Senior Financial Analyst

Organization: 
Broad Institute
Job Location: 
Cambridge, MA
Job Description: 

The Senior Financial Analyst provides financial information, analysis and modeling to support platform pricing, long range planning, and ad hoc business decisions; defines Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and benchmarks relevant to operating reports and budgets. The ideal candidate has excellent analytic skills, is able to structure strategic alternatives and summarize the important insights of complex analyses. This role involves working closely with sponsored research staff, research program administrators, and other members of the finance team.

Major responsibilities of this position:
- Build financial models using data from financial systems and other sources
- Build cost models to support platform pricing
- Establish Budget and Operating Benchmarks
- Define and maintain KPIs
- Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and budgets.
- Provide ad hoc financial analysis to support business decisions

Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, management information systems or related field
- 5+ years of experience
- A professional degree could count toward 2 years of the required experience.
- Ability to synthesize and evaluate complex data
- Capacity to identify underlying principles, reasons or factors of information by breaking down into components; ability to uncover and explain the cause and effect of data disparities
- Expertise with Excel as well as proficiency using optimization, simulation and decision analysis techniques and software.
- Strong verbal and written presentation skills and ability to collaborate with others
- Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects with competing demands for resources

Desired Qualifications (Sr Financial Analyst):
- Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, management information systems or related field
- 7+ years of experience
- MBA, or an Advanced Degree in Business, Finance, or Economics
- Knowledge of Grants Administration

The Broad Institute will not offer visa sponsorship for this opportunity.

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