Financial Analyst - Farmersville - job 958160

University of Dayton

Date: 07/22/2021

City: Farmersville, Ohio

Employment type: Full-time

Position Summary:

The Financial Analyst reports to the Director of Budget and Planning as a member of the Office of Budget and Planning in central administration. The Financial Analyst is responsible for assisting in the development and administration of the University’s forecasting and long-range planning models, as well as assisting with various financial modeling and key metric analysis. In performing this work, the incumbent will interact with various departments throughout the University. The Financial Analyst is the primary functional expert and administrator of the University’s budget and planning solution.

The University of Dayton is a top tier Catholic Marianist university that values our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. In support of our inclusive climate, the University is pleased to provide support for spouses of

prospective and newly hired faculty.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or closely related financial analysis field
  • 3 plus years relevant accounting, budget and/or forecasting experience
  • Financial reporting experience with strong spreadsheet, data-management and presentation skills
  • Knowledgeable in database structure and ability manipulate data imports and exports for financial reporting and analysis.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated experience handling multiple tasks/projects, setting priorities and meeting deadlines while maintaining attention to detail and ability to deliver high quality work
  • Ability to communicate clear and concise analytical comments, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to collaborate with individuals at all levels of the organization

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will

bring many of the following:

  • An advanced degree, e.g. MBA and/or related certifications, e.g. CPA or CFA
  • 5 plus years of well-rounded relevant experience with budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis and financial systems in large complex organization
  • Experience in higher education accounting or finance
  • Experience providing financial system support
  • Functional knowledge of Anaplan, Banner and/or Cognos
  • Effective communication skills; ability to create presentations, explain variances, and provide recommendations based on data analysis to diverse audiences in order to drive business results
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work effectively as a member of a team or independently as the particular assignment requires.
  • Proven experience leading processes or projects with minimum supervision.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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