Senior Financial Analyst, SMHS

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Job Description Summary:

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences at George Washington University is seeking a Financial Analyst within the Health Sciences Division. Reporting to the Financial Director - Health Sciences, the Financial Analyst will support the Finance Director in all aspects of GW Health Sciences financial management for up to (3-4) responsibility centers (functional or academic) including: budgeting, resource planning, forecasting, financial analyses, business plan
development, routine procurement and expense review, oversight of accounts receivable and accounts payable activities, & compensation management. This position is involved in continuous process improvement and innovation.

-Oversees staff processing of financial transactions for assigned Health Sciences responsibility centers (requisitions, payment requests, hiring, payroll, expense reports, accounts receivable, and contract transactions).
-Monitors accounting selections, frequency, and amounts related to transfers, fund flows,
and revenue/expenses to align with financial plans for each responsibility center.
-Prepares periodic financial reports for review with key internal stakeholders within each responsibility center.
-Prepares analyses of major variances related to yearly run rate, budget utilization, and change in forecast, etc.
-Prepares both routine and ad-hoc reports/data sets from enterprise systems and Cognos data warehouse related to general ledger, payroll, research awards, development, enrollment, course registration.
-Leads departmental monthly, quarterly, and year-end closing activities, projections,
reporting and appropriate journal entries.

-Works with SMHS Leadership in revenue recognition and attribution process.
-Maintains and updates Health Sciences Tuition model.
-Partner with Health Sciences Enrollment Management and Academic Planning service lines to prepare enrollment & credit hour forecasts for current/new academic programs and pipelines.

-Works with SMHS Leadership in Compensation planning, labor modeling and general ledger reconciliation.
-Maintains Health Sciences compensation model for assigned responsibility centers.

-Meets with SMHS stakeholders to lead developing and implementing pro forma (5) year, (1)
year, and current year financial plans as part of the SMHS planning cycle for assigned areas.
-Prepare business and investment cases as assigned for new academic programs, centers, capital projects, pipelines, strategic partnerships, etc.

-Performs special projects and participates in working groups related but not limited to
strategic initiatives, data management, business intelligence, & process improvements.

Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 5 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master's degree or higher in a relevant area of study plus 3 years of relevant professional experience. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree is preferred.
Excellent Excel and financial modeling skills (Pivot tables, PowerPivot, Lookups). Preferred skills include familiarity with database design/querying, data visualization in Power BI or Tableau, and a programming language.


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C. College/School/Department: School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Family Finance and Business Sub-Family Division/School Financial Management Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 3 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: Weekdays (M-F) Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S007095 Job Open Date: 03/23/2018 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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      Posted: 3/24/2018
      Application Due: 4/28/2018
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