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Harvard University Financial Administrator II in Cambridge, Massachusetts

50491BRAuto req ID:50491BRJob Code:F0856P Financial Administrator II Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Financial Administrator IISub-Unit:Interfaculty Initiatives Appointment End Date:29-Oct-2021Salary Grade:056Time Status:Full-time Union:00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Additional Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, intermediate excel skills

  • Working knowledge of basic financial administration principles

  • Demonstrated experience with financial systems and data query tools

Additional Information:

The Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) is a cross-university institute that collaborates with Harvard University and external partners to develop the knowledge that will generate better health outcomes. HGHI is committed to surfacing and addressing the broad challenges that affect large populations around the globe. We believe that the solutions to these problems will come from within and beyond the medical and public health spheres, encompassing design, law, policy, and business. HGHI works to harness the broad resources of Harvard and partner with diverse organizations, governments, scholars and committed citizens.

Department:HGHIPre-Employment Screening:Credit, Criminal, Education, IdentitySchedule:Full time. Monday through Friday. 35 hours per week.Job Function:Finance School/Unit:University Administration EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Job Summary:Independently perform day-to-day financial administration including preparing, verifying, and monitoring budgets, financial analysis, forecasting, and application of financial policies.Typical Core Duties:

  • Perform financial operations that may include payroll, accounting, accounts payable/receivable, procurement, research administration etc.

  • May develop, forecast, and administer budget

  • Verify budget, identify, analyze and resolve discrepancies

  • Perform financial analysis and modeling to forecast income and expenses

  • Prepare varied financial reports, including budget-to-actual reporting

  • Apply financial policies, compliance and accounting procedures

  • May provide training to clients and staff

  • Ensure financial compliance with University policies and procedures and applicable legal rules and regulations

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required

  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office setting

Job-Specific Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director of Education, Research, and Operations, the Financial Administrator II will provide essential oversight for the fiscal activities of HGHI. The incumbent will independently perform day-to-day financial administration including preparing, verifying, and monitoring budgets, financial analysis, forecasting, and application of financial policies. The financial structure of HGHI requires collaboration with multiple schools and departments across Harvard University.