1. Provides technical analysis to determine present and future financial performance. Organizes information from a variety of sources for use in analyzing future plans and forecasts. Collaborates with all levels of management, both internally and externally, to gather, analyze, summarize, prepare, and present recommendations regarding financial plans and other complex financial matters. Researches and evaluates information to resolve issues and makes recommendations. Develops and/or executes complex financial models. 2. Analyzes and synthesizes information and designs and creates accurate and timely reports. Designs financial reporting to meet the compliance needs of internal and external users. Extracts and consolidates data from multiple sources. 3. Contributes to the planning and improvement of practices, processes and systems. Collaborates with all levels of internal and external contacts to carry out department goals. Provides a high level of service that cultivates and maintains strong working relationships and communicates effectively; takes ownership and accountability for timeliness, accuracy and relationship management. 4. Translates department finance goals into objectives. Identifies and raises potential financial opportunities, issues, risks, ideas and solutions. Identifies the appropriate stakeholders to include in consultations, communications, approvals or buy-ins for designing and implementing changes. 5. Establishes, implements and/or maintains strong internal controls in areas of assigned responsibility to provide reasonable assurance of effective and appropriate resource use, accurate financial information, and adherence to contractual obligations and agreements, policies, procedures, and external regulatory requirements. 6. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: MBA with experience working with a high degree of independence in an internal or external consultant capacity. Experience using process mapping, data mining and visualization tools. Experience performing detailed product or service costing.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: MBA with experience working with a high degree of independence in an internal or external consultant capacity. Experience using process mapping, data mining and visualization tools. Experience performing detailed product or service costing.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to interact at multiple levels within the organizational structure.
Posting Position Title: Financial Analyst
Required Skill/ability 3: Strong problem solving skills and the ability to listen and adapt quickly. Moderate to high level analytical and quantitative skills.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Financial Analyst
Required Skill/ability 1: Ability to lead analytical projects. Strong project management skills.
Required Skill/ability 4: Excellent computer/systems skills including advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel. Strong background in finance and financial analysis.
Required Skill/ability 2: Good oral and written communication skills. Very good interpersonal skills; high level customer service orientation; mediation, negotiation and consensus building skills.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration and two to five years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 55542BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.