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Job Req ID:  41158

Sr. Financial Analyst

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">General Summary/Purpose:

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">As a central resource, this position will help create operational scalability by providing data and tools for decision making, resulting in improved financial and administrative processes. This position will report to the Administrator of the Department, and will assist with developing tools for internal controls/compliance.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">The Sr. Financial Analyst assists in the development, as well as monitors and maintains the annual operating budget (~$6M), and also oversees all departmental endowment and scholarship accounts.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Responsible for assisting in control of established budgets by overseeing loading of budget (in concert with the Administrator), reconciling budget information and changes, and extracting and analyzing financial data to assist in management of the Department's operations.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Generates monthly financial reports and monitors revenues and expenditures (for various business lines, including, but not limited to designate and discretionary funds, affiliated institution funds, general funds, etc.) against budget.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Performs comprehensive financial analysis relating to business or research trends to improve Departmental financial effectiveness and compliance with JHU, and or agency regulations and restrictions.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Financial Management:

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Coordinate and assume a leadership role in the development of departmental budgets.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Interpret and review financial data to evaluate and determine financial performance and financial projections.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Ensure that expenditure for budgets are monitored and that reports are prepared to maintain balanced accounts.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Assist in the preparation of monthly financial transactions, accruals, journal entries, and non-payroll cost transfers within the Department; serve as backup to other members of the team.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Financial Analysis:

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">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.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Complete revenue and expense variance analysis on designated area(s) within the Department as required. Seek to resolve any expense posting errors and communicate proper expense allocation as needed.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Complete monthly reconciliation of PCards (and other designated accounts/programs, as specified).
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions with direction (as necessary) from others.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Must be able to interpret technical and detailed guidelines, policies and procedures, as well as explain or describe moderately complex information and presentation materials.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Financial Reporting:

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Assist in updating/preparing Departmental dashboard and executive summary as assigned, generate and distribute monthly reports and create new reports to improve monitoring of revenues/expenses within the Department.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Ensure expenditures for budgets are monitored and reports are prepared to maintain balanced accounts. Work requires analytical competency in order to gather and interpret data, as well as proficiency with financial reporting systems to build reports.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Create financial reports for the Administration. Assist with the development of financial reports for forecasting, trending and results analysis.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Other:

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Serve as backup for the preparation and processing of online check requests, travel reimbursements, employee reimbursements, purchase orders, check deposits and gift donations.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Responsible for accurate data entry.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Demonstrate ability for self-direction and initiation, as well as ability to work independently and as part of a team, to address problems/tasks.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Must be organized and able to appropriately prioritize responsibilities in a fast- paced environment.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Arrive at work on time and is prepared to assist coworkers, faculty, and both internal and external customers at the beginning of his/her workday.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Other responsibilities as assigned.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or other related field.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Five years progressively responsible related financial/accounting experience.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">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***.


<span style="font-family:"customfc835ad24c154522a0574",serif">***<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"> JHU Equivalency Formula:<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">  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.


Classified Title: Sr. Financial Analyst 
Working Title: Sr. Financial Analyst  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PD 
Starting Salary Range: $59,280-$81,435 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday though Friday 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health 
Department name: 60004102-Health Policy & Management Admin 
Personnel area: School of Public Health


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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