Financial Analyst

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Financial Analyst

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The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title
Financial Analyst

Job Profile Title
Financial Analyst

Job Description Summary
The Gene Therapy Program (GTP) is entering a new era of unprecedented opportunity with the great potential to reshape the face of medicine as we know it. Our discoveries have set the stage for successful treatments and possibly even cures for devastating genetic diseases.

The laboratory of Dr. Jim Wilson, at GTP of the University of Pennsylvania, has been a leader in the development of innovative vector technology for close to three decades. We have emerged as the “go-to” organization for public and private partners, who want to participate in the gene therapy space. Currently, we are positioned to lead another round of vector innovation and establish pre-clinical and clinical proof-of-concept in therapeutic applications of in-vivo genome editing.

Continuation of all GTP positions is contingent upon funding.

Job Description

Due to continued growth of our program, we are searching for a new Financial Analyst to provide consistent financial review and cost allocations for our internal cost pools, monthly effort reporting, and payroll allocations.

As a Financial Analyst, you will analyze, interpret, and process internal allocations on a monthly basis for GTP's various internal cost pools which range from internal lab supplies to vivarium expenses. Additionally you will work with GTP's Research and Core Directors to review Monthly Effort Allocations and make changes accordingly based off of their input. You will work with GTP Directors to assign payroll allocations for new hires while also review and approve ad hoc payroll distributions within Workday. There will also be a monthly reporting set that you will maintain, enhance, and review under the supervision of the Director of Financial Management and Operation.


Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's Degree and 3 to 5 years of relevant experience to compliment strong financial and organizational skills including - but not limited to - data analysis, monthly and quarterly reporting, budget monitoring, and spending rates. Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and other financial reporting tools are required. Knowledge of Oracle Financial and SAP Business objects is preferred. Qualified candidates will have also have strong communication and time management skills.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$42,953.00 - $77,315.00

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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.

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Posted: 3/5/2021
Application Due: 3/5/2033
Work Type: Full Time