1. Responsible for financial and budgetary management of a designated client portfolio. Provides guidance and oversight for budgeting, financial planning, and financial reporting. Maintains expertise in University budgeting processes and procedures as well as Federal and sponsor specific requirements. 2. Conducts complex strategic modeling that encompasses a Principal Investigators' complete portfolio of grants to support the design and development of long and short term resource planning. Creates and updates financial plan(s), reflecting strategic direction, programmatic priorities and all other requirements. Adjusts processes, reporting and analysis to accommodate sponsor specific requirements. 3. Cultivates and maintains strong working partnerships and effective communications with all key stakeholders. 4. Mitigates risks associated with sponsor non-compliance by identifying deficiencies in fund management. Develops and implements process and system changes to prevent or eliminate risk. Identifies and addresses internal control issues as they arise. Responsible for development and implementation of sophisticated reporting and analytical practices as well as sound and efficient internal controls to ensure compliance with all University policies and procedures (i.e. effort reporting). 5. Collaborates across organizational and functional boundaries to maximize the support provided to clients. Acts as a liaison between clients and various central University administrative offices. 6. Keeps abreast of laws, regulations, external and internal policies and procedures governing the administration of grants and contracts. Ensures compliance with regulatory, University and other training mandates. 7. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Sponsored projects related experience in a University or non-profit environment; knowledge of the Workday financial system or other integrated business systems; familiarity with database query and reporting tools; prior experience with grant and contract accounting; knowledge of effort reporting requirements and practices.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Sponsored projects related experience in a University or non-profit environment; knowledge of the Workday financial system or other integrated business systems; familiarity with database query and reporting tools; prior experience with grant and contract accounting; knowledge of effort reporting requirements and practices.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to learn new systems. Change agent.
Posting Position Title: Financial Analyst 2, Post Award
Required Skill/ability 3: Well-organized, positive attitude, high energy. Professional appearance and demeanor.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Financial Analyst 2, Post Award
Required Skill/ability 1: Ability to accurately interpret policies, procedures, regulations and guidelines. Ability to work effectively both independently and with a team. Understand the University's strategic goals and can easily relate those goals to the position.
Required Skill/ability 4: Excellent customer service skills. Working knowledge of core MS products (Word, Excel).
Required Skill/ability 2: Communicate effectively to all levels of the organization. Demonstrate a sense of urgency yet a careful attention to detail.
Bachelor's Degree in accounting, business or finance and four years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 53142BR
About Yale University
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.