As a member of the Harvard Library Finance team and reporting to the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis, the Sr. Financial Analyst will provide direct support in preparing fiscal year budgets, mid-year forecasts as well as monthly management reporting and analysis for the Harvard Library and Harvard College Library. The Sr. Financial Analyst will be the financial partner to a designated subset of the Shared Services and libraries, providing a full range of financial support including reporting, budgeting and forecasting, as well as project and fund level budgets as needed. This position will also provide key decision support including creating/updating financial models and operational analysis.
Key attributes required include outstanding analytical and problem solving skills, accountability for results, strong partnership and collaboration, attention to detail, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and proven ability to work well with others in a team setting.
At the Harvard Library, our work is enriched by our diverse campus community. Our unique and wide-ranging abilities, experiences, and perspectives are integral to achieving Harvard University's mission of excellence in research, teaching, and learning for our patrons, our collections, and our workplace. We believe that an inclusive environment that cultivates and promotes understanding, respect, and collaboration across our diverse workforce enables our success.
We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and abilities to apply to be a part of our community of over 700 staff members. Our work with faculty, students and researchers to explore answers to intellectual questions, enduring and new, and to seek solutions to the world's most consequential problems, requires that we not only reflect, but also champion our diverse society.
A global leader, the Harvard Library is a pre-eminent research library that acquires, disseminates, and preserves knowledge. Harvard's Library holdings range from traditional print collections to rapidly expanding inventories of digital resources. It is the work of the Harvard Library to provide the University's faculty, students, and researchers—now and in the future—with comprehensive access over time to all of these materials.
The Harvard Library is a proud member of the ACRL Diversity Alliance.
Salary Grade: 058
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
MBA or Master's degree in relevant field preferred
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
Advanced knowledge of budget management, financial analysis and financial modeling; working knowledge of accounting principles
experience with financial systems and data query tools
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. T...he University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.