The Financial Analyst provides analytical and accounting support for financial, budgeting, planning and reporting activities for the College of Social Work. The primary responsibilities of this position include budget development and implementation, continuous monitoring of actuals versus budget, variance analysis, running financial scenarios and gauging their impacts on college operations, standard periodic (monthly) managerial reporting, and ad hoc analysis and reporting. This position will report to the Director of Budget, Finance, and Operations and can be housed on the Knoxville or Nashville location. This position will work primarily with the new campus budget model (BAM) which will determine the future of the college resource management. This is an important role that has major implications on future funding, forecasting and resource management.
The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of finance and financial analysis concepts, strong analytical and communication skills, will be detail-oriented, and able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Provide financial analysis and support across a variety of areas potentially including revenue and expense budgeting, forecasting and analysis, and other ad hoc analysis projects
Develop and maintain complex Excel financial spreadsheets and charts
Produce frequent financial and key performance indicator reports including variance analysis and trending reports
Support the month-end financial closing process by analyzing data and identifying errors and inconsistencies
Support the Director of Budget, Finance, and Operations with other duties and special projects as needed
Internal Number: 216569
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