Financial Data and Reporting Analyst (Intermediate or Senior

for University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA

Job Description

## Posting Summary:

The Finance Department within the School of Medicine is seeking a Financial Data and Reporting Analysts (Intermediate or Senior) to provide analytic support, develop financial models, research best practices and create and run novel reports in support of institutional initiatives. Some examples of those new processes and initiatives are the implementation of the new University Funding Model and the new School of Medicine Faculty Compensation Plan.

Incumbent works with the School of Medicine departments to establish new processes and the corresponding analytical tools that will be used both by the Basic Science and the Clinical departments. In addition, the incumbent partners with departments to complete annual budgets, develop ad hoc reports and provide financial analyses.

To be considered for the Intermediate Level: The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent and a minimum of 1 year of experience in financial management and analysis is required. (A total of 9 years to substitute for degree requirement).

To be considered for the Senior Level: The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, or related field. The successful candidate will also have at least 5 years' experience in financial data manipulation, reporting, and analysis.

Qualified candidates at both levels will be able to demonstrate strong analytical and modeling skills, excellent communication and project management skills as well as good IT aptitude. Intellectual curiosity, learning capacity, good judgement and ability to manage up, down and across the organization are critical for the success in this position.

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in fund accounting or budget experience in a higher education institution, medical school or medical center. Experience creating novel reports and presenting to decision makers is strongly preferred.

## University Leadership Characteristics:

*For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" was created around the assumption that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge. *

University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify uncommon integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display great judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are strategically focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by aggressively executing these standards. These employees also develop a deep passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities, and as supervisors, help their staff do the same. They contribute to team success by leading talent, through their individual efforts and by leading and developing their teams.

## EO/AA Statement:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

## If degree or equivalent experience required, please specify:(Entries to the right will appear in the posting for this position. )Degree Requirements Analysis

Intermediate level: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience to substitute for degree is 8 years of professional work experience in financial management and analysis.

Senior Level: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, or related field.

## If any experience is required, please specify kind of experience:

Intermediate level: A minimum of 1 year of experience in financial management and analysis is required. (A total of 9 years to substitute for degree requirement).

Senior Level: At least 5 years' experience in financial data manipulation, reporting, and analysis.

## If any experience is preferred, please specify kind of experience:

Experience in fund accounting, a higher education institution, school of medicine or medical center is preferred. Experience creating novel reports and presenting to decision makers is strongly preferred.

## Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Working knowledge of financial analysis and budgeting.
2. Working knowledge of accounting principles, financial analysis and budgeting.
3. Excellent written and verbal communication and critical thinking skills are required.
4. Demonstrated skill in handling fast paced and often competing pressures on one's time.
5. Confidentiality and tact are required.
6. Strong IT aptitude is required.
7. Ability to work nights and weekends as needed, periodically.

## Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Working knowledge of fund accounting and financial management in the higher education or school of medicine environment.

## Required Computer Applications:

Must have working knowledge of Microsoft office suite of products, especially spreadsheet programs as well as other databases including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point and Access.

## Preferred Computer Applications:

Knowledge of Oracle (GM, GL, LD and HRMS Viewer), and Discoverer, Clarity/IBM, MDX and SQL is highly desirable.

*Required Applicant Documents:* CV / ResumeCover LetterContact information for 3 References - name, email, phone

*Department:* School of Medicine, Finance

*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled

*FLSA Exemption Status:* Exempt

*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? :* No

*Posting Date:* 08-25-2015

*Location:* Charlottesville

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