The Business Analyst supports the Director of Finance and Administration and is a key member of the Facilities team. They are responsible for supporting the management of the department's accounting systems, policies, and processes within the context of Wellesley College's financial policies and procedures. The Business Analyst draws on both technical expertise and exemplary communication skills to fulfill the business needs of the Department. They report to the Director of Finance and Administration.
Primary Position Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of Director of Finance and Administration, they ensure that all financial transactions for the Department are processed appropriately. Processes/Issues contracts, purchase orders, vendor invoices, assigns appropriate cost codes, and ensures work-flow processes flow smoothly.
Monitors the FM&P budget in whole and per area to ensure it is within budget limits and/or fiscal practices are followed. This includes allocations, expenditures, fund balances and related financial activities.
Analyzes financial information (e.g. labor and non-labor expenditures, utility expenses, cash management, cost projections, etc.) to provide support, and recommendations to the Director of Finance and Administration
Prepares financial and budget tracking reports for each shop and/or business units.
Works with Directors within Facilities to re-engineer systems, processes and procedures to improve financial reporting and streamline workflows.
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