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 Sr. Financial Analyst. Reporting to the Financial Director for Research Investment and Administration the incumbent will support the Finance Director in all aspects of financial management for the research enterprise including: budgeting, resource planning, forecasting, financial analyses, business plan development, return on investment & compensation management. This position is involved in continuous process improvement and innovation. The Sr. Financial Analyst duties include but not limited to:

-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, etc.
-Develops models for scenario planning to provide leadership information for decision-making.
-Prepares reports indicating ROI for various aspects of the research enterprise.
-Participates in the development, calculation and reporting of performance metrics to monitor the SMHS research enterprise to meet stated goals.
-Prepares analyses of major variances of multiple types of funds including operating and grant related to run rates, budget utilization, change in forecast, patterns of spend, etc.
-Prepares and designs surveys.

-Prepare business and investment cases as assigned for new programs, recruits, CORE facilities, centers, capital projects, pipelines, strategic partnerships, etc.
-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.

-Creates and maintains models for compensation planning, labor, salary cap and general ledger reconciliation.
-Creates models for management to monitor cost sharing and salary cap.

-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.
Experience in an academic institution and familiar with research and grants.


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: Monday - Friday 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:

Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status

Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S007254 Job Open Date: 05/23/2018 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: 5/24/2018
        Application Due: 6/7/2018
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