Financial Management Analyst
Salt Lake City, UT
Posted: January 14, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionJob Summary
The Financial and Accounting Analyst will perform basic to moderately complex financial and accounting entries and reporting. This role is a lead position that will work closely with the Associate Controller and assist with the investment, endowment and general reporting.
Provide monthly and quarterly journal entries related to investment and endowment accounting to ensure accurate financial reporting.
Act as cognizant accountant for assigned Administrative functions including reviewing journal entries.
Supervise a senior accountant responsible for daily investment entries.
Prepare consolidated cash and investment entries and related footnotes for the University Annual Financial Report.
Responsible for annual investment reporting to the State Board of Higher Education.
Perform other related duties, including special projects, as required.
This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field, or equivalency and four years of progressively more responsible management analyst experience; and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Advanced Excel and understanding of databases.
Understanding of concepts related to financial statements, fund accounting and basic accounting.
Effective written and verbal communication across different organizational levels.
Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.