Job Description Summary
Under the direct supervision of the Budget Manager for Financial
Planning and Budget. This role will support the budget, financial
planning and reporting of the University.
Support the budget
development and conduct research and analysis as needed during the
annual budget cycle process.
Prepare monthly variance
reports for budget vs. actuals and provide financial analysis
support on budget reconciliation for variances between budget and
actuals. Analyze data and form informed projections based on actual
trends and make sound justifications for budget adjustments.
Assist with identifying and
evaluating data and providing recommendations for budget
Analyze special academic
financial data including enrollment data, academic program
break-even analysis, contract review process, and various other
financial models used by the university.
Process budget change
requests and prepare GL journal entries. Set up new accounts and
create ad-hoc reports or analysis, as needed.
processes for Financial Planning and Budgeting (budget reports,
budget change requests, work-study analysis, etc.)
Quickly become well versed
in the university policies and procedures to ensure compliance
across the divisions, schools, and colleges.
Prepare and conduct
university budget and policy training, as well as provide inquiry
support for the Workday and Adaptive Insights application.
Identify and implement
business process improvements.
Perform other duties or
special projects as assigned or requested.
Minimum 3 years of finance
or accounting experience in a progressively responsible position
which have included accounting (A/P, A/R, General Accounting) and a
minimum of two years of budgeting, quantitative analysis, and
quantitative, analytical, report writing and financial modeling
skills. Skills in writing concise, logical, and grammatically
correct correspondence and reports.
Ability to utilize multiple
technical data sources to produce dashboards and management
competency and advance knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Power
Point. Workday Financials and/or Adaptive Insights experience is a
Demonstrate knowledge in the
areas of GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) and
variance analysis reporting.
Excellent communication and
interpersonal skills (both written and oral) evidenced by
background in preparing comprehensive reports and executive
The ability to work
independently and efficiently and complete tasks in a timely
Project management skills
involving complex variables and project deadlines.
Typically, a Bachelor’s
Degree in Accounting and/or Finance with corresponding professional
experience. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading
knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast with
regulation and policy changes.
For full consideration,
applicants should submit the following items: 1) a current and
comprehensive resume and 2) cover letter.
To ensure the safety and
well-being of our community Loyola Marymount University requires
that all students, faculty and staff are vaccinated or have been
approved for a qualifying medical or religious exemption.