The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics seeks a Financial Analyst (FA) to coordinate, oversee and perform financial functions related to both sponsored and non-sponsored activities with primary focus on non-sponsored accounts. The FA will perform analysis and projections relating to business or research trends, oversee the development and monitoring of departmental non-sponsored, discretionary and sponsored budgets, plan and determine costs of business activities and recommend budget adjustments and other cost improvement measures. This position will also ensure that all funding is received and that expenditures do not exceed revenue, develop financial planning and cost analysis reports, meet with faculty to review and ensure compliance with university and/or agency regulations and restrictions, and perform comprehensive financial analysis to improve departmental financial effectiveness and compliance with JHU and/or agency regulations and restrictions. This position will also be responsible for payroll for approximately 30 FTEs.
Note: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Develops complex financial reports for forecasting, trending and results analysis
Develops and oversees the maintenance of account budget monitoring systems and
Monitors, identifies and communicates over expenditures to faculty and administrative staff; also resolves funding shortfalls
Monitors expenditures of funds to ensure adherence to award document guidelines
Keeps abreast of laws and regulations that apply in order to maintain up-to-date compliance with all sponsored and non-sponsored accounts
Oversees the procurement process for all faculty accounts
Coordinates the timely and accurate set up of payroll (eform processing)
Reviews and approves procurement cards by the monthly deadline
Provides training for staff as required on financial systems
Work with faculty and staff to set-up Independent Contractors and verify the process is in accordance to University guidelines.
Prepare and process KB15N’s; journal entries; non-payroll cost transfers; shopping carts; on-line payments; expense reimbursements as needed.
Track consultant, vendor and sub-recipient payments against agreement ceilings/purchase order balances and communicate funding shortfalls.
Maintain adequate supporting documentation for financial transactions consistent with sponsor, University and department guidelines
Financial Analysis and Reporting (30%):
Performs analysis on budget performance, investigates variances, provides justification, and communicates to leadership, as requested
Assists in researching expense and volume variances
Seeks to resolve any expense posting errors and communicates proper expense allocation, as needed
Completes monthly reconciliation for the department accounts and analyzes budget patterns and project expenditures
Extracts financial data from various accounting and information systems and performs financial and cost accounting analysis of data
Updates/maintains annual budget file and quarterly budget projection numbers
Generates and distributes monthly reports and creates new reports to improve monitoring of revenues/expenses within the department, as assigned
Ensures expenditures for budgets are monitored and reports are prepared to maintain balanced account
Grant Management (15%):
Processes journal entries and cost transfers as needed, reconciling reports and research related payroll and financial data
Ensures proper management of all sponsored awards, by insuring all financial transactions agree with GAAP, NIH Grants Policy Statement, FDP, OMB, CAS, and University
In conjunction with the Sr. Administrative Manager will monitor shared workflow and provide assistance and guidance to faculty, students and staff regarding payroll
Submits ISRs for new hires, position maintains, bonus supplements and other routine payroll functions.
Enters hours into CATS and ensures documentation is accurate and approvals are obtained
Ensures complete and accurate personnel files are maintained
May work in online systems for VISA requests
Monitors E210 system for compliance
Works with Directors office on annual faculty appointment process as it relates to payroll
Works with academic office on post-doctoral fellowship and visiting scholar appointment process as it relates to payroll
This description is a general statement of required duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or other related field required
Three years progressively responsible related financial/accounting experience required
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Previous payroll experience
Work experience in a research, academic or university environment, and strong knowledge of SAP
Proficiency in COEUS and JAWS/SWIFT
Classified Title: Financial Analyst Working Title: Berman Institute Financial Analyst Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC Starting Salary Range: $50,700 to $65,000 per year Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:00 am-4:30 pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 10000153-Bioethics Institute Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers
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