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Financial Analyst (Student Development - Shared Services)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Summary: Under general direction, designs and prepares analytical information to assess financial performance of division; develops and establishes dashboards, metrics, standardization and benchmarking of processes; prepares routine and ad-hoc financial reports/analyses; monitors financial activity; oversees budget preparation process; assists with development and maintenance of divisional reporting systems.

CHARACTERISTIC JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
May include any and/or all of the following:

  1. Performs ongoing analysis and evaluation of the Shared Services center; develops and establishes metrics, standardization and benchmarking of processes and related activities; coordinates with Business and Finance administration to recommend improvements to the shared Service Center operations and identify potential services or processes.
  2. Develops dashboard metrics to assess the impact and performance of the Shared Service center; develops coordinates and enhances current reporting systems; prepares routine and ad-hoc financial reports and analysis
  3. Maintains internal controls, policy compliance, and high-levels of customer service; collaborates with appropriate stakeholders to develop initiatives for cost/risk/benefit analyses and, upon approval, assists with implementation.
  4. Works with various constituents to employ technology solutions that will reduce redundancies, inefficiencies, and manual transactions and that will increase efficiencies and cooperation and customer satisfaction.
  5. Oversees assigned fiscal planning and management activities and budget preparation, with a focus on cost effectiveness and financial efficiency; may coordinate the activities of other employees within the unit; may supervise clerical and student workers.
  6. Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Knowledge of University business policies, practices, and procedures and ability to apply knowledge in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations
  • Interpersonal/human relations skills
  • Written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to foster and effective work environment that encourages teamwork and employee growth
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to develop innovative approaches to complex issues
  • Advanced Microsoft Office experience including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Experience implementing and enforcing fiscal, human resources and organizational policies
  • Experience in the development of business performance and compliance metrics
  • Exceptional customer service orientation in balancing between compliance and customer service

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and experience equivalent to:

Bachelor's degree; supplemented with three (3) years related work experience.

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