Part-Time Financial Analyst
NAU aims to be the nation's preeminent engine of opportunity,
vehicle of economic mobility, and driver of social impact by
delivering equitable postsecondary value in Arizona and
This position is subject to the availability of funding. The
incumbent is not eligible for Service Professional non-renewal
notice, or Classified Staff layoff or recall status.
This position is a hybrid position which allows the incumbent to
complete their work at both an NAU site, campus, or facility
at a non-centralized site with or without
This position is posted as Financial Analyst, which is a working
title. The NAU system title for this position is Part-Time Temp
The Cybersecurity Lab in NAU'S School of Informatics, Computing,
and Cyber Systems is hiring for a dynamic part-time Financial
Analyst. The Financial Analyst performs basic analysis projects to
help guide the lab's financial planning, budgeting, and compliance
activities. This position helps perform research to provide lab
management with accurate and timely financial data and budget
information and reviews data and transactions for anomalies.
This position will be in the Cybersecurity Lab. The successful
candidate will be responsible for managing financial data and
transactions for the sponsored projects and other projects in the
lab and for preparing financial reports for our clients in
accordance with NAU policies. The successful candidate will also be
responsible for administrative duties in the Cybersecurity
Accounting/Finance - 75%
- Gathers and interprets basic information related to financial
data and transactions to be used for recommendations.
- Writes basic reports and communications to provide
- Understands and applies knowledge of appropriate handling of
department budget information as well as financial policy.
- Compiles data and prepares basic summaries to be used for
forecasts and budgets.
- Helps create forecasts and models of various future financial
scenarios to be used to guide university planning decisions.
Project, Program, and Unit Support - 20%
- Interpret and explain established NAU policy and procedure in
response to inquiries from various sources.
- Actively participate in achieving organizational
- Contribute positively to unit.
Other - 5%
- Other duties as assigned.
- High school diploma
- 1-2 years of accounting or finance experience.
- *A combination of related education, experience, and training
may be used as an equivalent to the above Minimum
- Associate's or Bachelor's degree.
- Accounting or finance experience in higher education.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
- Baseline working knowledge of financial analysis tools,
procedures, processes, policies, and concepts, such as financial
controls, audits, and budget analysis projects as well as
comparative financial statements, and trend analysis.
- Knowledge of financial reporting in higher education.
- Knowledge of university budgeting practices.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel,
- Skill in financial modeling.
- Prepares detailed reports on a timely basis.
- Balances competing priorities.
- Demonstrates problem solving, organizational, and analytical
- Communicates effectively.
- Listens actively.
- Promotes a diverse, inclusive environment.
Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the
following: a criminal background investigation, an employment
history verification and a degree verification (in some cases)
prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a
fingerprint background check. Additionally, as an employer in the
state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal
E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new
employees' right to work in the United States. Finally, each year
Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report
. The report is a result
of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery
reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed
calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU
uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report
crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the
Fire Safety Report
is combined with the Annual
Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this
campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire
safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing
and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you
would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the
NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the
department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.
Anticpated hourly wage is between $22.81 to $28.52 per hour. Hourly
wage commensurate with candidate's qualifications and related
This position is non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act
(FLSA). The incumbent is eligible for overtime pay or compensatory
time according to University policy. Further, the employee must
submit timesheets that accurately reflect all hours worked.
This is a part-time, non-benefit eligible position.
NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship
for this position.
January 3, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button on
this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the
"Submit" button by midnight of the application deadline. If you
need assistance completing your application there are instructions
available on the Human Resources website
or in person in the
Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus
- on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.
If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable
accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact
the Disability Resources Office at 928-523-8773, DR@nau.edu
, or PO Box 5633, Flagstaff AZ
Equal Employment Opportunity
Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities,
veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements
NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps,
and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.
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