Sr Financial Analyst

Rochester, NY


Independently manages professional finance and accounting work requiring knowledge and application of general accounting theory, techniques, and practices and thorough knowledge of the University accounting system. Manage the financial reporting process for the Health Equity Program Support Office assuring that stakeholders are well informed in a timely and transparent manner. The position includes full responsibility for the financial aspects of the office – Fee-for-service Revenue estimated at $2.8 million a year and expenses of approximately $8 million a year supporting work across the UR Medicine Enterprise. Assist the Sr. Director in running efficient and effective programs. Requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Must be able to multitask and work well in a team environment. This position requires a dynamic personality, someone unwilling to stop short of a job well done, detail-oriented, organized, and able to design and create useful reports. With minimal direction and latitude for independent judgment ensures compliance and best use of financial instruments. Able to prioritize and complete tasks with competing demands. Under limited direction and with latitude to exercise independent judgment within department guidelines oversees accounting, purchasing, and financial reporting for all accounts. Maintains complete and systematic records of department financial transactions following Sponsor and University policies.

Demonstrates IICARE* values in each of the major responsibilities.


Manage Day to day-to-day financial Operations of the Health Equity Program Support Department

  • Independently make and direct day-to-day interpretations and decisions on financial transactions ensuring complete and accurate documentation; uses independent judgment regarding the allowable expenditures to ensure adherence to university and/or funding agency requirements.

  • Provide training and consulting to faculty and staff in financial and purchasing matters, advise and interpret regulations and policies to ensure awareness relating to sponsored program compliance for multiple agencies and UR policy.

  • Monitor and work with stakeholders to ensure that proper documentation is obtained for purchases and that all transactions are filed.

  • Performs as liaison with university central departments maintaining relationships and staying abreast of changing policies and procedures. Maintains relationships with colleagues in the various accounting disciplines to be able to execute the department’s needs.

  • Able to negotiate competing demands of multiple parties under strict timelines.

Develop, Manage, and Monitor Department processes and procedures for the financial flow of information to build efficiency and provide transparent information to all stakeholder groups.

  • Design and implement process and protocol for managing reoccurring charges and invoicing from our 3 rd party stakeholders.

  • Approve the procurement of items within the office.

  • Manage the Department Credit Card (P-Card), Supplier online ordering, Request for Payments (RFPs), and others as needed.

Account Reconciliation

  • Directs and manages the monthly reconciles of ledger accounts across all FAOs to ascertain the integrity of data, ensuring adherence to policies and procedures for accounting systems.

  • Develop a process for managing multiple revenue streams (fee for service), and accounts receivables across three modalities to ensure accurate reconciliation and receipt of funds.

  • Analyzes and interprets data, such as supporting documents, to monitor that transactions are properly supported following University policy and procedures.

  • Identifies accounting and reporting discrepancies and initiates corrective action or recommends solutions as appropriate and ensures follow through.

  • Supervises the preparation of invoices to contracting agencies ensuring accuracy of timeliness.

Financial Reporting

  • Independently creates monthly and quarterly financial reports for various stakeholder groups. Includes ad-hoc reporting with shifting requirements.

  • Analyzes trends and advises department leadership regarding concerns, opportunities, and other pertinent information regularly; responsible for communicating with MFG, SMD, and SMH Finance and other central resources at the University (ex. Purchasing, Accounts Payable, etc.).

Communication and Leadership

  • Meets with Stakeholders (including leadership groups and entry-level positions) groups to review financials – budget and spending.

  • Presents and communicates financial information in a manner that is understandable to stakeholders, who may not be well-versed in the subject matter.


  • Develop program and project budgets and justifications following stakeholder’s priorities.

  • Meets regularly with department program administrators accounting staff, and others as appropriate to review spending.

  • Review financial ledgers and reports with SMH Finance as appropriate.

Supervision and Mentorship of Staff Accountant

Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in a health care and/or University setting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills are essential. Exhibits proficiency and ability to learn new software skills within a Windows-based environment (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access and SharePoint, Visio). Work independently with minimal guidance. Demonstrates efficiency in prioritizing assignments, and proactively resolving problems. Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask required. Demonstrates accurate, grammatically correct documentation in all correspondence required.

  • CLASP Certification preferred

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $68,765 - $103,147 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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