Participates in studies to improve the operational and financial effectiveness of the unit. Extracts financial data from various accounting and information systems. Performs financial and cost accounting analysis of data. Utilizes a knowledge of the university's financial accounting systems.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Assists in the analysis of financial data and extracts and defines relevant information; interprets data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and/or to project a financial probability.
Reviews costs and performs cost benefit analysis related to projects and/or programs.
Performs statistical, cost, and financial analysis of data reported in the various financial systems.
Develops financial reports for forecasting, trending, and results analysis.
Records, classifies, and summarizes financial transactions and events in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
Interprets financial transactions and events for users who must make economic or business decisions.
Applies a working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations; verifies documents for completeness and compliance with government and private agencies.
Uses various software applications, such as spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical packages, and graphics packages to assemble, manipulate and/or format data and/or reports.
Knows the formal and informal departmental and divisional goals, standards, policies and procedures, which may include some familiarity of other departments within the school/division.
Is sensitive to the interrelationship of both people and functions within the department and division.
Will need to become familiar with the workings of the hemophilia 340B program and policies and assist with budgetary issues.
Will interface with other departmental financial administrators under direction of the Division Chief.
On a regular and continuous basis, exercises administrative judgement and assumes responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results having an impact on people, costs, and/or quality of service within the functional area.
Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, or related field. One (1) year related progressively responsible experience required. Proficiency in the use of software applications, databases, spreadsheets, and/or word processing required. Additional experience may substitute for required education; additional graduate level coursework may be substituted for some experience.*
*JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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