financial information and distill into concise reports for use by administrators and faculty members. Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, Outlook, and Word. Customer service experience. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with great attention to detail.
Working Conditions / Demands
This position provides critical financial information to departmental decision makers on a routine basis, therefore, it requires a great attention to detail and the initiative to find answers in order to complete various tasks. Financial decisions rely heavily on the reports generated by this position, so the incumbent is expected to provide accurate information in a timely manner and perform these duties efficiently with limited supervision. Incumbent will be asked to provide advice and guidance, as well as interpret donor intent letters for Chemistry foundation accounts.
Department of Chemistry
$36,500 - $38,750
Salary Plan: SS
Salary Grade: 0G
Job Function: Finance
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information .
Campus Safety and Security
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online . You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at email@example.com or by visiting IUPD.
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.