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The Sr. Financial Analyst reports to the Sr. Budget Manager in the Central Medical Budget Office and assists with the strategic financial planning for UHealth and MSOM capital expenditures. The Sr. Financial Analyst has exceptional analytical, communication and interpersonal skills as well as strong organizational and time management capabilities. Possesses the ability to present business information to senior administration in a manner easily understood by non-financial professionals. This individual will also have an understanding of financial applications and creation of financial reporting specifically in the area of capital expenditures. An attention to detail and insistence on the accuracy, timeliness, reliability, and usefulness of business information will be important characteristics.
CORE JOB FUNCTIONS
Conducts in-depth capital expenditures analyses intended to support decision making by executive leadership.
Responsible for monitoring and approving capital request submitted in Workday for adherence to budget.
Reviews and processes all RFS for renovation and construction.
Assists in building and maintaining capital related financial models with the use of advanced MS Excel formulas.
Analyzes and coordinates the distribution of a variety of monthly and quarterly capital data and relevant reports in a clear, concise and timely manner; routinely performs variance and historical analysis; creates financial, transactional and ad-hoc reports as needed.
Assists with the development of capital annual budgets and quarterly and annual forecasts.
Monitor, review and report progress on departmental budgets and forecasts during the budget cycle for completeness, accuracy in accounting allocations and highlighting departments deviating from agreed targets.
Assist with the preparation of updated financial projections on a monthly, quarterly or half year basis as required. This include the development of financial plans and incremental cost/benefit analysis.
Routine performs variance and historical analysis and producing trending and predictive numerical and graphical information.
Independently initiates actions to resolve any financial reporting errors. Makes recommendations to align policies and procedures with best practices.
Creates ad-hoc reports as needed by departmental administrators and management.
Analyze a variety of financial data and produces relevant reports in a clear, concise and timely manner for use by management during critical decision making.
Serve as the backup to the Sr. Budget Manager as it pertains to the review and analysis of documents submitted in Workday Finance to ensure completeness, accuracy and ascertain that it's in accordance with the University expenditure control policies and budget guidelines
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related field is required. A Master's degree is preferred.
Minimum 3 years of relevant experience. Five or more years of experience is highly preferred. Experience in Capital Planning is a plus.
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
Skill in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data.
Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.
Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.
Excellent communication skills both written (narrative, tabular and graphical) and oral are critical.
Strong background with computer application systems and financial analytical skills.
Ability to work in a complex environment with the skills to manage multiple projects and deadlines, establish priorities, set objectives, and achieve stated goals.
Ability to work as a team or independently.
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