Job Req ID:  111619

Financial Manager

The Office of Research Animal Resources (RAR) is seeking a Financial Manager to oversee the operational budget for the Service Center including liaising with HR, Payroll, Research Administration, and Central Finance. This position will be responsible for the management of finance staff, financial analysis and reporting, operating budget, compliance with government and non-government regulations. The position will provide data and tools for decision making, resulting in improved financial processes. This position will report to the RAR Administrator and directly supervise finance staff (Sr. Financial Analyst and Procurement Office team). Along with the RAR Administrator, they will develop, monitor, and maintain an annual operating budget of ~$15M.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assume a leadership role in the development of the Service center and general funds budgets.
  • Project and analyze long-term trends in total budget for the Service Center, including analysis of expected changes in policing and security trends, and staffing composition as well as analysis and resolution of short-term issues.
  • Ensure efficient management of established budgets by overseeing loading of budget reconciling budget information and changes and extracting and analyzing financial data to assist in management of the unit's operations.
  • Manage the preparation of monthly financial transactions, accruals, journal entries, and non-payroll cost transfers.
  • Prepare monthly reports (ongoing and ad hoc) for performance management monitoring, such as but not limited to Control Salary, Cost Overruns, Cash Deficit, Undistributed Budgets, Financial Status Reports updates.
  • Interpret and review financial data to evaluate and determine financial performance and financial projections.
  • Perform comprehensive financial analysis relating to business or research trends to improve financial effectiveness and compliance with JHU, and or agency regulations and restrictions.
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions with direction (as necessary) from others.
  • Interpret technical and detailed guidelines, policies, and procedures, as well as explain or describes moderately complex information and presentation materials.
  • Collaborate with appropriate internal and external administrative offices to ensure that required policies and procedures are followed.
  • Provide instruction and answer questions relating to procedures and serve as liaison between the business office and unit areas.
  • Identify opportunities and champion major initiatives for continuous improvement in support of internal controls and financial reporting processes.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of payroll/personnel and budget information.
  • Assist senior leadership with strategic planning.
  • Supervision of 3+ direct reports.
  • Responsible for effective staff management, including hiring and orientation, training and development, workflow and performance management.
  • Oversee training of staff and develop procedures to improve efficiency, effectiveness.
  • Promote an inclusive and innovative work environment.


Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of accounting and budgeting theory and practice.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills as well as tact and discretion, including the ability to present complex material in a useful and understandable fashion to diverse audiences.
  • Ability to build and sustain positive and collaborative working relationships with a wide range of constituents.
  • Analytical thinker with proven planning skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with financial analysis, financial reporting, budget development and forecasting.
  • Thorough knowledge of external Federal guidelines/procedures for grants and contracts.
  • Expert skill level in all Microsoft Office applications. Advanced knowledge of financial software applications and spreadsheets.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a high-volume environment.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work with flexibility on several tasks simultaneously and to meet various concurrent deadlines.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field.
  • Five years of progressively responsible and related financial/accounting and financial management experience, e.g., planning, directing, monitoring, organizing, and controlling the monetary resources of a department, center, or unit.
  • Additional education (Master's in a related field) may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters of Business Administration.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Administrative and financial management experience in a university setting.
  • Knowledge of JHU on-line systems for budgets, purchasing and accounting.

 


 

Classified Title: Financial Manager 
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE  
Starting Salary Range: Min $72,600 - Max $127,000 Annually (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: 5/37.5 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Admin Research Animal Resources  
Personnel area: University Administration 

 

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

 

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:
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 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.

**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.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

 

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

 

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf

Accommodation Information

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

 

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

 

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

 

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

 

 

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/.

Accommodation Information
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit https://accessibility.jhu.edu/.

Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law:
https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf

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