Financial Analyst (Costs & Budgets)

JOB PURPOSE/ SUMMARY:

To coordinate the financial analysis and budget development process for the University.

 

DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manages the preparation of the University’s annual budget, plans and forecasts;
  • Prepares timely and accurate management reports including variance analyses against budget and explanations of significant variances to facilitate decision making;
  • Monitors financial performance against budget and analyses variances in order to ensure financial targets are achieved;
  • Reviews variance reports and provides support to Cost Centre Managers;
  • Prepares reports on Grant funds for external and internal stakeholders;
  • Oversees the conduct of cost reviews and investigations,
  • Supports University’s financing by forecasting, measuring and evaluating financial results;
  • Assists in the development of Costing Models for various operating units;
  • Oversees the preparation of special and ad-hoc requests/reports;
  • Undertakes projects and performs other related duties as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • ACCA Professional Qualification or Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
  • Minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience inclusive of two (2) years supervisory experience

 

COMPETENCIES/TRAITS:

  • Sound knowledge of all accounting processes within an organisation
  • Excellent record keeping skills
  • Sound knowledge of MS Excel
  • Computer Literacy – intermediate to advance
  • Sound knowledge of Accounting Software  (ORACLE Suite will be an asset)
  • Knowledge and experience in application of accounting concepts and principles
  • Strong communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of the University's business/environment & policies and procedures
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Project management skills
  • Effective analytical and problem solving skills

 

Deadline:23.09.20

Reference
VAC-4026
Employer
University of Trinidad and Tobago
Hours
Employment Type
Salary and benefits
Salary and benefits info not provided.
Salary
Salary negotiable
Your Career Level
Early Career
Years Experience
Minimum of Five (5) years'
Your Education Level
Bachelor's Degree|in Finance
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