Sr. Financial Analyst
The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University College of Dentistry is seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst to join its Administrative Services team.
The Sr. Financial Analyst will serve a key role in the college with responsibility for providing insightful analysis as a basis for information dissemination, strategic planning and decision making related to the operational and financial performance of the College. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, this is a highly visible and high impact position whose focus is on optimizing the financial health and performance of the college.
The Ohio State University College of Dentistry is the fourth largest public dental school in the United States and it is the only public dental school in Ohio. The college is divided into ten divisions or academic units. All major ADA-recognized dental specialties are represented.
Under the direction of the Chief Administrative Officer, the Sr. Financial Analyst is responsible for providing insightful analysis as a basis for information dissemination, strategic planning and decision making related to the operational and financial performance of the College. Through the establishment of performance metrics and standards; comparisons to identified standards, targets, and/or strategic plans; identification of trends and areas of performance opportunity; assessment of information needs and development of appropriate analytic databases, systems, processes and business intelligence tools; preparation of reports; determination of appropriate methodologies; preparation of complex analyses; development of models and forecasts; interpretation of data; presentation of information; development and presentation of recommendations; all that collectively provide thorough decision support to the senior leaders of the College.
This position requires successful completion of background check(s) and drug & alcohol screening.
Bachelor’s degree in business or finance. Required to have 7-10 years of experience as a financial analyst preparing analyses and financial reports using statistical, cost and financial data; extensive experience with budgeting and accounting systems, processes and procedures; demonstrated ability to create and utilize analytic, forecasting, modeling and business intelligence tools and concepts; demonstrated ability to create and utilize financial model projections and scenarios; excellent analytical skills, including experience with data modeling, spreadsheets and databases; advanced experience with Excel; experience with PeopleSoft, Hyperion Interactive Reporting, Oracle Business Intelligence and VB.NET. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team with individuals at all levels within the college; analyze and resolve operational needs and problems; apply financial, policy and program requirements to system functionality; understand impact of system processes on system performance; read, interpret and apply complex financial rules and technical material; understand relationships among multiple interrelated systems. Excellent oral and written communication skills including presentations of financial and operational data and recommendations.
Master’s degree in business preferred. 7-10 years of experience as a financial analyst in higher education; extensive experience with the Ohio State University budgeting and accounting systems, processes and procedures.
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.