Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 108154-en_US
The Sr. Business Analyst role evaluates and reports on data from the University financial accounting system (SAP) to maintain financial integrity. This position provides customer service assistance to University users with concerns about SAP financial reporting, security, account maintenance and additional internal applications.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
- This position is responsible for data integrity of the university's GR/IR dashboard; overseeing updates and helping departments understand imbalances and providing a resolution or training for user resolution.
- This individual will ensure updates on University Finance approved documentation including policies & procedures, account reconciliation processes, business continuity plans, etc. The update process will include the ability to facilitate meetings, create status reports and communicate with senior management, internal & external department staff to implement updates efficiently.
- This position will evaluate non-sponsored cost objects that have been selected for close and verify that these cost objects meet the business process standards. They will work with the JHU operations department (EBS) and University divisions to ensure the timely closing of these non-sponsored cost objects.
- This position provides monthly validation of the University's monthly financial statements/reports; a thorough validation is done to ensure that the data is correct, appropriate and not omitted. Also to provide a validation on additional relational databases and dashboards that are updated during month-end.
- This individual should also have strong oral and written skills to educate and train JHU staff on proper account reconciliation processes and reporting principles by directing classroom and/or onsite training.
- This position will work independently but also with various areas throughout JHU. They will analyze business problems and propose appropriate solutions by establishing new/updated business processes.
- This position reports to the FQC Manager in the Financial Quality Control (FQC) department under the Office of the Controller for the Johns Hopkins University, and supports the following offices, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cash Accounting, Cost Analysis, General Accounting, International Compliance, Payroll, Research Compliance, Sponsored Projects, Student Loans and Tax
- Additionally, the Sr. Business Analyst provides secondary support for applications and databases which serve the Offices of the Treasurer, Purchasing, Physicians Billing and divisional Business and Research Administration offices.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
- Strong oral and written skills.
- Experience in and in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office 365.
- Strong ability to understand the University's accounting system.
- Understand operating policies and exercises independent judgment in the resolution of problems.
- A bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related degree, plus four (4) years of relevant experience.
- At least 3 years SAP experience with extensive knowledge in SAP reporting.
Classified Title: Business Analyst
Working Title: Sr. Business Analyst
Starting Salary Range: $59,280-$81,435-$103,580 Annually (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Hybrid/JH at Keswick
Department name: Quality Control
Personnel area: University Administration
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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