The University of Maryland School of Social Work has an opportunity for an individual to work as a Financial & Budget Analyst at The Institute for Innovation and Implementation. This position will be performing professional-level review and analysis of the post-award financial data associated with a large volume of grants and contracts in order to provide financial statements that accurately identify the current status of each project, future performance of the overall portfolio of projects and the fiscal impact of each on the solvency of the Institute. The scope of work includes fiscal and general grants management responsibility for assigned sponsored projects (grants/contracts) involving expenditures, revenues, regulatory compliance and financial reporting.
This Exempt, Regular offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
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Maintain financial and budget spreadsheets in order to analyze financial data and prepare accurate and timely financial reports for administrators, state budget, and financial reporting.
Download, compile, categorize, and manipulate the Institute's financial data using quantitative models and formulas. Prepare and distribute accurate, concise, well-organized, and timely financial reports, presentations, and financial information which may include financial charts, forecasting, and/or budget vs. actual variance analysis.
Work within deadlines to analyze and provide basic financial and budget forecasts for areas such as salaries, fringe benefits, indirect cost recoveries, state funds, revolving funds, grants and contracts, fund balances, and other areas as needed
Assist with reviewing and analyzing all University assigned financial accounts and expenditures to identify patterns, trends, and anomalies in order to make accurate year-end revenue, expense, and surplus/deficit projections
Maintain and monitor budget archives and financial data files that can quickly be accessed and manipulated to generate the needed financial information and reporting
Assist with preparing responses for various internal and external agencies
Keep management informed of work progress and process improvements
Communicate with schools and administrative units to understand their financial activity, request data or additional information about a particular issue, discuss anomalies or discrepancies that are observed, and assist them with the preparation of various internal or external financial data requests.
Adhere to established University's policies, processes, and procedures
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, or business related field. Masters preferred. Experience: Three (3) years of experience in financial analysis, management accounting, budgeting, auditing, data management, or data analysis with one (1) year of experience in financial analysis, management accounting, budgeting, or auditing. Prior experience with research or sponsored programs in an educational environment is preferred. Certification/Licensure: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Financial Manager (CFM), or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) preferred Other: Related experience may be substituted for education.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of position requirements. Demonstrable analytical skills. Knowledge of applicable requirements, regulations, and laws. Skill in effective use of Excel. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Ability to work cooperatively with others and independently. Ability to demonstrate, understand, apply, and adhere to the UMB Core Values of Accountability, Civility, Collaboration, Diversity, Excellence, Leadership, and Knowledge.
The Hiring Range for this position is in the high $50,000s to mid $60,000s, commensurate with education and experience.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at HRJobs@umaryland.edu.
If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request . You may also contact HRDiversity@umaryland.edu. Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E1252E
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Social Work - Institute Personnel
Job Posting: Apr 20, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 168741
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