Senior Financial Analyst

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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting Title:

Senior Financial Analyst


UNT-University Budget & Analytics-151200

Job Location:


Full Time/Part Time:


Salary Information:

Salary commensurate with experience

Department Summary:

As a part of the Division of Finance & Administration, the University Budget Office serves as a resource to all levels of management and operating entities within UNT to develop financial plans that support and align with the strategic plan and goals of the institution. The University Budget Office ensures that the budgeting process and all budgetary reporting mechanisms are timely, accurate, useful, and in compliance with all UNT policies and procedures and all appropriate state and federal guidelines.

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for senior level specialized professional analysis and accounting work, with primary responsibility for mining financial and related information in various formats and from a variety of University and other sources; developing and/or utilizing complex financial databases; and cooperating with external agency requests for data.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or related field and seven years of professional experience in accounting, finance or related field; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Extensive knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, legal statutes, and analysis and reporting of financial data.
• Extensive knowledge of financial accounting within the relevant environment.
• Ability to analyze numerical detail, identify patterns or trends, and draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to analyze, consolidate, and present financial data in clear concise forms to a variety of audiences.

Preferred Qualifications:


Work Schedule:

Monday to Friday, Typically 8-5 PM

Driving University Vehicle:


Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title:

Senior Financial Analyst

Physical Requirements:

Ability to communicate


Completes variety of complex monthly financial management reports and reviews reports for errors and inconsistencies; analyzes variations in forecasts and actual performance; determines reasons for variance; develops recommendations for improvement; completes written summaries of financial data.


Prepares and/or supervises preparation of monthly financial reports, schedules for annual financial reports, and reports to various government agencies, ensuring conformance of such reports with applicable procedures and regulations of University of North Texas System and Federal and State agencies.


Prepares financial models and conducts financial analyses.


Identifies areas of poor performance, presents findings, and makes recommendations to upper management.


May maintain controls for policies and procedures for financial system; develops and maintains delegation of authority of various procedures.


Completes more complex special projects as requested.


Provides guidance and training to university personnel as needed to accomplish departmental responsibilities.


Develops working relationships with university central administration and departmental personnel as needed.


Performs other duties as assigned.

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Job No:
Posted: 2/15/2021
Application Due: 5/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time