NORC at the University of Chicago is seeking a qualified Financial Analyst for the Public Health Research Department in Chicago, IL.
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.
Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Finance or finance-related topic is required.
3-4 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, e.g. pivot tables, V-Lookups, data cube
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.
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.