Job ID: 2021-7953 Type: Office of the SVP Finance and Budget/Chief Financial Officer (WS2704) # of Openings: 1 Category: Finance/Real Estate/Procurement/Grant Management New York University
The Senior Financial Analyst for Financial Reporting is responsible for the University’s GAAP financial reporting of its six pension and post-retirement plans and ensuring complete, accurate and timely deliverables for University management and external auditors. The Senior Financial Analyst will collaborate with the University’s Benefits team and other University departments to collect flux analysis, analytics and adjustments to ensure deadlines are met and information is compiled into a consistent, accurate, and professional reporting package for senior management. The Senior Financial Analyst will assist with additional financial reporting requirements including cash flow statement for University financials, asset retirement obligation accounting, leasing accounting, etc.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree Accounting
Preferred Education: Master's Degree Master's degree in Accounting or Business Administration.
Required Experience: 3+ years of professional accounting experience. Must include 2+ years of experience in public accounting or auditing. Certified Public Accountant ("CPA") required.
Preferred Experience: 3+ years professional accounting experience with prior benefit plan accounting experience.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Strong analytical, organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills (both written & verbal). Sound knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Ability to work well under pressure to meet deadlines and lead others by example. Advanced expertise in Excel.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Related accounting experience in Not-for Profit and/or institution of higher education and with accounting policies and procedures around pension and postretirement benefit plans. Knowledge of Hyperion applications.
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