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University of Rochester Financial Analyst - 224866 in Rochester, New York

Financial Analyst

Job ID

224866

Location

Central Administration

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

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Regular/Temporary

Regular

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 054 UF&S Finance & Human Resources

Schedule

8 AM-5 PM

Responsibilities

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

General Purpose: Supports the Planning and Project Management and Finance and Human Resources departments through the preparation, processing and evaluation of financial information through financial and management software tools.

  • Develops, compiles, and oversees the preparation of routine and non-routine financial and programmatic analyses and reports for departmental management. 10%

  • Manages divisional projects such as:

  • Prepare and review the monthly UF&S Journal Feed.

  • Submission of key financial data on an annual basis (pro-rates, Standard Monthly Journal Entries, etc.)

  • Annual budget entry in UR Budget

  • Review monthly ledger activity along with FAMIS work order tracking to fiscal year budget. 20%

  • Performs financial analyses and tests to ascertain the integrity of data, account balances, timeliness of reporting, and makes interpretations and decisions about the accounting treatment and financial transactions. Prepares monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports to ensure system, policy, and procedure integrity and optimal financial performance. Prepares and provides monthly progress reports (Actual vs. Budget) to internal customers including PPM management for construction and renovation projects. 10%

  • Prepares and analyses financial information for project proposals, considering records of past and present operational costs and trends. 5%

  • Establish and maintain relationships with multiple vendors to minimize duplication of effort, or data to streamline and optimize electronic data communications between vendors and PPM systems. 5%

  • Establishes and maintains contact with other University entities (i.e. Accounts Payable and Finance) and personnel with regard to funding, special reporting (i.e. new market tax credits), CON and capitalization. 5%

  • Performs multiple functions in eBuilder, the PPM project management software including:

  • Enter new projects, transferring in data on budgets to establish baseline for project financials.

  • Develop and maintain current records on requests for payments. Process requests by validating information against established budget and obtaining project manager authorization for amounts over defined limits. Calculate retainage prior to sending to Accounts Payable.

  • Field inquiries from consultants, contractors and project managers on the status of payments. Investigate any discrepancies through custom reporting, maintaining an up to date invoice log and through relationships with Accounts Payable. 15%

  • Use financial reconciliation reporting at the conclusion of the project to insure all project committed costs have been paid enabling the final form close processing to close the project and return unused funds to clients or the budget office. 20%

  • Special projects on behalf of UF&S. This may include collecting, collating and development of data into presentation form. This may require working across Facilities teams or with those outside the organization of the University. May be asked to track progress against stated goals or division initiatives. 10%

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • 4 year college degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration and a minimum of three years relevant experience in a related field or a combination of education and experience.

  • License/Certification Required

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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