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Emory University Director of Financial Analysis / Reporting in Atlanta, Georgia

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Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of Business Operations, we are seeking a Director of Financial Analysis and Reporting to assist in non-academic budget development, financial reporting, and analysis.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Leverages skills and relationships across the institution to meet the needs of administrative departments without a Business Officer and to enhance financial performance at all levels within the institution.

  • Effectively communicates information to departments across non-academic units in support of University budget and planning efforts.

  • Provides customer-friendly expert financial services to administrative departments within the Business Operations Service Center.

  • Supports leadership with routine and ad-hoc financial presentations and reporting by department and/or financial category to support resource management. Evaluates results and is responsible for updating leadership on issues or trends that need attention.

  • Works with the AVP of Business Operations:

  • to manage the annual budget process for the non-academic units which includes outlining the one-time and reoccurring requests in a framework that can be prioritized and reviewed by leadership;

  • to organize a process by which unbudgeted activities go through an organized approval process; and to organize a process by which all project accounts are reviewed for specific needs and approved or moved as appropriate.

  • Evaluates, supports, and regularly consults with non-academic units under the EVPBA in budget development and budget management, financial activities and planning, and operating results for all funds.

  • Assists in the development and management of the budget and related request documents for areas that do not have a Business Officer including monthly reporting and reconciliations, as needed.

  • Implements fiscal policies to support the organization including managing cash flow and ensuring appropriate use of funds.

  • Works in partnership with the Budget Office to ensure that deadlines are met and budget requests are analyzed and prioritized appropriately.

  • Supports institutional priorities by working with Chief Business Officers and department managers to fund discretionary commitments to various units.

  • Maintains documentation on discretionary commitment approvals, and performs monthly reconciliations for discretionary resources.

  • Supports administrative reviews with timely data analytics and analysis including revenue and expense trends, fund balances, trend reporting, benchmarking, etc.

  • Collaborates with the Director of Business Operations to ensure fiscal close responsibilities are handled on time and in compliance with policy including submitting journal entries and year-end forecasts.

  • Works with others to manage and drive the timely completion of enterprise-wide special projects and ad-hoc analyses.

  • Advises on matters associated with financial and business operations.

  • May participate in and lead projects. May hire, train and supervise staff.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related field

  • Seven years of progressively responsible accounting, financial analysis/reporting, budget management or related experience.

  • MBA preferred.

  • Extensive experience in higher education. Analytical skills to define problems and propose solutions.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Knowledge of systems such as EBI and Compass and the ability to pull and analyze data preferred.

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Job Number 34373

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Executive Vice President

Department BOP: Business Operations

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322

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