Financial Analyst

Kirkwood Community College

The Financial Analyst will assist with college-wide budgeting, resource allocation, and financial analysis.    

UNIVERSAL CORE COMPETENCIES:  

  • Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence. 
  • Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions.  
  • Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment.  
  • Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success.  
  • Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.  
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist with the preparation and analysis of financial statements, budget variance, and other financial reports.
  • Assist with building, maintaining and updating financial planning models and templates.
  • Provide information to management by assembling and summarizing data; preparing reports; and may include making presentations of findings, analyses, and recommendations.
  • Support the annual budget process, including participating in training sessions with budget officers.
  • Provide assistance for the external audit of the college and related entities.
  •  Perform other related work duties as assigned.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:

  • Have the presence, intelligence, demeanor, and verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively interact at all levels within and external to Kirkwood Community College.
  • Ability to analyze data and solve complex problems.
  • Ability to train individuals on budgeting and financial reporting as related to the position.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills, including the ability to plan, establish priorities, and handle multiple tasks and projects.  
  • Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.  

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES WITH/WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:

Position involves working in an office setting. Occasional (10-33%) standing, pushing, pulling and grasping. Frequent (34-66%) reaching and viewing a computer and other types of close visual work.  Constant (67-100%) sitting, walking, repetitive motion, talking and hearing.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or related field.
  • 2-4 years related experience.
  • Experience with PC’s and related software.
  • Advanced knowledge of financial and accounting principles and procedures.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS:

  • Prior experience with Datatel Colleague system.
  • Prior experience with OEPI funds.
  • Prior experience with Colleague.

EEO AA/STATEMENT:
 Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family or marital status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572,  Email: equity@Kirkwood.edu or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison St., Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-7204, Telephone: 312-730-1560, Fax: 312-730-1576, Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

Job ID: 74108

Posted 13 days ago

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