Job Req ID:  113237

Financial Manager

Reporting to the Associate Director of Finance, we are seeking a Financial Manager who will ensures the School of Education's Academic Programs are adhering to JHU controls, policies and procedures and also provides direction and resolution regarding difficult and complex issues. Will support Academic Departments with the School of Education, including Department Chairs, and the academic staff which support these areas. This position will also support administrative areas within the school. Works towards revenue maximization by understanding and overseeing the use of various funding sources within the School. Develops financial planning and cost analyses in collaboration with school leadership. Develops, interprets and reviews financial data to evaluate and determine financial performance and financial projections to assist school leadership in making overall business decisions. This position will have a heavy emphasis on financial modeling, financial analysis, and financial planning.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities


  • Provides oversight in the development, preparation, monitoring, projections (enrollments, personnel and non-personnel expenses), and reconciling of academic and administrative budgets. Working closely with Chairs and Directors, develops financial reports for forecasting, supports administrative and financial needs of programs.
  • Create financial systems, structures, and controls. Develop a financial report of operations to summarize the school’s financial performance.
  • Develops reports and tools to measure and improve programs financial performance.
  • Works closely with Department Chairs to develop and manage the annual and five-year plans for programs and budgets.
  • Works with the Sr. Associate Dean for Finance and Operations, and Associate Director of Finance on both short and long-term programmatic strategic financial planning 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 Education's risks and opportunities.
  • Management of Academic Memorandum’s of Understanding (MOU’s) and partnerships of Academic Programs.
  • Monitors department budget for profitability.
  • Designs and produces various reports utilizing institutional data to create monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Reviews and approves monthly accounts reconciliations and/or business plan activity, corrects errors, and informs the Associate Director of Finance of any problems or discrepancies.
  • Develops strategies with the Associate Director of Finance for establishing and utilizing departmental discretionary funds.
  • Liaison with academic staff regarding correct preparation of various forms such check deposits, online payments, travel reimbursements (initiated through Concur), shopping cart and other related financial transactions.
  • Approval of Procurement Cards.
  • Allocates resources and develops efficiencies to improve and maintain the services of the school and to ensure positive financial performance.
  • Provides departmental information as requested by the school or external entities as requested and appropriate.
  • Assists with compliance matters.
  • Manage one direct report: Budget Analyst position.

Human Resources Administration

  • Review of faculty and staff effort, this includes submission of E-forms and adhering to compliance of effort reporting.
  • Assists with monitoring academic programs salaries, headcount, and other key HR data.
  • Works with divisional HR to ensure timely preparation of payroll, maintenance of other personnel information, and compliance with human resource guidelines for faculty, staff and student workers.

Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Background knowledge of expenditure accounting and reporting systems, Pcard, etc.
  • Knowledge of human resource administration.
  • Significant experience in spreadsheet development and analysis.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (specifically Word, Excel and Power Point) required.

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
  • Working knowledge of SAP or other enterprise systems.
  • 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 ($105,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F 8:30 - 5:00 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/Homewood Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOE Finance 
Personnel area: School of Education 



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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Accommodation Information
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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 1-2 days a week