Job Req ID:  113906

Financial Manager

Reporting to the Director of Financial Operations, we are seeking a Financial Manager who will be responsible for providing oversight of the day-to-day financial and accounting operations for the School of Nursing. In collaboration with school leadership, the Financial Manager will develop financial planning & cost analyses, interpret & review financial data to evaluate and determine financial performance, and assist with overall business decisions. This position will have a heavy emphasis on financial modeling, financial analysis, financial planning, and budgeting.

The Financial Manager will train and supervise a Budget Analyst and assume responsibility of reviewing and approving many financial processes and transactions. This position will be the lead role for special ad hoc financial projects, an important element of the internal control environment, a key liaison with internal auditors and departments both within and outside of the SON and will be required to fulfill the duties and authority of the Director of Financial Operations in the Director’s absence.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Closely supports the Director of Financial Operations in formulation of SON’s annual budget & five-year plan and quarterly projections to the Office of Planning and Budget. Enters data into complex budgeting systems and templates.
  • Prepares and distributes the monthly and quarterly financial reporting package to major SON business areas, and high-level GAAP financial statements to the Associate Dean, Finance and Administration.
  • Manages the quarterly and year-end fiscal closing process.
  • Maintains compliance with JHU’s GAAP accounting, cash accounting, fund balance accounting, gift accounting, endowment accounting, and sponsored accounting policies.
  • Works with the Associate Dean, Finance and Administration and Director of Financial Operations on both short and long-term strategic financial planning and analysis activities including providing key information for the five-year financial plans and developing forecast and financial projections based on financial strategy and resources that realistically reflect the School of Nursing's risks and opportunities.
  • Reviews and approves financial processes and transactions including the processing of invoices, check requests, Concur travel reimbursements, online forms for independent contractors, non-SIS invoicing and collection, P-Cards, central bill travel cards, accruals and deferrals, eforms, non-payroll cost transfers, review and reconciliation of financial activity, SAP account maintenance, etc.
  • Reviews and approves monthly accounts reconciliations, corrects errors, and informs the Director of Financial Operations of any problems or discrepancies.
  • Manages SON’s chart of accounts, setting up new accounts and closing existing accounts in accordance JHU accounting guidelines.
  • Works with SON Sponsored Research Finance Team to maintain the strength of uniform practices and procedures, and to ensure that faculty effort is tracked, recorded, and reported accurately.
  • Writes standard operating procedures and develops training materials related to finance and accounting policies for SON and deliver training to SON faculty and staff.
  • Manage one direct report: Budget Analyst position.

Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of general accounting principles and practices with an emphasis on university financial accounting.
  • Significant experience in spreadsheet development and analysis, and the ability to manipulate large data sets using pivot tables, vlookups, and other tools.
  • Demonstrated outstanding analytical skills that allow for interpretation of budgetary, financial and related organizational performance or management information.
  • Demonstrated skills in quantitative financial and budget analyses, including the development of financial models used to forecast financial results under different scenarios.
  • Advanced technical experience in the use of financial software to develop and maintain financial models and automated financial reports.
  • Demonstrated skills in formulating and implementing financial policies and standards to ensure accountability and compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Excellent customer service, oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have ability to build strong relationships with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Exhibits integrity, respect, civility, and ethical behaviors toward staff; supports cultural diversity, equity, and fairness in the workplace.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field.
  • Five years 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
  • CPA and/or MBA a plus.
  • Knowledge of JHU accounting systems and software preferred.
  • Working knowledge of SAP or other enterprise systems.
  • Working knowledge of budget system software (Oracle, Workday, SAP, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Student Information Systems (SIS) for reports related to enrollments, faculty teaching assignments, etc.



Classified Title: Financial Manager 
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE  
Starting Salary Range: $72,600 - $127,000 Annually (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5:00 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/School of Nursing 
Department name: Business Office  
Personnel area: School of Nursing 



Total Rewards
The referenced base salary range represents the low and high end of Johns Hopkins University’s salary range for this position. Not all candidates will be eligible for the upper end of the salary range. Exact salary will ultimately depend on multiple factors, which may include the successful candidate's geographic location, skills, work experience, market conditions, education/training and other qualifications. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:

Education and Experience Equivalency
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 Completing Studies
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.

Background Checks
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.

Diversity and Inclusion
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.

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Vaccine Requirements
Johns Hopkins University strongly encourages, but no longer requires, at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. We still require all faculty, staff, and students to receive the seasonal flu vaccine. 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. This change does not apply to the School of Medicine (SOM). SOM hires must be fully vaccinated with an FDA COVID-19 vaccination and provide proof of vaccination status. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit and all other JHU applicants should visit

The following additional provisions may apply, depending upon 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.

Hybrid: On-site 3-4 days a week