Financial Analyst, DIT

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Job Description Summary:

The Financial Analyst within the Division of Information Technology supports IT Finance at GW. Assisting in the collection, loading and validation of operational and financial data to support Technology Business Management. This position is supervised by the Assistant Finance Director, and will also support Divisional research goals as an integral part of the Financial Services team within the Division of Information Technology (DIT).

This Analyst will help support the implementation and operation of the Technology Business Management (TBM) process designed to position executives with the knowledge to manage and communicate the cost, quality, and value of Technology services. The Financial Analyst will import, transform, and rationalize data from systems of record such as General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Asset Management, Centralized Contracts Repository, etc., and provide the insights to lead to effective decision making. Additionally, this role will provide visibility into planned, actual, and forecasted spend, and will react with quick, accurate TBM data adjustments as the business needs change. In addition, this role will support the following responsibilities:
• Serves as a resource on matters pertaining to our Technology Business Management process.
• Assists in development and monitoring of monthly financial reporting in terms of IT Finance
• Collaborate with the IT Finance team to develop IT financial metrics, and cost transparency initiatives

The Analyst performs the core functions of monitoring and reviewing for all sponsored projects transactions to include monthly progress reports, semi-annual effort reporting and all expenditures. Ensures that the award budget is correct at the time of award setup. Process all compensation redistributions and EPAF relating to sponsored projects. The incumbent performs as a primary resource to assist Divisional researcher with all matters relating to financial transactions, budget monitoring, requisitions, purchase orders and expense reporting. Analyzes awards during the close out stage. Acts as a liaison between DIT and Central offices (Office of Vice President of Research, Grants and Contracts Accounting Services, etc).

Additional responsibilities include:
• Monitors third party vendor feeds and resolve all issue with errors relating to the feed.
• Prepares several Annual Surveys (Exempt Properties, NSF HERD, HEA Reporting, Oracle Review...etc)
• Serves as the primary contact for cost model creation and updates.
• Performs financial analysis as needed for different area of DIT budget.
• Monitors DIT reimbursements and contributions to insure that all transactions are processed in a timely manner. Prepares invoices for CAAREN and other DIT services as needed.
• Assist with the maintenance of the department's SharePoint site.
• Collaborate with the Finance Director to develop training/education initiatives around IT financial management, and other finance-related topics

The position is based at GW's Virginia Science & Technology campus in Ashburn, VA but may require travel to the Foggy Bottom campus located in Washington, DC. The incumbent may perform 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 2 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master's degree or higher in a relevant area of study. 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:

Campus Location: Ashburn, Virginia College/School/Department: Division of IT Family Finance and Business Sub-Family Division/School Financial Management Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 1 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: Mon- Fri 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: S007318 Job Open Date: 06/08/2018 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: 6/9/2018
      Application Due: 7/25/2018
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