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Job ID: 123597

Junior Financial Analyst
Bryant University

Date Posted May 20, 2019
Title Junior Financial Analyst
University Bryant University
Smithfield, RI, United States
Department VPAA-VP Academic Affairs
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Fiscal Services

Position Summary
Reporting to the Academic Business Manager, the Junior Financial Analyst is responsible for preparation of financial models, budget forecasting, including enrollment projections, data analysis, and financial accounting support for post-baccalaureate programs.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Update financial models each semester with year to date financial results
  • Work with various program directors to create enrollment & revenue projections based upon collected data points
  • Review overload payments for accuracy & proper application of collective bargaining agreement provisions
  • Preparation of supporting documentation during the annual budget cycle
  • Ability to independently prepare account reconciliations using multiple reports and data sources
  • Run monthly revenue recognition scripts, related reports, and allocation scripts
  • Review Procurement Card coding
  • Review purchase orders and invoices for post-baccalaureate programs for account coding, accuracy, and compliance with University and divisional policies
  • Preparation and submission of journal entries and budget change orders
  • Assistance and preparation of schedules and accruals for the year end close
  • Various financial analyses as needed
  • Perform related duties as assigned

This position is best filled by an individual with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and 1 – 3 years of relevant experience; 2 or more years of financial analysis or audit experience is preferred. A working knowledge of GAAP is needed, including independent preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations. Embraces a "find it, fix it" mentality when addressing issues that may arise in the course of business. Strong computer skills including experience with an ERP, such as Banner, and the Microsoft Office Suite including excellent Excel skills are required. Strong communication skills are imperative to work effectively with various departments/divisions, especially with those of varying financial experience. Attentiveness to detail and accuracy are essential. Excellent organizational skills, professionalism, and confidentiality are required at all times.

Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate persons with disabilities.

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