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Financial Analyst - DLD


Financial Analyst - DLD

  • 528794
  • Medical Center
  • Medicine
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Aug 18 2022
  • Grade 104
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit: n/a
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary: n/a
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Position Summary

Reporting to the Division Administrator (DA), the Financial Analyst for the Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases supports the day-to-day financial operations of the Division.


  • Monitor budgets, as well as create and maintain financial reports.
  • Assist with data analysis; create ad hoc and periodic reports.
  • Reconcile accounts, including all grant accounts, to monthly statements.
  • Review income and expense statements to budgets.
  • Advise the DA of significate variances and changes on a timely basis.
  • Process salary distributions on projects consistent with budgets and DA directions.
  • Process accounts payable and purchasing transactions, and journal entries.
  • Prepare ad-hoc, quarterly and annual profit and loss analysis.
  • Assist with fiscal year close, budget preparation and quarterly variance reporting.
  • Understand the impact of financial transactions on the Division’s budget and operations, and make recommendations.
  • Analyze and coalesce data from multiple systems and present it in a straightforward format.
  • Prepare spreadsheets; create and present reports.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration with Finance concentration, plus three years of related experience
  • Strong accounting/financial background
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills including facility with pivot tables and v-lookups
  • Cutting edge skills with financial systems
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment
  • Excellent internal and external customer service skills
  • High level of initiative with problem-solving skills
  • self-starter with ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Post-award management experience

Other Requirements

  • Successful complete of applicable compliance and systems training requirements

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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