Manager of Operating Budgets and Analysis - Division of Financial Affairs

Washington D.C.
Feb 23, 2017
May 03, 2017
Analyst, Finance
Full Time
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Manager of Operating Budgets and Analysis - Division of Financial Affairs

The mission of the Division of Financial Affairs is to participate as a proactive partner in fulfilling Georgetown University's mission of teaching, research, scholarship, service and identity by planning, developing, and providing professional accounting, reporting, financial services and support.

The Manager of Operating Budgets and Analysis provides monthly monitoring of campus and department operating performance, produces regular reports on operating results and provides guidance to campus financial staff on proper recording of transactions.  S/he helps develop allocation methodologies for university wide expenses and prepares periodic accounting entries for expenses such as depreciation, interest expense and block grant charges where necessary.  In reviewing operating results, the Manager works with various departments in the campuses and in Financial Affairs to explain variances, and performs ad-hoc complex financial analyses as necessary to support the University Budget Director and other members of the senior management team. Duties include but are not limited to:

Financial Monitoring

  • Continuously monitors campus and University Operating performance, including revenues, expenditures and transfers.
  • Notifies the University Budget Director of any significant variances and develops revisions to projections.
  • Produces reports and analysis of monthly operating results for circulation to campus financial personnel, senior management and faculty.


Prepares periodic accounting entries for expenses such as depreciation, interest expense, and block grant charges where necessary. 

Financial Planning

  • Assists in the preparation of the Financial Plan.
  • Assists in the preparation Annual Report of the Treasurer.


  • Conducts special analysis when required on topics related to University and Campus operating performance.
  • Works to improve the budgeting and resource allocation processes.
  • Provides advice and direction to campus budget officers concerning university-wide budget policies and procedures.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of professional experience in performing complex financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Demonstrated accounting background - CPA license preferred
  • Strong working knowledge and experience in Excel (pivot tables), Word and PowerPoint

Preferred qualifications

  • Knowledge of database management
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to prioritize competing projects and work under pressure to meet stringent deadlines

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EEO Statement:

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