Financial Analyst, Center for Childhood Development (CCHD) - Georgetown University Medical Center

Washington D.C.
Feb 14, 2018
Feb 26, 2018
Analyst, Finance
Full Time
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Financial Analyst, Center for Childhood Development (CCHD) - Georgetown University Medical Center

The Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development (GUCCHD) was established more than four decades ago to improve the quality of life for all children and youth, especially those with, or at risk for, special needs and their families.

The Financial Analyst is responsible for the monthly management and reconciliation of the CCHD's non-restricted accounts, as well as for all Service Centers associated with the non-restricted CCHD accounts, to include review and journaling of charges to appropriate restricted Centers. S/he reconciles the service centers, forecasting and analysis for long range planning purposes to CCHD Administrators.  Reporting to the Center's Assistant Administrator, the Financial Analyst has duties that include but are not limited to:

Purchasing Administration

  • Supervises the Accounting Clerk, who performs the Center's purchasing and accounts payable activities.
  • Reviews all items prior the Center's administrator review for signature.
  • Ensures that all requests have been reviewed, are in accordance with University policy, and that the correct cost center is identified for purchase requests and expense authorizations.
  • Ensures the Clerk is adequately meeting the needs of the Center faculty and staff.
  • Resolves problems with faculty, staff and vendors as needed; and acts as the department's liaison with the Accounts Payable and Purchasing Departments to resolve the same.

Financial Reconciliations

  • Reviews all non-restricted CCHD centers, such as monthly reconciliation to ensure internal controls are in place and transactions are authorized, accurate and complete.
  • Manages reconciliations of RX accounts as assigned, ensuring internal controls are in place and transactions are appropriate to the Center and allowable under federal guidelines.
  • Meets all requirements of the MCFO policy on reconciliations, such as assuring reliable financial information, promoting effectiveness and efficiency of operations, and complying with applicable regulations and University policy and safeguards University assets.

Administrative Support

  • Manages CCHD Service Center charges (such as Xerox, postage, phone, rent, and furniture, to include monthly review and distribution of appropriate charges to restricted cost centers.
  • Prepares monthly journal vouchers for authorization to transfer charges as appropriate.
  • Reconciles charges for the Service Centers, and prepares reports for forecasting and analysis to assist Administrators with long range planning and budgeting.

ProCard Management

  • Serves as the Center's key contact for all CCHD ProCard holders by serving as a resource for policy and appropriate use of the University ProCard.
  • Reviews monthly expenditures by each card holder and recommends monthly approval to CCHD's administrator.
  • Ensures that expenses and back-up become part of the CCHD data management system through the accounts payable process.

Administrative Support

  • Serves as back up for the CCHD Assistant Administrator, assisting division personnel in matters such as resolution of emergency procurements issues, budget development, and restricted cost center reconciliations as needed based on workload.
  • Participates as a member of the CCHD Administration Team in various activities for planning, budgeting and forecasting as requested.


  • Bachelor's degree - preferably in Accounting or related field
  • 4 years of related experience in budget management, reconciliations or equivalent combination of training and experience - preference for experience in design and development of spreadsheets and/or federal grants accounting
  • Demonstrable knowledge of federal grant budgeting and reconciliation, including OMB Circulars that govern spending

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