Works independently with all levels of management and individuals across the University, to gather, analyze, summarize, and prepare recommendations regarding financial plans, operating forecasts and similar complex financial matters.
Tracks and evaluates capital projects submitted through the Universityâ™s capital request tool.
Serves as the primary budget liaison to a portfolio of capitally-intensive academic and administrative units.
Builds and maintains complex financial models using Excel/Visual Basic (VBA), Hyperion, and other systems as necessary.
Prepares presentations to convey financial and administrative matters to members of the University community, including senior administration and board members.
Evaluates the impact of deal terms in negotiations with potential University partnerships.
Takes initiative in the development, interpretation and implementation of complex financial/accounting concepts and advanced techniques for financial planning and control.
Performs long-term forecasting, business case analysis, quantitative modeling support for revenues, scenario analysis, return on investment analysis, and capital investment analysis.
Takes a leading role in project management initiatives in the Provost Budget Office.
Develops and implements metrics and methodologies for evaluating financial performance of the University in comparison to peer institutions.
Works mostly independently and serves as a financial strategy and modeling contributor. Acts as a trusted advisor and recommends improvements on financial strategy and situation.
Conducts financial research to advance decision-making and communication for critical stakeholders. Solves financial problems by designing and executing regular and ad hoc financial analysis, including forecasting, risk analysis, and evaluation of strategic options.
Identifies critical areas for attention and analysis. Devises approaches for improving the general level of strategic and analytical thinking.
Performs other related work as needed.
A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, statistics, computer science, business administration or economics.
Five years of experience in accounting, finance, statistics, computer sciences, or business administration.
Financial modeling experience.
Substantial prior responsibility for developing and maintaining complex financial models.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Knowledge of various financial principles, practices, and applications including budgeting, financial planning, financial analysis, and financial reporting.
Knowledge of financial computing and database software applications.
Knowledge of GAAP accounting, restricted fund accounting.
Strong analytical and organizational skills; attention to detail.
Intellectual versatility and creativity.
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to establish and maintain relationships at all organizational levels.
Flexibility and ability to work effectively and gracefully under considerable time pressure on high visibility, high stakes projects.
Independently complete projects on time and accurately with minimal supervision.
Work non-traditional hours when necessary.
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