Senior Financial Analyst

Employer Name University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill   Address Chapel Hill Jackson Hall Campus Box 2200
Job Type Full-time, Permanent   Address 2
Experience 2 - 5 Years   City Chapel Hill
Education Bachelors Degree   State North Carolina
  Zip Code 27599

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Job Description

Senior Financial Analyst

Department Description:
The mission of the School of Public Health is to improve public health, promote individual well-being and eliminate health inequities across North Carolina and around the world. Our goal is to achieve these aims through integrated approaches to teaching, scientific inquiry, and public service that benefit the people of North Carolina, the nation, and the world.

The Gillings School of Global Public Health has an annual budget of more than $118 million, 233 faculty, 519 staff, and ~1600 students and is located in over 300,000 gross square feet of space both on and off campus.

Position Description:
The Senior Financial Analyst provides advanced financial modeling and financial analysis for the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. The incumbent: 1) conducts sophisticated financial modeling, 2) generates detailed analyses of financial operations and financial outlook of the School financials, and 3) applies financial analyses to guide financial strategy and decision-making. The incumbent must operate at a high level of autonomy. The incumbent is expected to generate complex financial analyses and models for all levels of the Gillings school (school-level, department-level, central administrative units, etc.). The incumbent will work closely with and report to the Associate Dean for Finance and Business to develop financial strategies for the school.

Required Skills

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
• Financial modeling and reporting experience/ knowledge, preferably in a higher education environment, including experience creating financial dashboards.
• Demonstrated analytical skills including ability to analyze large volumes of data, solve problems, find efficient way to complete tasks, and make decisions.
• Ability to understand relationships between numbers, understand trends, and work with graphical information.
• Ability to interpret financial and operational data.
• Ability to prepare financial information to evaluate business performance and to support strategic business decisions.
• Strong computer skills and knowledge of Excel, Word, and database applications.
• Tableau experience required.
• Operational business understanding, including the potential impact of business decisions on various situations.
• Ability to manage new ideas and creative solutions.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Attention to detail and ability to successfully manage multiple tasks, while keeping big picture in sight.

Education Requirements:
Prefer relevant post-Baccalaureate degree; for candidates demonstrating comparable independent research productivity or professional-level institutional planning/assessment experience.

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, banking, finance, business administration, economics, or related discipline.

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