Job ID: 2021-8340 Type: University Development and Alumni Relations (WS1006) # of Openings: 1 Category: Finance/Real Estate/Procurement/Grant Management New York University
The Financial and Operations Analyst’s primary role is to provide analytical, technical, and execution support to the UDAR Business Operations and Administration team, reporting to the Associate Director of Business Operations and Administration. On a day-to-day basis, the Financial and Operations Analyst will:
• Monitor and perform daily maintenance on UDAR operational budgets, including expense tracking, preparation of financial and operational reports,and the submission of budget modifications and journal entries as appropriate
• Provide technical and operational support to the Associate Director during annual review and submission of UDAR fiscal year operational budget
• Maintain strategic financial and operational plans as directed by the Associate Director, in support of Business Operations and UDAR goals
• In collaboration with the Associate Director and NYU central administrative units, monitor and maintain tools for global staff travel and fundraising, including credit cards and other payment solutions, ensuring compliance and timely payment of balances
• Provide financial and operational support to UDAR budget managers and administrative staff, including the delivery of financial reports, triage of basic financial and operational issues, and guidance on University and UDAR financial and operational policies and procedures
• Compile and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) for UDAR (financial, operational, and programmatic) in collaboration with the Associate Director
• Draft and deliver regular UDAR-wide communications regarding financial and operational processes, trainings, and deadlines
• Manage UDAR student employee program, facilitating hiring, budget, and space allocation for on-campus student workers
• Triage staff facilities and operational requests forUDAR
• Assist with special projects as necessary
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience: 2+ years of operational and quantitative analytical experience
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Strong quantitative skills. Ability to use databases, workflow systems, and presentation and graphic design software. Ability to understand management strategic goals and broader processes, identify operational and financial needs, and develop action plans for ongoing support. Intermediate understanding of finance and budgeting concepts, and ability to create complex analyses using quantitative and qualitative departmental data. Demonstrated proficiency with intermediate to advanced level Microsoft Word, Excel, and Visio. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with colleagues. Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and directives.
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