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Financial Analyst

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 24-26836
Posted Job Title Financial Analyst
School Name Division of Recreation & Intercollegiate Athletics
Org DRIA Administrative Affairs
Posted to the Web 09/08/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade 026
Employment Type Exempt
Hours N/A
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule M-F, 9-5
Months 12
Position Length Ongoing
Position End Date
University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

Penn Athletics is a broad-based Division that serves the University community through 33 intercollegiate varsity programs and diverse recreational offerings. Penn is home to two of the most iconic venues in college athletics, The Palestra and Franklin Field. The Quakers are proud members of the Ivy League. The Division aims to make an impact through athletics by empowering individual excellence and fostering community through varsity, club, and recreational activities. Penn Campus Recreation sponsors 36 club sports and hundreds of intramural teams to provide opportunities to students, both undergraduate and graduate, and faculty/staff. A wide-array of classes and programs are offered through the Pottruck Health and Fitness Center and the Fox Fitness Center for recreation and wellness. http://www.pennathletics.com/

Duties

This position collects and analyzes data to report on DRIA’s profitability and liquidity. Write reports, monitor financial trends and support the divisions quarterly forecasting process. Provide financial expertise for multiple business units including operational performance reporting, forecasting, strategic analysis, budgeting, audit and compliance. Work in partnership with the rest of the finance team to develop reports and report templates for Divisional analysis and operational use. Ensure use of analysis and reporting best practices across the division and assist with the training and development in the departments.

In addition, the position will provide support and in some instances, oversight related to the business processes. Specific duties are listed but not limited to the following: Reviewing and approving travel related reimbursements, requisitions, manual payments as well as ad hoc/special projects including financial presentation to Sr. Management and variance flux analysis.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics or related field and 3-5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Accounting/Finance background strongly preferred. Proficient in spreadsheets, databases, MS Office and financial software applications. Hands on experience with statistical analysis and statistical packages preferred. Outstanding presentation, reporting and communication skills. Strong client orientation . Proven knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosis, corporate finance and information analysis preferred. Knowledge of Penn’s systems preferred.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/31138

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  3. * How many years of experience do you have related to this position?
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    • 7 to 10 Years
    • Over 10 Years

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
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Optional Documents
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