DATA AND FINANCIAL ANALYST
Duties: The Data Analyst/Financial Analyst works closely with the Senior Financial Analyst to understand the financial systems and reporting needs of the Wharton School. This position will integrate disparate systems to meet current reporting needs. The position is directly responsible for managing the closing process of Business Administrators of the Wharton School as well as other Corporate Tax reporting needs such as Unrelated Business income tax and international activity. The position is responsible for the accounting and analytics for all Open Enrollment Programs and Wharton On-Line Business. This includes understanding and applying accounting standards as well as monitoring, updating and communicating the financial position of those programs. The position provides leadership and management during software integrations and works to streamline reports and analysis. Given the custom arrangements that are common in Wharton Executive Education, the individual in this position must possess a combination of big picture, intellectual curiosity, detailed thinking, and exceptional communication skills.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree and 3 to 5 years experience in accounting, finance, data analysis or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Experience with an accounting orientation is strongly desired as well as the ability to accurately work in the details but also step back and reflect on the big picture. Must have superior organizational and problem solving abilities with regard to daily activities, special projects, communication efforts and related follow-through. Must have the capacity to communicate clearly, effectively and with diplomacy with diverse persons at multiple occupational and professional levels, both verbally and in writing.
Reference Number: 07-28311
Salary Grade: 027
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: Wharton Finance and Administration
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: D-Financial