Plan, develop and coordinate the preparation of financial analyses and reports including, but not limited to, operational and capital budgets, financial statements, statistical reports, cost analyses and other financial information; perform complex and specialized assignments in assigned area of expertise.
Coordinate preparation of the Company’s annual operating and capital budget; development of the annual financial forecast, used as a modeling tool for determining appropriate funding levels and the corresponding impact on the allocated costs.
Prepare cash flow analysis based on projected budget.
Provide financial support related to capital projects, and serve as a resource and expert on capital budgeting issues and processes.
Collect, analyze and interpret financial data, and identify corresponding policy implications and/or recommendations.
Prepare various financial reports and analyses. Assist in monitoring and analyzing financial trends, prioritize opportunities for improvement, and facilitate efforts to implement enhancements to the processes and systems. Identify effective indicators of financial performance and assess performance compared with industry standards.
Prepare financial models and multi-year forecasts to provide an understanding of the economics of activities of projects assigned. Develop appropriate financial strategies to ensure the organization success and profitability.
Maintain liaison with business unit financial managers to advise units regarding financial position, cash flows, accounts, budgets, budget requests and related financial matters. Manage the financial analysis and reports for departments.
Assist in identifying operational problems, issues, and obstacles regarding financial services based on metrics data, internal audit reports, and input from budget managers.
OTHER JOB RELATED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
The responsibilities of this position require the ability to coordinate the implementation of solutions; to identify and analyze accounting and financial reporting issues; to meet strict deadlines with accuracy.
Work requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Computer Science or a related field.
A minimum of five years of experience in budget development or financial analysis and forecasting.
Experience which provides the opportunity to collect and interpret data using different computer and statistical models, analyze trends and prepare reports, preferably in a university setting. Strong Excel skills required.