Job Req ID:  113186

Sr. Financial Analyst, Basic Science Departments & Centers

We are seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst, Basic Science Departments & Centers who will manage a portfolio of basic science departments and centers and use data to drive analyses that inform decisions around financial goals, objectives, and performance. This role meets regularly with departmental points of contact to ensure two-way communication for advocacy, knowledge transfer, and a shared understanding of financial activities.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities


  • Meets regularly with Basic Science/Center departments to ensure two-way communication to create advocacy for the areas, knowledge transfer, and a shared understanding of financial activities.
  • Supports the financial business activities including developing school budgets, scenario planning, predictive analysis, financial modeling, variances, and forecasting.


  • Obtains knowledge of the Basic Science/Center departments and their financial activities through regular meetings and communications to determine how to advocate for the areas during conversations with JHM and JHU.


  • Assists in the preparation of budgets, scenario planning, long-range planning, financial modeling, variances, forecasting, projections, financial plans and reports, and other types of complex analysis, involving the review of significant amounts of data.


  • Analyzes the financial activities to assist in the preparation of departmental and school budgets, planning, modeling, and reports.
  • Provides recommendations to critical financial business decisions.
  • Extracts financial data from various accounting and information systems to perform related reviews.


  • Manages the portfolio of Basic Science/Center departments and the completeness and accuracy of their financial activities.

Problem Solving

  • Advocates for Basic Science/Center departments to ensure they are receiving funding for their activities and can hire staff and faculty.

Thinking Critically

  • Monitors financial metrics performance, develops models and reports, and ensures two-way communications with departments to determine the financial performance and if a corrective action plan is warranted.


  • Ensures department administrators have the necessary information, skills, and support to perform their financial activities.


  • Partner with Associate Director for Basic Science/Center departments, other FP&A analysts; SOM department directors, administrators, and staff; JHM/JHU Budget, Central Finance, JHM/JHHS/JHU Finance.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Strong customer service orientation and focus on details, accuracy and meeting pre-determined deadlines.
  • Advanced knowledge in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of applications.
  • Proven communication, organizational, and analytic skills.
  • Ability to analyze data for budgeting, operations, auditing, accounts receivable, and reserve analysis.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the Johns Hopkins Medicine mission

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or a related field.
  • Five years of progressively responsible financial and business operations experience, preferably in a large and complex organization.
  • Advanced Excel skills, with demonstrated knowledge of Pivot tables, formulas and other functions, experience with other data reporting tools.
  • 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
  • Experience in research financial management and clinical department business operations.
  • SAP accounting knowledge.



Classified Title: Sr. Financial Analyst 
Job Posting Title (Working Title): Sr. Financial Analyst, Basic Science Departments & Centers   
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PD  
Starting Salary Range: $62,300 - $109,000 Annually ($85,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: 37.50 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Admin Finance FP&A  
Personnel area: School of Medicine 



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
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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