$75,900 a year
Full Job Description
Collects and prepares complex financial information, which provides management with recommendations and documentation used in planning and budgeting.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Collects, analyzes and maintains complex data to produce quarterly and annual financial reports used by management. Provides necessary interpretation and explanation of work product as needed to peers and leadership.
Performing Accounts payable/receivable functions such as keying, processing and approving items for payment. Creating billing for contracts on a monthly basis.
Participates in development, preparation, review and evaluation of annual strategic planning and budgeting process. May provide project management in support of unique and on-going initiatives.
Develops, prepares and presents periodic accounting reports and schedules to administration relative to departmental operations, payroll and personnel administration, grants administration, purchasing and accounts payable/receivable functions. Ensures accuracy and thoroughness of reports along with retaining for future reference and development.
Assist Finance team in driving simplification, process improvement and standardization on processes.
Assists with development and utilization of other complex financial models and analysis.
Perform special projects and prepare ad hoc operational and financial analysis as required by management.
Attends meetings, education programs, workshops and keeps abreast of current literature.
MBA or related advanced degree.
Demonstrated effectiveness with Microsoft Office Suite tools with an advanced understanding of Excel, with analytical skills and University accounting system utilities.
Demonstrated effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with ability to present information to leadership.
Demonstrated business acumen – understands and can express the financial bottom line impact.
Ability to conduct and interpret quantitative/qualitative data and analysis and build action plans that identify gaps and tactics to aid/supply management with creative alternatives or solutions.
Ability to develop and maintain business relationships with various leaders and contacts.
Equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business/accounting related field with more than five years of experience in finance/budgets and business management areas.
$45,800.00 – $60,850.00 – $75,900.00 Annually
The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one’s qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.
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