Financial Analyst
National Opinion Research Center (NORC) 13 reviews - Bethesda, MD

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NORC at the University of Chicago is seeking a qualified Financial Analyst for the Health Care Research Department in Bethesda, MD.


Monitor spending activity and costs on research projects.

Providing support to a Senior Financial Analyst on very large and/or complex projects.

Supporting Senior Financial Analysts in revenue and cost-estimating efforts for proposals.

Effectively handling several different assignments (on both projects and proposals) simultaneously.

Required Skills

Required Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Finance or finance-related topic is required.

1-3 years of experience in a position with similar responsibilities in project financial management or a related area is preferred.

Strong skills in budget development, forecasting and analysis

Strong skills in the use of spreadsheet software

Skills in the use of other computer software, such as MS Office products

Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Federal Administrative Regulations

Understanding of project management

Strong skills in interpersonal communication, time management, and setting priorities to meet all project and proposal needs in a timely fashion

Strong skills in conceptualization, including skills in the development of work breakdown structures

Strong detail orientation and ability to work effectively and productively under extreme time pressures

Ability to work independently

Interest in health care and/or public health is preferred.

About NORC

NORC at the University of Chicago is an independent research organization headquartered in downtown Chicago with additional offices on The University of Chicago's campus and in Washington, D.C., and Bethesda, Maryland. NORC also supports a nationwide field staff as well as international research operations. With clients throughout the world, NORC collaborates with government agencies, foundations, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations and businesses to provide the data and analysis that support informed decision-making in key areas, including health, education, economics, crime, justice, energy, security, and the environment. NORC’s 70 years of leadership and experience in data collection, analysis, and dissemination—coupled with deep subject matter expertise—provide the foundation for effective solutions.

NORC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

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