Financial Analyst

Maryland, United States
13 May 2019
End of advertisement period
13 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

About the JHM Budgets Office:

Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM), is an $8 billion integrated global health enterprise and one of the leading health care systems in the United States. Johns Hopkins Medicine unites physicians and scientists of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (SOM) with the organizations, health professionals and facilities of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System (JHHS).  This newly formed department is under the CFO-JHU SOM and SVP-JHHS & VP/CFO-JHH. This Office is responsible for managing the budget and financial analyses of the organization to include routine and ad-hoc analyses in support of the Dean, Vice Deans, CFO of the School of Medicine and CFOs of JHHS entities.  There are more than 40,000 employees, of which over 4,000 are full and part-time faculty and there are over 1,200 medical and doctoral students.  The school has consistently ranked among the top medical schools in the country.  There are 37 Academic departments in the clinical area and basic sciences.  The office works collaboratively with stakeholders in Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Medicine and Johns Hopkins Health System.  A respectful past, an exciting future, be a part of the Johns Hopkins legacy.

General Summary/Purpose

Review and analyze proposed budget plans and projections to confirm thorough and appropriate content and consistency with fiscal requirements; recommend alternatives as needed to ensure project results. Review and analyze final budgets and projections submitted for approval. Monitor expenditures, perform budget reconciliation, and make projections based on detailed analysis of fiscal performance and related financial assumptions using SAP and EPSi. Consolidate budgets into operating and capital budget summaries and statements. Interpret policy and procedure for department/unit based on understanding of university policy and/or sponsoring agency guidelines. Develop and maintains comprehensive reports for department/unit administration. Resolve funding shortfalls/budget variances by recommending appropriate course of action. Proactively advise management and appropriate administrative staff on status and availability of funds. This individual should have the ability to work independently to achieve departmental goals, deadlines, and desired outcomes/results.  In addition, is expected to collaborate and engage key stakeholders of the financial planning and analysis process (includes University, School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins Medicine).

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

Essential Job Functions:

  • Prepare and support the administrative department annual budget and projection process within the School of Medicine.
  • Assists Sr. Financial Analysts on JHM budgets & analyses team with ad hoc requests/projects as needed.
  • Defines problems, collects data, establishes facts and draws conclusions with direction, as necessary, from others. Must be able to interpret technical and detailed guidelines, policies and procedures, as well as explain or describe moderately complex information and presentation materials.
  • Plans and conducts studies to determine cost of business activities. Communicates budget adjustments, and other cost improvement measures.
  • Analyzes complex financial data and extracts and defines relevant information; interprets data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and/or to project a financial probability.
  • Reviews costs and performs cost benefit analysis related to projects and/or programs.
  • Performs statistical, cost, and financial analysis of data reported in the various accounting systems
  • Develops and maintains financial reports for forecasting, trending, and results analysis.
  • Reports financial transactions and events for users who must make economic or business decisions
  • Uses various software applications to assemble, manipulate and/or format data and/or reports

Scope of Responsibility:

On a regular and continuing basis, develops knowledge of the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the school/division.  Exhibits sensitivity to the interrelationship of both people and functions within and outside the department.  Have an insatiable desire to solve business puzzles/challenges.

Decision Making:

On a regular and continuous basis, exercises administrative judgment and assumes progressively increasing responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results having an impact on people, costs, and/or quality of service within the functional area.


Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate requiring excellent oral and written communication skills.  Strong customer service orientation with internal stakeholders.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or other related field.

  • Three (3) years progressively responsible related financial/accounting experience.
    Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of financial software applications and database utilization/management preferred.

  • Knowledge of SAP accounting system practices and implementation within the Hopkins environment desirable.
  • MS EXCEL – Intermediate, with demonstrated knowledge of Pivot tables, VLOOKUP and SUMIFS and other advanced Excel tools and functions as required.
  • Additional Microsoft Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • REPORTING TOOLS – Business Objects or similar tools ​​​​​

Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC 
Starting Salary Range: $50,200 - $69,089/ Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30a - 5:00p / 37.5 hours per week 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 45-MD:JH at Keswick 
Department name: 10002568-SOM Admin Finance Budget and Accounting 
Personnel area: School of Medicine

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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