Brownâ™s Office of Financial Strategy & Planning is a new team within the Finance Division that supports the Universityâ™s teaching and research mission by providing strategic support across the highest levels of the University including the University Leadership, Central Administration Leadership, and School and Department Leadership.
The Financial Analyst will be responsible for the officeâ™s relationship with a few of the Universityâ™s units (divisions or departments), including conducting objective analyses of the unitâ™s financial performance, developing an in-depth understanding of their financial structure, and reviewing the unitâ™s quarterly results, operating budgets, and long-range financial and capital planning. This position will also be involved in a wide range of initiatives to advise University leadership, Schools and units on critical strategic financial questions.
Education and Experience
BA degree in accounting, finance, economics or related field, MBA/CPA/MSF preferred; 3-5 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
Excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills, including experience presenting to management and/or senior leadership
Experience with designing and executing strategy-based financial analyses, including scenario modeling
Well organized, flexible, and able to manage multiple challenging projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
Â Â Collaborative working style and ability to build strong relationships with people at all levels of the organization
Strong computing skills; advanced excel, PowerPoint and accounting software
Experience working with financial reporting such as profit and loss statements or balance sheets
Initiative and ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Ability to learn new systems quickly
Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.Â
Applicants please note: all offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.
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Job Posting Title:
Senior Financial Analyst
Academic Finance and Administration
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Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Internal Number: REQ168143
About Brown University
Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA.