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Senior Compliance and Data Analyst

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Senior Compliance and Data Analyst

Department this Position Reports to

Finance and Administration

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Not an SEIU Position

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Regular Full Time

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Location of Position

Hanover NH
7 Lebanon St

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Position Purpose

The Senior Finance and Compliance Analyst will be a key member of the Finance team, working closely with many areas across campus, producing and presenting insightful and articulate analyses and performance reporting. The primary deliverables include gathering and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, developing reports and presentations, contributing to projects, assisting with audits, and communicating information to stakeholders in a meaningful way.
This position will interaction with all levels and divisions across Dartmouth and will be best represented by an individual who is curious, creative, collaborative, and technically adept. Additional, this position requires an individual who is comfortable with handling task-based work, who also brings an excitement for automation and continuous process improvement. Expressing a desire to understand not only the data, but also the ecosystem that surrounds it will be important for success.
The primary focus will be enhancing the existing Quality and Compliance Program, while also implementing new analyses to drive compliance and best practices with Dartmouth policies and applicable laws and regulations.


Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Bachelors plus 6 or more years' experience or combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Skills & Knowledge
Excellent organizational and prioritization skills, along with the ability to plan and manage multiple projects simultaneously

Proven aptitude for communicating insights and visualizations using data analysis reporting tools
Demonstrated skills in Excel – being able to create and manipulate spreadsheets, including VBA, pivots, v-lookups, charts, and graphs

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Excellent oral and written communication skills. Able to present information concisely, clearly, and confidently to a wide variety of audience.

5+ years of hands-on experience analyzing and interpreting data, improving processes, and reporting results
Experience with Excel, Alteryx, PowerBI, Tableau, ACL /Galvanize/HighBond, Oracle Visual Analyzer, and/or other business intelligence and data analytics tools

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related field required.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Finance, Business Administration or a related field preferred.
Project Management Professional ( PMP ) Certification desired.

Adept at using ad hoc reporting tools. SQL or other programming experience is helpful
Experience with complex financial systems, with Oracle Financials knowledge a plus
Experience in higher education is preferred

Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Ryan Scelza

Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against COVID -19 (or to have received an approved exemption from vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity). Please visit for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment within the first 30 days may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion ending employment.

Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy.

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Key Accountabilities


Enhance Quality and Compliance Program
· Be a source of knowledge and expert on analytical methodologies and frameworks, providing recommendations for most appropriate data usage, structure, and collection architectures
· Elevate the existing Quality and Compliance Program and reporting package from primarily Excel-based, manual reporting to a more dynamic state through utilizing various business intelligence tools
· Develop insightful, actionable, and reliable KPI framework for advanced tracking and reporting capabilities
· Collaborate with internal teams to improve and design analyses, processes, and procedures to establish the proper balance between efficiency and risk. Recommend policy and system enhancements, as needed

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Project Management
· Support a broad range of complex and strategic projects for Finance, particularly those involving business and system improvements, compliance, and organizational effectiveness initiatives
· Act as Project Manager on designated initiatives that align with compliance reporting processes

Percentage Of Time



· Employ creativity, analytical skills, and expertise in utilizing business intelligence tool, spreadsheets, and other presentation methods to ensure a clear understanding of the information and results
· Deliver insights, data findings, and actionable recommendations to a wide variety of technical and non-technical stakeholders, based on reported results, benchmarks, discovered patterns, and all necessary context
· Provide consistent and timely summaries and metrics to the Finance leadership team to inform key business decisions

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Customer Service and Team Support
·Identify and research appropriate sources of information to answer questions on a variety of complex, finance-related topics from constituencies as they arise. Validate the integrity of data sources
· Validate that deliverables (e.g., reports, dashboards, analysis) continue to deliver business value by working with stakeholders on an ongoing basis
· Assist with the design, implementation, integration, maintenance, and ongoing support of financial and administrative systems
· Assist with the development of training and communication materials
· Provide backup for other team members, supporting critical internal tasks and systems

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Data Analysis and Reporting
· Combine multiple data sets to create a comprehensive view of operational and financial data, which will be leveraged to perform periodic reviews, audits, and ad-hoc analyses
· Promote reporting automation, reducing the need of manual intervention and data entry
· Conduct research and engage with other institutions and organizations to identify relevant compliance guidelines, trends, and best practices in higher education

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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Supports other financial analysts and performs other duties as assigned.
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