Financial Analyst

Location
Stanford
Posted
Aug 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Stanford University

Financial Analyst

Job Number:
75535

The Division of Pediatric Cardiology is recruiting for a Finance Analyst 1 to support the clinical and non-sponsored fiscal activities of the Division. The incumbent will be responsible for the majority of financial reporting to the Division Manager to include trend analysis and projections for specified funds.

The Division of Pediatric Cardiology is responsible for the diagnosis of congenital heart defects, performing diagnostic procedures such as echocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, and electrophysiology studies, and for the ongoing management of the sequelae of heart disease in infants, children and adolescents. The division is actively involved in research aimed at preventing both congenital and acquired heart disease in children. Finally, the division is committed to educating the next generation of physicians, and offers advanced training in pediatric cardiology.

The Department of Pediatrics is a dynamic, stimulating place to work and because we are focused on growth and improved excellence, our staff have particularly challenging and rewarding roles.

Duties include:
  • Perform structured analysis; conduct data mining; identify, clarify, and investigate discrepancies and exceptions; proactively develop solutions and processes.
  • Maintain, reconcile, review, combine, and validate financial data sets and accounts, utilizing financial reports, financial databases, and key financial information.
  • Contribute to development of budget, forecasting, and analyses to be used for key activities or decision making.
  • Run and analyze financial reports, often from multiple systems; assist in preparation of management information reports.
  • Resolve issues within immediate work unit; Perform preliminary analysis, recognize exceptions and recommend solutions that may require policy changes or the development of new processes.
  • Resolve issues within immediate work unit; Perform preliminary analysis, recognize exceptions and recommend solutions that may require policy changes or the development of new processes. Ensure works complies with complex internal policies and external regulations which may require interpretation.
  • Participate as a member of a project team and contribute to change management strategy through communication and collaboration with others.
  • Serve as a first line resource to client groups on matters in work unit.
  • Understand and participate in cross training on core functions in work area or unit; serve as a back-up to other functions.
  • May supervise the day-to-day activities and provide on the job coaching and training to other staff, as needed.
    * - Other duties may also be assigned
    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:


    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

    Bachelor's degree and two years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
  • Advanced proficiency in business applications, such as Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel.
  • User knowledge and demonstrated experience of financial systems; internet and computer literacy.
  • Understanding and ability to apply basic accounting skills and concepts.
  • Demonstrated communication skills, including ability to prepare materials for and clearly and effectively communicate information to internal audiences and client groups.
  • Basic project management skills and ability to contribute as part of a project team.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Constantly sitting.
  • Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, use telephone, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, lift/carry objects weighing 11-20 pounds.
  • Rarely reach/work above shoulder.
    * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    Routine extended working hours during peak cycles; travel to school/unit sites across university.


    Job: Finance

    Location: School of Medicine
    Schedule: Full-time
    Classification Level:

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.






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