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Senior Financial Reporting Analyst

Company: University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

The University of Virginia VP for Finance seeks applicants for a Sr. Financial Reporting Analyst to perform professional accounting work of a complex nature. This position will execute institutional, state, and federal policies, procedures, and restrictions, ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) in executing, analyzing, verifying, and reporting transactions of a fiscal nature, and advise management regarding the effective use of resources and methods to maximize earnings. The Sr. Financial Reporting Analyst is responsible for monitoring records of past and present operations and may serve as a project leader on special projects. Work is somewhat routine in nature and performed under general supervision. The Sr. Financial Reporting Analyst role differs from the accountant role they operate with additional authority, independence, or level of complexity and may be asked to provide additional support throughout the Finance organization. This role supports the function of Finance Accounting function; reporting to the Director of Financial Reporting and Accounting. Flexible remote, hybrid and in-person work options are available.Responsibilities:Supports in preparing quarterly and year-end financial statements. Will actively work with Financial Reporting, other departments, and internal/external auditors.Supports in preparing external reports of financial data (IPEDS, NACUBO, etc.).Support in the creation, review, and documentation of financial accounting and operations policies and procedures.Aid in coordination of accounting matters with other departments, locations, and divisions including reconciliations and compliance related control measures when appropriate.Perform analysis of financial transactions, ensuring adherence with federal, state, and University standards and regulations and document associated business processes.Review and verify the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications.Analyze financial reports and records, making studies or recommendations on accounting reserves, assets and expenditures for the Financial Accounting and Reporting group.Develop or recommend accounting methods and procedures. Provide systems analysis.Work with other areas of Finance as needed, that include, but are not limited to cost accounting, sponsored research, leases and tax, and others.Support in reviewing and preparing of supporting documentation for business processes.Aid in the creation of transitional documentation supporting current and future state considerations regarding Financial system and ERP transformation.Crosstrain with financial reporting team.In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.The ideal candidates embody the UVAFinance Core Value of Diverse and Inclusive Teams: We value diversity, equity, inclusivity, and respect. We strive to create a culture where every team member feels included and valued, and where different backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas are celebrated. UVAFinance is committed to the belief that diversity in all its forms is not merely a desirable complement to excellence; it is an essential component of it. The diversity of our team itself, and our team's commitment to the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion, strengthens our ability to effectively serve staff, faculty, students, suppliers, and the University community. Within UVAFinance, we are taking these efforts seriously, both in terms of our service to the University, the community, and our commitment to our employees.Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degreeFive years of accounting or related financial experienceExcellent analytical and problem-solving skillsRevenue accounting and month-end close process experienceExceptional organization and execution/follow-up skillsAbility to see big picture and know when/how to dive deeper into detailsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsAbility to effectively work with many different teams across the organizationExceptional Excel skills and proficiencyExperience working with data visualization toolsPreferred: CPA licensureFor questions about the position or the application process, please contact Daniel Strong, Academic Recruiter, at This position will remain open until filled. This position is Exempt and benefitted. The successful candidate will undergo a background check.Application:Please apply through Workday, and search for "Senior Financial Reporting Analyst". Complete an application online and attach a cover letter (addressed to Jacob Mair) and CV/resume all into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSEducation: Bachelor's degree in finance related fieldExperience: Five years of experience.Licensure: CMA, CFA, CTP, or CPA is typically possessed or acquired while in the position.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThis is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.COVID Vaccination Requirement and GuidelinesPlease visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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