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Higher Education Financial Analyst

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Position Information

Position Information

Position Availability:

Open until filled

Position Title: Higher Education Financial Analyst
Requisition Number: 0206072329
Location New York City
Position Type: Administrative
Position Status: Full-Time
Department: Provost/Provost's Office

Reporting within the area of the Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Budget, the higher education financial analyst is responsible for providing financial assessment and analysis, including reporting to Provost/Chief Academic Officer and other senior leadership, on University program areas including college budgets and expenditures, net tuition revenue (including tuition, fees, financial aid and enrolment), and full-time and part-time faculty workload and expenditures. The analyst is responsible for the integration of data into financial and operational reports and analysis to support decisions critical to financial sustainability and academic strategic initiatives (such as expanding or closing programs, supporting new programs, optimizing deployment of academic resources, including faculty and administrative support).

This position:

Conducts analysis of policy, financials, budget vs. actuals on a regular basis.

Provides analysis of financial impacts in changes in policy, curriculum, and academic program delivery, identifying trends, drivers and causal relationships.

Provides support in data extraction and preparation for the Cost of Education integrated data system, and formats reports from data extracts from the system.

Works across disciplines and with multidisciplinary teams, including the academic units and the offices of institutional research, curriculum and learning, finance, and human resources.

Creates written materials, data visualizations, and presentations with data and analysis.

Working collaboratively with Finance Office and Academic Units, creates reconciliation reports and process from WorkDay. Create training materials, and provide support to academic units in budgeting, planning, and financial reconciliation.

Uses deep knowledge of Banner, Workday and other support systems to provide financial and operational data.

Maintains financials related to full-time faculty hires, leaves and vacancy savings.

Maintains financials related to part-time faculty budgets and cost projections as enrollments fluctuate

Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance, economics, mathematics, statistics, or other relevant, analytic field

At least two years of experience in higher education, with exposure to finance, enrollment, financial aid or faculty affairs
Master’s degree in higher education administration, with a focus on finance, may be substituted for bachelors and two years’ experience in higher education

Demonstrated experiences with a higher education information system (Banner, Workday, or PeopleSoft preferred)

Demonstrated proficiency with Excel and demonstrated experience with databases; experience with PowerPoint preferred
Familiarity with SQL

Strong analytical skills and proven ability to develop creative approaches to complex financial issues

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to work well with others

Preferred Qualifications:
Job Family: Office of the Provost
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Posting Date: 06/29/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes

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