Financial Analyst

Financial Analyst

Job summary

Description

The Task Force for Global Health is an Emory University affiliate located in Decatur, GA. Its 16 programs and focus areas cover a range of global health issues including neglected tropical diseases, infectious diseases, vaccines, field epidemiology, public health informatics, health workforce development, and global health ethics. All our programs have an end goal in sight of eliminating diseases and protecting the health of populations. The Task Force for Global Health was recognized for its extraordinary contributions to alleviating human suffering with the 2016 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, the world's largest award of its kind. The Task Force is ranked among the largest nonprofits in the United States due to in-kind contributions of medicines and vaccines from major pharmaceutical companies valued at billions of dollars annually.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

  • Analyzes historical accounting data and other information to make projections which will aid management in short- and long-range financial planning.
  • Coordinates action necessary to correct account balances and maintain proper accounting controls and procedures.
  • Assists in year-end audits and in ensuring the accuracy of accounting data.
  • Analyzes financial statements and prepares and analyzes financial reports to represent current and projected financial status.
  • Projects future trends and prepares long-range operational forecasts and cash flow analysis.
  • May assist in preparing, developing and monitoring budgets.
  • May perform indirect cost analysis.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.
  • Under the direction of the Senior Financial Analyst:
  • Responsible for ensuring that the accounting, budgeting, and financial analysis functions of the team are operating effectively and efficiently.
  • Coordinates action necessary to correct account balances, resolve funding issues and maintain proper accounting controls and procedures.
  • Analyzes current and past trends and key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, project expenses and non-operating activities.
  • Monitors performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance. Monitors and analyzes budget patterns.
  • Contributes to the continued development of budgeting, financial forecasting and modeling tools.
  • Prepares monthly and quarterly financial reports related to government funds.
  • Keeps the Sr. Financial Analyst informed of significant issues related to planning, implementing and monitoring of programs and activities of the grant/s
  • Analyzes complex financial information and reports necessary to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision-making purposes.
  • Prepares and analyzes financial statements and AD hoc reports that represents current and projected financial status.
  • Projects future trends and prepares long-range operational forecasts and cash flow analysis.
  • May perform indirect cost analysis.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business management, finance or a related field and four years of financial analysis or accounting experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training preferably in a non-profit or higher education environment.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Advanced MS Excel and Blackbaud Accounting Experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with US Government entities

 

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future.  Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.