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Senior Financial Analyst

Company: Stanford Medicine
Location: Fremont
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Are you interested in being part of a dynamic financial team that is growing? Then please apply for our Senior Financial Analyst position! This is a new opportunity to join a mission-driven finance team that is helping to re-shape the future of emergency medicine. The Senior Financial Analyst will oversee the finances for the Department of Emergency Medicine research section, which is exploring innovative ways to improve and expand care for our most vulnerable patients. The analyst will provide strategic guidance and updates to department leadership and work collaboratively with other management staff. This position requires professional expertise and experience in understanding and applying internal policies and systems and external regulations. The analyst will collaborate with the Office of Sponsored Research to ensure research accounts are created, tracked, and invoiced appropriately. The analyst will also ensure all cost-sharing requirements are fulfilled and appropriate cost transfers are initiated and completed. An ideal candidate will bring experience to our team, advise departmental leadership, and work collaboratively with other research management staff.DUTIES INCLUDE: Perform highly analytical, complex finance control functions; multi-dimensional reconciliations and related analysis; prepare and/or review and approve higher-level transactions. Research, and synthesize data; interpolate results from large amounts of data, identify trends in data, draw conclusions, develop solutions, present and implement recommendations, and create follow up analysis. Develop complex budget and forecasting scenarios, long-range planning and analyses for financial reporting and presentations; design and run ad hoc reports. Identify and resolve unique issues with substantial significance; recognize exceptions, and conduct in-depth analysis using advanced technical knowledge and experience. Recommend and develop solutions that may require policy changes or the development of new processes; maintain broader organizational and university perspective in decision making. Review, design, and implement appropriate internal control programs, research new regulations, and implement approved changes. Manage compliance program for area of responsibility, interpret internal policy and external regulations, and create and/or review complex compliance reports. Lead and execute unit or cross functional projects and teams, make decisions regarding projects and programs affecting operational effectiveness, policies, or processes. Engage in continuous critical analysis of existing systems and processes; make recommendations to achieve greater efficiencies and improve internal controls. Define requirements, develop and implement complex test cases, perform testing and analyze results. Lead and support unit and organization strategy and change management initiatives. Provide training on new financial systems. Represent organization to client group(s) and external partners; serve as subject matter expert on matters that involve complex technical, financial, or subject matter expertise. Assess client and business needs and formulate recommendations to determine approach to managing and completing processes. May supervise, train, coach, and review the work of other staff, as needed. Contribute primarily through applying individual expertise. - Other duties may also be assigned DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Familiarity with an academic environment and medical school and/or healthcare /clinical environment, and understanding of research and regulatory environment, clinical research, and related policies. Knowledge of Stanford systems is desirable but not required. Excellent analytical, organizational and trouble-shooting skills. Works calmly under pressure, proactively. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED): Bachelor's degree and six years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED): Advanced proficiency in business applications, such as Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel. Advanced knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning and financial systems; internet and computer literacy. Knowledge of GAAP. Advanced professional communication skills, including ability to prepare materials for and clearly and effectively communicate information to internal and external audiences, client groups, and management. Strong project management skills and ability to contribute to or lead part of a multi-functional team. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : Constantly sitting. Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, use telephone, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork. Occasionally stand/walk, lift/carry objects weighing 11-20 pounds. Rarely reach/work above shoulder. - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. WORKING CONDITIONS: Routine extended working hours during peak cycles; travel to school/unit sites across university.WORK STANDARDS: Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations. Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned. Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, . As an organization that receives federal funding, Stanford University has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement that will apply to all university employees, including those working remotely in the United States and applicable subcontractors. To learn more about COVID policies and guidelines for Stanford University Staff, please visit: The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Additional Information Schedule: Full-time Job Code: 4453 Employee Status: Regular Pay Grade: J Requisition ID: 92425 As an organization that receives federal funding, Stanford University has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement that will apply to all university employees, including those working remotely in the United States and applicable subcontractors. To learn more about COVID policies and guidelines for Stanford University Staff, please visit

Keywords: Stanford Medicine, Fremont , Senior Financial Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Fremont, California

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