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Job Req ID:  92496

Financial Analyst

We are seeking a Financial Analyst who will support the team to best liaison between the University administration, JHHS, and the School of Medicine Business Office. This role erforms comprehensive analysis and projections, relating to business or research trends to improve Departmental operational and financial effectiveness. 


The Financial Analyst will perform analysis of financial reports and data, and prepare subsequent narrative analysis for management inclusive of recommendations. Develop detailed financial models to help reduce cycle times for annual budgeting, projections and reporting. Utilize knowledge of the university's financial accounting systems. This individual should have the ability to work independently to achieve departmental goals, deadlines, and desired outcomes/results.


Reports to:  Director of Finance and Accounting.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plans and conducts simple to moderately complex analysis to determine cost of business activities.
  • Recommends budget adjustments, and other cost improvement measures.
  • Analyzes simple to moderately complex financial data and extracts and defines relevant information; interprets data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and/or to project a financial probability.
  • Develops simple to moderately complex financial models and reports for forecasting, trending, and results analysis.
  • Interprets financial data and transactions of discretionary spending for management making economic or business decisions.
  • Reviews and evaluates current internal/external processes and makes recommendations for improvements for automating and streamlining routine tasks.
  • As assigned, generate and distribute monthly reports and create new reports to improve monitoring of revenues/expenses within the School of Medicine.
  • Uses various software applications, such as spreadsheets, relational databases, and presentations/graphics packages to assemble, manipulate and/or format data and/or reports.
  • Records, classifies, and summarizes financial transactions and events in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles as well as fund accounting.
  • Documents processes and procedures as needed.
  • Function as a team player and works to maintain harmonious working relationships with coworkers, peers and supervisors.
  • Recognize where coworkers need assistance and take initiative to help.


Scope of Responsibility:

  • On a regular and continuing basis, develops knowledge of the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the school/division.  
  • Exhibits sensitivity to the interrelationship of both people and functions within and outside the department.  
  • Have an insatiable desire to solve business puzzles/challenges.


Decision Making:

  • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises administrative judgment and assumes responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results having an impact on people, costs, and/or quality of service within the functional area.



  • May direct the activities of a function and/or represent the function at meetings.



  • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate requiring excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Strong customer service orientation with internal stakeholders.


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field. 
  • Minimum of three years progressively responsible related financial experience required.
  • Advanced knowledge in the use of spreadsheets, presentations and word processing required. Knowledge of financial software applications and database utilization/management preferred.


Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date. 


Computer or Other Special Needs for the Position:

  • Knowledge of SAP accounting system practices and implementation within the Hopkins environment desirable.
  • MS EXCEL – Advanced, with demonstrated knowledge of macros, formulas and other advanced Excel tools and functions required.
  • Additional Microsoft Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Access)  (strongly desired)
  • REPORTING TOOLS – Analysis or similar tools


Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
  • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard. 
  • Occasionally lifting, carrying objects weighing 10lbs. or less. Occasionally pushing, pulling objects weighing 30lbs. or less.


Classified Title: Financial Analyst
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC  
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience  
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: 37.50 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: SOM Admin Finance Budget and Accounting  
Personnel area: School of Medicine 



The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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