Financial Analyst 2

Location
California, United States
Posted
28 May 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Jul 2019
Ref
83241
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you interested in being part of a dynamic financial team that is growing? Do you like to learn new things and be part of a group looking for solutions? Then please apply for our open Financial Analyst 2 position! 

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University is seeking a Financial Analyst 2 to perform complex finance functions and/or activities requiring advanced knowledge and application of internal policies, external regulations, precedents, and systems.

Emergency medicine is fast-paced, team-oriented, and forward-thinking. Our staff run toward challenges, and you should have a demonstrated history of doing the same, with a high degree of professionalism and initiative.

Duties include:

  • Perform and design ad hoc analyses of large complex data sets: reconcile complex accounts. Identify and resolve complex issues which may span multiple areas.
  • Construct and assemble data for budgeting and decision making; develop conclusions, and present high level summary of recommendations. May develop annual budget for individual department/unit.
  • Conduct analysis and resolution, and recognize exceptions. Participate in developing solutions that may require policy changes or the development of new processes; maintain broader organizational perspective in decision making.
  • Execute internal control programs established by management, research new regulations, and recommend and implement approved changes. May manage compliance program for area of responsibility, and create complex compliance reports.
  • Develop reports and presentations of complex financial data and metrics for management and third parties.
  • Participate as a member of a project team; support new initiatives. Make decisions determining approach to managing and completing processes.
  • Contribute to unit and organization strategy; assist in the development of change management plans and materials as needed.
  • Develop and maintain desktop procedures and process documentation for area of responsibility.
  • Define requirements, develop and implement complex test cases, perform system testing and analyze results.
  • Participate in critical analysis of existing systems and processes, and identify opportunities for process improvement.

 * - Other duties may also be assigned

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

Bachelor’s degree and four years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

  • Advanced proficiency in business applications, such as Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial systems; internet and computer literacy.
  • Knowledge of GAAP.
  • Strong communication skills, including ability to prepare materials for and clearly and effectively communicate information to internal and external audiences and client groups.
  • Demonstrated project management skills and ability to contribute to or lead part of a multi-functional team.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Constantly sitting.
  • Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, use telephone, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, lift/carry objects weighing 11-20 pounds.
  • Rarely reach/work above shoulder.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Routine extended working hours during peak cycles; travel to school/unit sites across university.

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 4452
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: H