Financial Analyst

Financial Analyst
We are seeking a Financial Analyst who will perform financial activities for the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Office of the Dean. This individual coordinates and oversees budgeting activities in support of the Financial Manager.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Financial Operations & Reporting (70%)
  • Perform financial review and analysis of departments, monitor budget spending, reconcile accounts and audit transactions
  • Run reports for reconciling, forecasting, and trending of financial data
  • Monitor salary overpayments, create applicable spreadsheets, and generate overpayment request letters
  • Work to properly reduce control salary balances and identify and resolve (or work with others to resolve) barriers to reducing control salary balances
  • Reconcile departmental Faculty Salary accounts and default budgets monthly
  • Initiate, process, and act as liaison for all new faculty relocations, including:
  • Informational packets
  • Relocation company communications
  • Invoices and online payment requests
  • Perform reporting and forecasting of gifts/endowments
  • Student Information System reporting/analysis
  • Asset and depreciation monitoring
  • Monitoring unidentified cash receipts
  • Assign/review roles/security in SAP
  • Monitor/reconcile school wide petty cash accounts
  • Monitor and properly categorize revenue transactions based on natural class categories
  • Prepare year-end funding entries for capital projects
  • Maintain a quarterly endowment report in order to provide current information as needed on payouts, expenditures and balances
  • Assist in the maintenance of the KASPER website using WordPress
  • Assist in annual budget template upload
  • Create/Monitor billing to outside organizations for faculty and other non-sponsored revenue
  • Assist departments in completing of procurement and travel card applications
  • Review and audit department Procurement and Travel card charges monthly

  • Unit Department Support (30%)
    • Oversee the financial and other administrative activities for several KSAS departments including:
    • Budgets, operational reports and projections
    • Compliance with KSAS, University and/or agency regulations
  • Serve as initiator and/or approver for documents such as travel, transfers, shopping carts, online payment requests and Eforms
  • Serve as point of contact for SAP related issues and questions
  • Interpret and communicate University and KSAS financial policies, practices and procedures and assist with problem solving
  • Provide back-up support when the department is short-staffed
  • Assist in training new staff members in all matters relating to the financial operations of the department
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
    • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or other related field required, with three years of related progressively responsible experience required
    • Three years progressively responsible related financial/accounting experience
    • Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula*

    * JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

    ** Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

    Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    • Must be proficient in Excel and in creating customized spreadsheets for financial reporting and budget detail
    • Must be comfortable utilizing technology to improve efficiency and effectiveness (Excel, JHBox, Sharepoint, Tableau, OnBase, Adobe, database software - Access, FileMaker or similar)
    • Understanding of financial reporting
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Ability to communicate effectively with faculty, all staff levels, and students and provide excellent customer service
    • Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions with direction (as necessary) from others. Must be able to interpret technical and detailed guidelines, policies and procedures, as well as explain or describe moderately complex information and presentation materials
    • Ability to work independently
    • Demonstrated ability to use sound judgments in making decisions
    • Must be highly efficient, able to set priorities and manage changing priorities in order to meet deadlines
    • Knowledge of University and KSAS financial policies, practices and procedures
    • Prefer knowledge of all Hopkins One modules including- SAP/ECC, Analysis Reporting, and Shopping Cart

    Classified Title: Financial Analyst
    Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC
    Starting Salary Range: $51,210 - $70,480 annually (commensurate with experience)
    Employee group: Full Time
    Schedule: M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Exempt Status: Exempt
    Location: Hybrid/Homewood Campus
    Department name: Dean Office of
    Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences

    The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

    If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at [email protected]. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

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    The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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