The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Office of Financial Operations is seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst to assist in the management of the School’s operating funds. The Sr. Financial Analyst will report to the Associate Director and assist in the management, planning and forecasting of operating funds. In addition, this position will assist with cash management and auditing functions. This position is responsible for extracting financial data from various accounting and information systems to perform complex statistical, cost, and financial analysis of reports and data to identify relevant information and trends; interpret data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and/or to project a future financial position. The analyst also prepares reports and written analyses for management and leadership and assists departments with complex account analysis and resolution.
Specifi Duties & Responsibilities
Assists with quarterly financial statement projections to Budget Office.
Performs variance and projection analysis and writes detailed footnotes to supplement quarterly financial statements.
Assists with the compilation of various financial report resources used by University and School leadership.
Performs testing on internal budgeting system and trains and assists Academic Departments on use of system.
Reconciles and prepares SAP upload of divisional budget file.
Assists with fiscal year close activities.
Compiles, analyzes and distributes routine reporting including but not limited to endowments, narrowly restricted gifts, administrative metrics, department annual financial reports and account balances.
Processes cost allocations related to gift assessments, tuition benefit, and malpractice insurance.
Processes non-sponsored account actions and assists with monitoring and maintaining non-sponsored account and inactivation logs.
Assists departments with complex account questions, analysis and resolution. Communicates non-sponsored account problems and issues to departments. Confers with appropriate internal and external offices to ensure that required policies and procedures are followed.
Tracks, monitors and funds Dean’s Special Funding and awards.
Works with University Administration to determine best mechanisms to meet the cash needs of school and related departments.
Reviews and processes requests, changes and closures of petty cash, remote imprest and paycards.
Reviews and approves executive travel reimbursements for Deans and Chairs.
Assists with and executes internal audits.
Extracts and analyzes non-routine SAP and Analysis reports as information needs arise from school leadership.
Assists in developing, implementing and enhancing School and University policies and procedures as well as serving as a liaison between divisional departments and the Controller’s Office.
Ensures compliance with University, Governmental and Sponsor financial and administrative policies.
Executes and completes special projects and information requests, as needed.
Scope of Responsibility:
Understanding of the formal and informal divisional goals, standards, policies and procedures.
Familiarity with the departments within University Administration and the academic divisions.
Is sensitive to the interrelationship of both people and functions within the department, division, University and Hopkins Enterprise.
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 division.
Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or other related field.
Minimum of five (5) years financial/accounting experience required.
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.* JHU Equivalency Formula: 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. *
Knowledge of SAP accounting system.
Advanced Excel skills.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Advanced knowledge in the use of financial software applications, databases, spreadsheets, and/or word processing is required.
Demonstrated experience in accounting or financial management.
Demonstrated ability to translate complex financial information to diverse stakeholders.
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated experience working positively and collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Strong problem-solving skills.
Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Classified Title: Sr. Financial Analyst Working Title: Sr. Financial Analyst Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PD Starting Salary Range: $58,695-$80,628/ commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30a - 5:00p /37.5 HRS/WK Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 60000354-Finance 2 Personnel area: School of Public Health
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