Senior Financial Analyst / Budget Analyst
Company: W. M. Keck Observatory Internships
Posted on: June 22, 2022
W.M. Keck Observatory in Waimea, HI is looking to hire a
full-time Senior Financial Analyst / Budget Analyst. Are you
skilled at preparing and monitoring budgets? Would you like to put
your expertise to use for a mission-based organization that treats
you well? Do you want to be part of a great team that values you
and your contributions? If so, please read on!
This position earns competitive compensation. We provide excellent
benefits, including 4 weeks of annual paid vacation, 100%-paid
employee health insurance, a 403(b) plan, and a tuition assistance
program for dependent children (K - 12th grade). If this sounds
like the right finance opportunity for you, apply today!
ABOUT W.M. KECK OBSERVATORY
From Hawaii's Maunakea, astronomers from around the world have the
privilege of observing the universe from a place that holds extreme
importance to the indigenous Native Hawaiian people. Our twin
telescopes are among the world's most powerful tools for unraveling
the mysteries of the universe. We focus on service and stewardship
to carry out our mission and do good for our community.
Each employee is a part of our mission. We provide meaningful jobs
to pursue careers in a special place with a tight-knit community
held together by a beautiful host culture. We are passionate about
what we do. We're looking for more individuals to join us!
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST / BUDGET
As a Senior Financial Analyst / Budget Analyst, you play a key role
on our finance team by driving all aspects of our budgeting,
analysis, modeling, and forecasting. Your days are engaging as you
undertake a variety of tasks. Among others, you develop predictive
models that provide insight into our overall financial standing,
including an annual outlook and one that takes in a rolling
five-year period. You present these findings to our internal and
external stakeholders and offer your thoughtful
In addition, you collaborate with the budget managers on project
forecasts that ensure that the resources for each project are
properly managed. This same goal guides you as you track and
analyze the outcome of the projects by preparing reports that
outline the costs and budget variances. Conscientious and
responsible, you analyze our revenues, expenditures, treasury, and
cash to ensure that all our operations are kept within budget and
make wise of the allocated resources.
Adept at managing multiple tasks at a time, you also keep a watch
on our monitoring tools with an eye to improving them in whatever
ways you can. A team player, you step in wherever else you're
needed, such as providing backup on Structured Query Language (SQL)
for our applications developer. You also attend meetings and
conferences to stay current on financial laws and codes. Your job
keeps you busy, but you thrive on the fast pace and the chance to
build positive relationships with our great team. You love using
your skills and abilities to further our important mission!
QUALIFICATIONS FOR A SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST / BUDGET ANALYST
* Bachelor's degree in accounting, public administration,
economics, finance, or business administration
* 5+ years of experience conducting financial and budget analysis
for an entrepreneurial, nonprofit, or services organization
* Expertise in forecasting methods and data analysis
* Strong experience with presentation software, integrated
financial systems, and MS Excel, including advanced formulas, pivot
tables, dashboards, and charts
* Willingness to travel internationally and to the U. S.
Possession of an MBA is preferred. Familiarity with data queries
and data management tools such as SQL and BusinessObjects would
also be a plus. Knowledge about the Office of Management and Budget
(OMB) Uniform Guidance as well as experience with Microsoft
Dynamics SL enterprise resource planning (ERP) software would also
be a bonus.
Do you have great presentation skills? Can you collaborate well
with others and build a strong team relationship? Do you have
excellent communication skills, both verbal and written? Are you
dependable, adaptable, and respectful of others? Do you love to
learn? If yes, you might just be perfect for this finance
ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?
If you feel that you would be right for this finance job, please
fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look
forward to meeting you!
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