The School of Engineering (SoE), Office of the Dean, seeks a Financial Analyst to join our high performing finance team. SoE is home to nine departments and six programs, centers & institutes reporting to the dean with a consolidated budget totaling $450M. As a Financial Analyst, you will join a team of five finance professionals. Reporting to the Finance Director, you will work on a full range of complex financial activities that play a significant role in determining key school-wide decisions. You will have the opportunity to be part of a high-level operational environment and partner with the local unit level to achieve the goals of the school. If you are a skilled, diligent and self–motivated individual, read further!
Your responsibilities include:
- Perform highly analytical, complex finance and control functions; multi-dimensional and complex reconciliations and related analysis; prepare or review and approve complex transactions and higher level dollar value transactions.
- Research, and synthesize data; interpolate results from large amounts of data, identify trends in data, draw conclusions, develop solutions, present and implement recommendations, and create follow up analysis.
- Develop complex budget and forecasting scenarios, long-range planning and analyses for financial reporting and presentations; design and run ad hoc reports.
- Identify and resolve unique issues with substantial significance; recognize exceptions, and conduct in-depth analysis using advanced technical knowledge and experience. Recommend and develop solutions that may require policy changes or the development of new processes; maintain broader organizational and university perspective in decision making.
- Review, design, and implement appropriate internal control programs, research new regulations, and implement approved changes. Manage compliance program for area of responsibility, interpret internal policy and external regulations, and create and/or review complex compliance reports.
- Engage in continuous critical analysis of existing systems and processes; make recommendations to achieve greater efficiencies and improve internal controls. Define requirements, develop and implement complex test cases, perform testing and analyze results.
- Lead and support unit and organization strategy and change management initiatives.