Research Operations Financial AnalystLocation: Palo Alto, CA
Posted On: 11/03/2023
Requirement Code: 66025
Develop and manage complex budgets and forecasting/projection scenarios for all Senior Associate Dean Research (SADR) operating units.
Construct and perform ad hoc analysis from large complex data set. Using advanced excel and Smartsheet/google sheet skills to provide reporting for executive presentations, consolidating and manipulating data, utilizing tools as pivot tables, match, and VLOOKUP's in a format that is easily understood by all stakeholders. Identify trends in data, draw conclusions develop solutions and present recommendations to management.
Analyze financial data across SADR operating units to identify emerging trends and make timely recommendations to management.
Take the lead to develop the first draft of complex financial modeling, budgeting and forecasting scenarios to inform planning with unit-wide or maybe school-wide impact.
Prepare and present quarterly financial snapshot and assist management annual operating budget process of all operating units.
Manage end-to-end finance function for the units frequently requires strategic analysis to understand the financial implication of various high-profile decisions with guidance from management.
Conduct in-depth analysis in partnership with management to assess and resolve any short-term issues to ensure SADR financial remains on track with long-term goals of the school and the University.
Supervisory experience (1 - 2 staff)
strong analytical and problem solving skills
advanced proficiency in Excel, Smartsheet, and google sheet experience working in academic/research/healthcare or non-profit setting
Hybrid on site Wednesday and Thursday.
Compensation: 45-51.23 Hourly W2