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The Financial Analyst position will perform complex finance functions and/or activities requiring advanced knowledge and application of internal policies, external regulations, precedents, and systems.
S/he will develop annual budgets, reconcile accounts, prepare monthly income and expense reports, track and project financial accounts. S/he will assists with submission of sponsored research proposals and oversee post award research administration for proposals that are awarded. S/he will prepare purchase requisitions, travel reimbursements, ordering of supplies other financial documents.
This position involves a high degree of day-to-day financial operations including bonus payments, financial transfer processing and managing day-to-day financial commitments, and tracking/reconciling funds. This position will be expected to complete work independently, and manage a key area within a finance operation, as needed.
Perform and design ad hoc analyses of large complex data sets: reconcile complex accounts. Identify and resolve complex issues which may span multiple areas.
Construct and assemble data for budgeting and decision making; develop conclusions, and present high-level summary of recommendations. May develop annual budget for individual department/unit.
Process financial transactions (e.g. Transfer Journals, Other iJournals, One-Time Payments, Recurring payments, Purchase Requisitions, Expense Request Processing, etc.).
Construct and assemble data for budgeting and decision-making; develop conclusions, and present high-level summary of recommendations. May develop annual budget for individual department/unit.
Conduct analysis and resolution, and recognize exceptions. Participate in developing solutions that may require policy changes or the development of new processes; maintain broader organizational perspective in decision-making.
Execute internal control programs established by management, research new regulations, and recommend and implement approved changes. May manage compliance program for area of responsibility, and create complex compliance reports.
Develop reports and presentations of complex financial data and metrics for management and third parties.
Participate as a member of a project team; support new initiatives. Make decisions determining approach to managing and completing processes.
Provide consulting advice to client group(s); serve as a resource on matters that require specific technical, financial, or subject matter expertise; support negotiations with external partners.
May supervise, train, coach, and review the work of other staff, as needed. Contribute primarily through applying individual expertise.
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