Financial Analyst at Harvard University

Posted in Accounting 3 days ago.

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Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Harvard University

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Financial Analyst
Harvard University Information Technology

Job Summary

Independently perform financial analysis to support department's role in assisting management with financial planning efforts, budget analysis and monthly reporting.

Job-Specific Responsibilities

Financial Analyst

Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is a community of Information Technology professionals committed to delivering service and technological solutions in support of teaching, learning, research and administration. We are recruiting an IT workforce that has both breadth in their ability to collaborate and innovate across disciplines - and depth in specific areas of expertise. HUIT offers opportunities for IT professionals to learn and work in a unique technology landscape and service-focused environment. If you are a technically proficient, nimble, user-focused and accountable IT professional who also connects with the importance of collaborating well in a team environment, we are looking for you!

  • Consolidate financial information into financial templates, including the annual operating budget, multi-year financial plans, and rate models
  • Work in conjunction with financial partners through forecast, year-end process and multi-year planning by running reports and uploading financial data to Harvard's Budgeting system.
  • Work in conjunction with Financial Operations and Financial Partners to ensure that information is being shared between the two units
  • Manage financial processes calendar to ensure adequate time is being allocated to activities. Processes include dashboard presentation, budget presentation and submission, rate modeling and rate setting, multi-year financial plan preparation
  • Document procedures related to job duties and suggest improvements to existing processes.
  • Collaborates with Financial Partners, Financial Accounting and Operations, and/or central offices to streamline and re-design business or system processes.
  • Perform a variety of financial analyses that identify trends and recommendations to help inform decision Making
  • Assist with the annual budget process, and assist with multi-year forecasts
  • Act as a resource for departments on transactional inquires and financial/budgetary questions that require problem-solving and analytic capability

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Minimum of 3 years' relevant work experience

Job Function

Sub Unit

USA - MA - Cambridge

Administration & Finance

Time Status

00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Salary Grade

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