Financial Reporting Analyst II/III
The Jackson Laboratory - Bar Harbor, ME

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There is a regular, full-time position available as Financial Reporting Analyst II/III in Fiscal Services. Primary responsibilities of this position will be to (1) develop and maintain comprehensive analytics and financial reporting methods to aid all levels of management in fiscal annual planning, month-end close, operational review and daily decision making and (2) support the Director of Budgets and Planning to provide robust indirect cost accounting and analytics that will ensure proper cost allocation basis for internal management reporting purposes, and for indirect cost proposals for NIH grants.
This position will also assist with understanding cost drivers and allocation methodologies that provide meaningful cost signals to management.
Level distinction will be determined based on incumbent’s specialized knowledge and skills in developing complex financial reports, technical expertise and working knowledge of financial systems and reporting tools.

Key responsibilities are:
  • Develop and maintain Lawson ERP reports using standard reporting tools
  • Support financial analysts and budget managers by providing detailed explanations of the monthly financials, proposed budgets, forecasts and strategic plans
  • Analyze the financial impact of operational changes on operating and capital budgets and reports to senior management. Responsible for analysis and development of indirect cost pools, cost drivers, cost allocations and assistance in the Federal indirect cost proposal
  • Assist in the development and solution enhancements of the Lawson cost allocation and fixed assets modules
  • Work with financial analysts and managers to gather and document requirements for Lawson ERP reports; coordinate proper testing and data validation of reports
  • Support end users in their use of the business intelligence tools and applications
  • Develop strong working knowledge of a variety of business systems
Required Skills

Required Experience

Minimum qualifications include:
  • knowledge of modern accounting theory, methods and practices as would normally be acquired through attainment of a Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or a related subject;
  • Level II must have at least three (3) and Level III must have at least five (5) or more years of successful experience in a position having financial analysis and reporting as the principal responsibility
  • Level II - ability to prepare a variety of financial statements, reports, analyses and model the economic dynamics of the departments they support. Level III must have demonstrated successful experience;
  • Level II - ability to use database, spreadsheet and word processing software to record and report activities. Level III must have demonstrated successful experience;
  • effective interpersonal skills and professional demeanor while conducting relationships with people representing a variety of levels of sophistication;
  • ability to set priorities, balance different projects and meet deadlines;
  • knowledge of and proficiency in requirements analysis and report development
  • experience in Lawson, Crystal Reports, SQL and developing reporting tools is preferred

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