Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its nine colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.
The University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement plans; life insurance; short and long-term disability; employee assistance program (EAP); tuition remission; and generous time off.
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.
Campus: Rose Hill (RH) - Bronx
Supports the University's financial and strategic goals by assisting in the preparation and management of short and long range financial plans, including the annual operating and capital budgets.
Supports the University's financial and strategic goals by assisting in preparation and management of short and long-range financial plans, including the annual operating and capital budgets.
Manages expense and revenue models to further expedite the University's development of financial plans, annual operating budget, monthly projections and financial reports.
Conducts financial research, modeling, and analysis to support critical decisions and develop actionable recommendations based on the research.
Effectively communicates analyses and recommendations to the Finance leadership team through both oral presentations and written documents.
Supports the University's budget operations as necessary, including budget modifications and journal entries.
Works with the University's academic schools and administrative departments to plan, develop and test financial tools to improve scenario planning and analysis.
Assists in the development of cost-measurement methods for instructional and institutional business expenses.
Provides mentoring and training in financial practices and tools to University staff.
Prepares presentations to the Board of Trustees and senior management.
Develops financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives.
Analyses complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management to inform decisions.
Supports senior management team and departments heads with in-depth analysis.
Conducts ad-hoc reporting and analysis.
Follows and enforces University policies and procedures, and applicable legal rules and regulations.
Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or related field; MBA/CPA or similar degree/certification a plus.
Minimum of five years in financial planning and analysis roles, with a demonstrated record of accomplishment and increasing responsibilities.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office with advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills; must at a minimum be familiar with Pivot tables, VLOOKUPs and similar tools and formulas in Excel.
Experience with financial systems and data query tools
Experience making predicative analyses
Experience with integrating strategic planning and financial planning
Experience implementing systems and user interfaces (e.g. dashboarding) a plus
Effective communication skills
Proven ability to explain complex financial information and make presentations to senior leaders
Demonstrated ability to prioritize work to meet multiple, competing deadlines
Demonstrated problem-solving abilities with a keen attention to detail
Ability to work independently to achieve goals, deadlines and desired outcomes/results
Highest standards of ethics, accuracy and precision; highly organized
Ability to think creatively, highly-driven, and self-motivated
Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity
CPA or MBA
Familiarity with key financial drivers in higher education
Systems experience with Banner and IBM Planning Analytics
Fordham Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United kingdom.