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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Financial Analyst - Laney Graduate School in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Laney Graduate School is looking for a highly motivated Financial Analyst with strong analytical skills and a growth mindset. A quick learner and team player that is self-driven with the willingness to go above and beyond to ensure outstanding service to graduate school students, partners and leaders while ensuring the basics of the day to day job responsibilities.


  • Responsible for monthly operational spend and budget analysis, and fiscal financial close, reporting, forecasting, and annual budgeting.

  • Research and analyze financial and statistical data, create models, generate meaningful KPI reports, and publish documents and presentations for leadership and stakeholders

  • Champion ad hoc projects for finance and business operations that require effective communication with financial and non-financial audiences.

  • Ensure accuracy of account balances, resolve funding issues, and maintain proper accounting controls and procedures per university, sponsor, and internal policies and guidelines

  • Serve as the subject matter expert on internal financial systems, processes, and reports

  • Identify opportunities for efficiencies and automation; make and implement recommendations to optimize financial outcomes and operations

  • Collaborate across teams, while supporting necessary changes and pro-actively leading new initiatives and process changes

  • Responsible for the unit’s ad hoc expense approvals and procurement needs. Performs related responsibilities as required


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

  • OR a Masters in accounting, business management, finance or a related field and three years of financial analysis or accounting experience.

  • OR other equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.


  • Master’s degree in an analytical discipline or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.

  • Experience with Power BI or Tableau.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (especially Excel and PowerPoint) and ability to quickly grasp new Financial Reporting & Planning systems.

  • Proficiency with analyzing, interpreting, and succinctly synthesizing large amounts of financial, statistical, and operational data.

  • Organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prepare a variety of financial reports in a timely and effective manner.

  • Intellectual and technological curiosity with ability to grasp information, make recommendations, and a drive for problem-solving, knowledge-sharing, and collaboration, with minimal supervision.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a positive attitude.

NOTE:Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employees.

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Job Number 78618

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Graduate School

Department GRS: Dean's Office

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