Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana,
Internal Number: 304630
IUSM FINANCIAL SERVICES (IN-DMFA-IUINA)
Indiana University School of Medicine is a national leader in medical research and education. With more than 60 academic departments and specialty divisions across nine campuses statewide and strong clinical partnerships with Indiana's most advanced hospitals and physician networks, the school is continuously advancing its mission to prepare healers and transform health in Indiana and throughout the world.
Within the Dean's Office Administrative Services Team, our Financial Services team serves as the trusted, comprehensive resource for financial information and business processes in the IU School of Medicine, providing meaningful, timely, and accurate data; and support for financial analysis, budget, accounting, reporting and business services. Financial Services accomplishes their mission through knowledge-sharing and collaboration, serving as the leader for effective management and stewardship of financial resources, ensuring compliance with university, state, and federal policy, while providing support to departments, centers, and key stakeholders of the IU School of Medicine.
As the nation's largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and well-being for all throughout the state of Indiana.
The Indiana University School of Medicine Dean's Office has an exciting opportunity for a Financial Analyst to serve as a point of contact for financial analysis and budget matters. This role involves interpreting, analyzing, and communicating complex financial information in a manner that can be utilized by all levels of administration to aid in decision-making. This is a great opportunity for a service-oriented and analytical professional ready to gain additional exposure and skills in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment. The successful candidate will be able to act independently and proactively as they use their proven strengths in researching, analyzing and solving problems as well as proficiency with Excel. The ideal candidate is customer focused and has excellent relationship building skills.
Department Specific Responsibilities
Provides financial support for departments to include financial analysis, financial performance monitoring, and business planning for assigned departments.
Serves as a financial liaison between the departments and the Dean's Office, utilizing this position to provide financial advice and recommendations to both department leadership and Dean's Office senior management.
Works closely with finance staff throughout the school at month-end and fiscal year-end to ensure monthly financial and analytical procedures are completed to help facilitate timely and accurate financial reporting.
Contributes to the annual budget construction process, to include communicating budgetary processes and procedures, advising personnel of budget status and concerns, and recording budgetary data into financial applications.
Responsible for reviewing department budget submissions and ensuring submissions adhere school and university guidelines.
As a representative of the Dean's Office, this individual is expected to participate in activities that promote and maintain effective lines of communication, teamwork, and provides assistance with all other duties assigned. These activities may include participation in various committees, professional development opportunities, and helping to identify and develop process improvements.
Performs detailed periodic fiscal analysis of income statements, balance sheets, and cash flows and compiles trends to guide financial decisions.
Provides specialized financial analysis support using measures such as past financial performance, economic conditions, price, yield, stability, and investment risk.
Interprets fiscal policies and acts as a resource to department; may provide guidance to lower-level employees
May serve as fiscal delegate for department accounts.
Presents findings using tools such as spreadsheets, charts, graphs, and technical reports.
Verifies accuracy of data and makes recommendations for corrections.
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field
2 years in finance, financial administration, accounting, or related field
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Ability to analyze and interpret financial data
Demonstrates analytical skills
Articulate and responsive to colleagues
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Performs work independently with minimal supervision
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Possesses a high degree of initiative
Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion
Knowledge of financial principles, analysis, business management, and spreadsheet and database applications (primarily MS Excel).
Demonstrate an aptitude for working in financial systems.
Ability to present complex financial information to both financial and non-financial audiences
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to quickly learn and adhere to applicable IUSM, IU, State, and Federal standards
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator.See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.