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Job Req ID:  100165

Financial Analyst

We are seeking a Financial Analyst  who will assist in the coordination of the creation of the annual operating budget. This will include creation of the base budget documents for each cost center for both personnel and non-personnel expenses.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for analysis, monitoring, reconciliation and funding of capital projects, including both Facilities Management projects and IT capital projects.
  • Reviews and approves departmental check requisitions, deposits, shopping carts, and transfers, as well as PCard purchases, ensuring compliance with University financial and administrative policies.
  • Coordinates divisional year-end closing with the UA Business Office.
  • Assists with the compilation of information related to expenditures and revenue budgets.
  • Assist in the development of financial reports for forecasting and results analysis.
  • Assist in financial studies regarding projected changes in revenues and expenditures.
  • Provides targeted SAP/BW training to staff members.
  • Run routine and non-routine SAP and Analysis reports as information needs arise.
  • Analyze monthly budget reports for individual cost centers utilizing knowledge of planned performance and trend analysis.
  • Develop a year end projection. Pursue anomalies and process transfers if needed.
  • Meet with cost center managers to validate analysis and gain in-depth knowledge. Incorporate meeting findings into analysis and amend as needed. Ensure cost center managers and appropriate senior management understand and agree with results of analysis.
  • Review and approve capital project requests to ensure proper set up,identify funding sources and length of payback. Work with Inter-Entity to set up monthly assessments.
  • Monitor monthly capital project expenditures, funding and settlements. Gather supporting documentation and ensure accuracy. Analyze significant discrepancies and work with Fixed Assets, Facilities Management and Information Technology to resolve errors.
  • Inform and communicate financial problems and issues to the Finance & Administration Officer and report on the status of current and pending issues.
  • Train others in budget related policies and procedures. Develop and maintain training manual.
  • Coordinates the year-end closing process by creating and running both standard and ad-hoc reports, analyzing results and identifying issues. Resolve any issues by working with the individual departmental contacts and prepares written analysis of resolutions. Time critical process.
  • Reviews and approves non-payroll cost transfers, non-sponsored budget changes and set up, shopping carts, online payment requests and PCard charges. May also approve Concur expense reports as the finance approver. Complete necessary documents and forms, apply appropriate codes and follow established processing procedures.
  • Execute and complete special projects and information requests.
  • Locate and compile information and format reports, graphs, tables, records and other sources of information.
  • Use various software applications, such as spreadsheets, presentations, and word processing, to assemble, manipulate and/or format data and/or reports.

Special Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Knows the formal and informal divisional goals, standards, policies and procedures.
  • Familiarity with the departments within University Administration and the academic divisions.
  • Works independently and notifies supervisor of current or pending issues.
  • Is sensitive to the interrelationship of both people and functions within the department, division, University and Hopkins Enterprise.
  • 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 division.
  • Works independently and must be able to manage multiple tasks/assignments simultaneously.
  • Due to access to confidential information, individual must be discreet and protect that information.
  • Must be excellent communicator, written and oral.

Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field.
    • Three years progressively responsible related financial/accounting experience.
      • Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
      • Proficiency in the use of software applications, databases, spreadsheets, presentations, and/or word processing required.

      Preferred Qualifications
      • Johns Hopkins University and SAP experience highly desirable.


      Classified Title: Financial Analyst   
      Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC  
      Starting Salary Range: $52,230 - $71,890 (Commensurate with experience)
      Employee group: Full Time 
      Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
      Exempt Status: Exempt 
      Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus 
      Department name: ​​​​​​​VP for Public Safety Office of
      Personnel area: University Administration 


      Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:

      30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.


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


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