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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Financial Analyst – Gift Administration in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future.We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The Gift Administration team supports all Advancement and Alumni Engagement departments by overseeing new gift agreements, monthly annual fundraising reports, internal and external audit support and named spaces pricing analysis. This position will report to the Director of Gift Administration.


  • Analyzes historical accounting data and other information to make projections which will aid management in short- and long-range financial planning.

  • Coordinates action necessary to correct account balances and maintain proper accounting controls and procedures.

  • Assists in year-end audits and in ensuring the accuracy of accounting data.

  • Analyzes financial statements and prepares and analyzes financial reports to represent current and projected financial status.

  • Projects future trends and prepares long-range operational forecasts and cash flow analysis.

  • May assist in preparing, developing and monitoring budgets.

  • May perform indirect cost analysis.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


In addition to the duties outlined above, the Financial Analyst may be required to:

  • Manage the creation of new accounts, including setup, tracking, and ensuring compliance with donor intent and division policies.

  • Develop, create, and implement high-level reports on fundraising activity/progress to goal, unit/regional activity, special projects, financial reporting and reconciliation.

  • Assess, evaluate, create, and implement strategies for reporting Gift Administration data.

  • May include user reports for the CRM system and query tools.

  • Manages reporting schedules and data requirements.

  • Stays abreast of university-wide reporting systems, databases, and policies.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business management, finance or a related field and four years of financial analysis or accounting experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

  • Cover letter required for Consideration.


  • Successful candidates will possess experience in accounting and finance operations, managing budgets and financial reports, working with various technologies including advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite, relational databases, project management software, and CRM systems.

  • Experience with technical reporting and data visualization products including SQL or PL-SQL Developer, SSMS, SSRS, Visual Studio, data manipulation and analysis, and Business Intelligence/ data visualization tools.

  • An aptitude in mastering new software, applications, and databases.

  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills with the ability to work with ambiguity, and navigate a complex work environment.

  • Possess a high level of professionalism and commitment to confidentiality with sound judgment and discretion.

  • Strong analytical, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills and possess the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Experience working independently as well as collaboratively to achieve goals, with a commitment to delivering excellent customer service.

  • Prior experience in advancement, fundraising, alumni engagement, non-profit, or a university setting.

  • Flexibility to accommodate changing priorities and deadlines.

The role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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Job Number 71151

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Advancement &Alumni Engagement

Department ADV: Resource Advancement

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

Job Category Revenue Cycle & Managed Care

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta