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Financial Analyst I

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Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 11
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Education
Department: Educational Administration 10014014
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Financial/Accounting, Administrative Professionals- AP, Full Time (90-100%), Union, Remote-Friendly

Position Summary

The Financial Analyst will work closely with the Executive Director to plan and manage the organization’s finances. The Executive Director and the Financial Analyst work in collaboration with the UCEA Executive Committee and governance. This work will include, but not be limited to, performing reconciliations, preparation and entry of journal entries, review and interpret IRS and UCEA regulations, creation of business intelligence reports, and coordination of annual audits. Finally, the analyst will advise the Executive Director and Headquarters staff on grant management and in-kind donations, wire transfers, and the maintenance of accounting systems for the organization.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year degree program in accounting or finance with relevant course work in business administration; six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in accounting, auditing or financial analysis; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with QuickBooks, Business Intelligence, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Knowledge and familiarity of tax laws
  • Fluency in financial policies and procedures
  • Experience maintaining financial reporting systems
  • Experience preparing of annual audits
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, team-driven environment
  • Familiarity with concepts of non-profit accounting
  • Experience in higher education settings
  • Self-starter whose strengths include problem solving, attention to detail and deadlines, outside-of-the-box thinking
  • Evidence of management and coordination experience

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references

Work Hours



Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.

Bidding eligibility ends May 30, 2023 at 11:55 P.M.

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