Financial Analyst, Department of Medicine

Pennsylvania, United States
12 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
12 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Job Description Summary

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education.

Job Description

Under the direction of the Director of Research Admin and Finance the financial analyst will report on financial transactions, using University and Health system general ledger systems. Provides clear and accurate financial reporting including but not limited to financial modeling, creating and/or maintaining account analyses across the Department of Medicine. Incumbent should be an innate problem solver with strong analytical skills, exceptional leader with adaptable communication skills.  This position will also serve as oversight for a subset of accounting business process and in certain instances be an approver or initiator of these processes. Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy are critical success factors for this position.  Should demonstrate an advanced level of knowledge for Microsoft Excel and Office Suite with the ability to deliver clear and concise presentations to varied audiences. Must maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, participating in professional societies. Performs additional duties as assigned.


Bachelors Degree and 3-5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Position contingent upon funding.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$50,684.00 - $91,232.00

Affirmative Action Statement 

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements 

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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