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Job Req ID:  64337

Financial Analyst

The Department of Pediatrics has approximately 200 faculty/fellows and 600 staff members with an annual budget of over 100 million dollars. We are seeking a Financial Analyst  who will develop non-sponsored budgets, oversee/review accounts, reconcile budget information, and extract and analyze data to assist in the management of the Department and Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. In addition, this position will review monthly non-sponsored and clinical financial reports and monitor revenues/expenditures for various business lines. The Department’s business lines include, but are not limited to clinical, general, discretionary, designated, and endowment funds.


In addition, the financial analyst will perform comprehensive analysis relating to business or research trends to improve divisional financial effectiveness and compliance with JHU, JHH and/or agency regulations and restrictions. The main detailed responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to processing departmental financial transactions, preparing monthly financial reports and P&L statements for faculty and administrators, initiating salary support changes in payroll and reducing control salary/overpayments. This position will report directly to the Sr. Finance Manager.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Budgetary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in preparation of department’s annual operating budget.
  • Analyze budget patterns and project expenditures.
  • Monitor expenditures throughout the budgetary period and identify and communicate over expenditures to faculty and administrative staff.
  • Coordinate and participate in the development of unrestricted funds budgets, including programmatic funds, endowments, and gift accounts.


Financial Reporting/Analysis Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for generation and distribution of monthly reports and creation of new reports to improve monitoring of expenses within the department.
  • Perform monthly budget reconciliation and cost projections to resolve funding shortfalls/budget variances and ensure consistency with budgeted funds.
  • Assist with analyzing divisional variances through MedVitals, SAP or other applicable financial reporting system.
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions with direction, as necessary, from others.
  • Must be able to interpret technical and detailed guidelines, policies and procedures, as well as explain or describe moderately complex information and presentation materials.


Financial Daily/Weekly/Monthly Responsibilities:

  • Submit monthly financial transactions such as KB15N’s, journal entries, and non-payroll cost transfers within the department and the children’s center.
  • Process check deposits and gift donations.
  • Reconcile accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Coordinate reduction of control salary within designated areas assigned.
  • Complete monthly reconciliations on designated areas.
  • Monitor and process transactions to correct divisional default accounts.
  • Prepare and process online check requests, travel reimbursements, employee reimbursements, and purchase orders.


Customer Service & Teamwork Expectations:

  • Is courteous and pleasant in person and on the telephone with coworkers, patients, visitors, and supervisors.
  • Serve as a representative of the division.  
  • Functions as a team player and works to maintain harmonious working relationships with coworkers, peers and supervisors.
  • Recognize where coworkers need assistance and takes initiative to help.
  • Demonstrate ability for self-direction and initiation, as well as ability to work independently and as part of a team, to address problems/tasks.
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or other related field
  • Three years progressively responsible related financial/accounting experience required.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience and related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of University financial policies, practices and procedures.
  • Understanding of financial reporting, budget preparation and account reconciliation.
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong analytical skills required.
  • Must be able to multitask, set and manage multiple priorities, and respond quickly to changing needs and goals.
  • Ability to work independently for long periods of time and embrace a team oriented environment.
  • Ability to exercise administrative judgment and assume responsibility for consequences and results of actions. Exercise mature judgment, sensitivity, and diplomacy when dealing with all internal and external constituents.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Excellent computer skills using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint).
  • Knowledge of SAP, EPSi, Tableau, and COGNOS is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge and use of PC, printer, and general office equipment.


JHU Equivalency Formula:  30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.  Additional related experience may substitute for the 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. 


Classified Title: Financial Analyst
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC 
Starting Salary Range: $51,210 - $70,480 annually (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Mon-Fri/8:30-5pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: ​​​​​​​School of Medicine Campus

Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Ped Financial Management 
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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