The Department of Health Policy administrative team has an opening for a dynamic Budget/Accounting Analyst with strong accounting expertise. This position provides budget, finance, grants and contracts, and payroll administration support to the department as well as to individual faculty and principal investigators.
The ideal candidate demonstrates extraordinary attention to detail and strong problem solving skills, has the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines in a helpful and courteous manner, is extremely organized and efficient, and works well both independently and as a team player.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Responsible for researching, analyzing, preparing, and reconciling data for restricted and unrestricted budgets in compliance with sponsor, institutional, state, and federal guidelines and deadlines
Partners with department leadership to resolve and communicate budgetary issues
Creates unique and often complex reports; makes projections and recommendations using historical data and applicable guidelines
Serves as a resource on matters related to budgets and financial reports
Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports for a range of budgets and projects
Serves as a resource for staff and faculty in facilitating various requisitions and subcontracts
Responsible for entering encumbrances into tracking systems and reconciling with actual expenditures
Facilitates approvals for financial transactions
Maintains files for requisitions, general ledger reports and other various financial and grant documentation
Prepares journal entries for approval
Prepares center request forms and other general ledger maintenance requirements
Prepares various payroll forms for approval and helps maintain confidential documentation
Assists in tracking department resources and facilities
Supports department leadership with special projects as needed
Other responsibilities as assigned
This position requires a bachelor's degree and a minimum of 36 months of relevant experience.
Preferred experience and skills:
Strong experience with accounting and financial responsibilities
Knowledge of spreadsheets and database applications
Familiarity with post and pre-award administration
Professional work style with high level problem-solving skills
Produces high quality, error-free work
Works well with a range of leadership styles
This is a full-time position.
Salary is dependent upon education and experience.
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