Senior Financial Analyst, SMHS

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 30, 2018
Closes
May 04, 2018
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences at the George Washington University is seeking a Financial Analyst within the Health Sciences Division. Reporting to the Financial Director - Health Sciences, the Financial Analyst will support the Finance Director in all aspects of GW Health Sciences financial management for up to (2-3) responsibility centers  (functional or academic) including: budgeting, resource planning, forecasting, financial analyses, business plan development, routine procurement and expense review, oversight of accounts receivable and accounts payable activities, & compensation management. This position is involved in continuous process improvement and innovation.

Job Duties:

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT & ANALYSES

-Oversee staff processing of financial transactions for assigned Health Sciences responsibility centers (requisitions, payment requests, hiring, payroll, expense reports, accounts receivable, and contract transactions).

-Monitor accounting selections, frequency, and amounts related to transfers, fund flows, and revenue/expenses to align with financial plans for each responsibility center.

-Prepare periodic financial reports for review with key internal stakeholders within each responsibility center.

 -Prepare analyses of major variances related to yearly run rate, budget utilization, and change in forecast, etc.

-Prepare both routine and ad¬hoc reports/data sets from enterprise systems and Cognos data warehouse related to general ledger, payroll, research awards, development, enrollment, course registration.

-Lead departmental monthly, quarterly, and year-end closing activities, projections, reporting and appropriate journal entries.

TUITION MANAGEMENT & ENROLLMENT FORECASTING

-Works with SMHS Leadership in revenue recognition and attribution process.   Maintains and updates Health Sciences Tuition model.

-Partner with Health Sciences Enrollment Management and Academic Planning service lines to prepare enrollment & credit hour forecasts for current/new academic programs and pipelines.

COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT

-Works with SMHS Leadership in Compensation planning, labor modeling and general ledger reconciliation.  

-Maintains Health Sciences compensation model for assigned responsibility centers.

PRO FORMA AND BUSINESS/INVESTMENT PLANNING

-Meets with SMHS stakeholders to lead developing and implementing pro forma (5) year, (1) year, and current year financial plans as part of the SMHS planning cycle for assigned areas

-Prepare business and investment cases as assigned for new academic programs, centers, capital projects, pipelines, strategic partnerships, etc

SPECIAL PROJECTS

-Performs special projects and participates in working groups related but not limited to strategic initiatives, data management, business intelligence, & process improvements .

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 5 years of relevant professional experience, or a Master’s degree of higher in a relevant area os study plus 3 years of relevant professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree is preferred. Must have excellent Excel and financial modeling skills (Pivot tables, PowerPivot, Lookups).  Preferred skills include familiarity with database design/querying, data visualization in Power BI or Tableau, and a programming language.