Financial Analyst at The Ohio State University
Posting DateJuly 3, 2018
Location of Position
For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.
The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for the maintenance and optimization of complex resource allocation models. Produces annual budget reporting that provides transparency into sources of revenue. Participates in the development of key budget and long-range planning assumptions. Assists in the preparation of financial analyses and presentations for senior leaders and Board of Trustees. Develops reporting that provides clear insight into financial trends and emerging issues across the university. Supports the development of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and business intelligence solutions. Works with college and vice-presidential units to provide fact-based analysis on results, trends and financial projections. Tracks current and future funding commitments; other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in a related field; five years of experience with reporting, analysis and financial modeling; proficient with PeopleSoft, Oracle, Workday, or similar financial systems.
Bachelor’s degree in finance, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; three years of experience performing reporting, analysis, and financial modeling in a large and complex organization; demonstrated ability to create and leverage analytic, forecasting and modeling tools; ability to create and leverage financial model projections and scenarios; excellent interpersonal communication skills; ability to work cross-functionally and with non-financial functional leaders; proficient with PeopleSoft, SAP, or similar financial systems.
The Office of Business and Finance's atmosphere is one of collaboration and inclusiveness, where differences in thought and experience are embraced and celebrated. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.