The Finance Team in the Department of Medicine is seeking a qualified Financial Analyst (FA) candidate to perform complex finance functions and/or activities in support of 15 Clinical and Research Divisions, the Director of Finance, the Department Leadership team and the functional areas (Administration, HR, Facilities, Faculty Affairs, etc). With a focus on efficient business operations and client support, the FA will own, maintain, and optimize annual processes, fund and commitment management, financial reporting, and actively work to resolve detailed expense, revenue, and funding issues. The FA will lead process improvements, design Business Intelligence queries and dashboards, solve operational challenges, manage effective financial control, and represent the Finance team at all levels within the university.
Create, maintain and publish faculty productivity performance reporting using excel or other systems. This will require engaged and clear communication with senior management and faculty across the division to understand business drivers.
Provide productivity performance subject matter expertise to support achievement of the division's goal.
Periodically review and analyze division financial results, become a division revenue and expense subject matter expert, troubleshoot issues or problems.
Design and perform ad hoc analyses of large complex data sets. Identify and resolve complex issues which may span multiple areas.
Construct and assemble data or business cases to facilitate decision making for new initiatives; develop conclusions, and present high level summary of recommendations.
Conduct analysis and recognize exceptions. Participate in developing solutions that may require policy changes or the development of new processes; maintain broader division and department perspective in decision making.
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.
Contribute to division and department strategy; assist in the development of change management plans and materials as needed.
Develop and maintain desktop procedures and process documentation for area of responsibility.
Participate in critical analysis of existing systems and processes, and identify opportunities for process improvement.
Review and approve department expenses, manage purchase orders and administer invoicing
Lead finance contact supporting third party educational consortium; works directly with senior staff managing this program.
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