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University of Utah Financial Analyst/Business Officer in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 01/17/2024

Requisition Number PRN37442B

Job Title Financial Analyst

Working Title Financial Analyst/Business Officer

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00723 - Virginia Tanner Creative Dance

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 57500 to 70000

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

Prepares financial reports, conducts special projects, and provides financial analysis to all levels of management.


1. Develop and manage the annual budget to meet Tanner Dance’s mission self-sustainably.

2. Price out tuition and other products and services to maximize customer engagement and maintain financial health.

3. Create and redesign, monitor, and enforce all financial policies (accounts receivable/payable, etc.) in the organization.

4. Represent the organization and coordinate all aspects of financial audits.

5. Prepares and interprets management information and other financial reports.

6. Analyzes financial documents, statistical data, historical data and presents to and interprets for management.

7. Participates in the establishment and maintenance of cost accounting systems.

8. Audits accounting systems, reconciles data, and resolves technical problems or recommends solutions when appropriate.

9. Analyzes trends and possible consequences.

10. Recommends and implements improvements that affect accounting systems and departmental operations.

11. Prepares and monitors departmental budget.

12. May provide training on financial issues or procedures or provide guidance to more junior staff.

13. May assist in the office as needed

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Healthcare Administration, or a related field or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); plus two years of related experience. Also required are a thorough knowledge of established accounting principles and practices; spreadsheet and database skills; knowledge of statistics and demonstrated analytical, problem solving, human relation and effective communication skills required.

An advanced degree, such as a Master’s of Business Administration, is preferred. Certain positions may require familiarity with hospital billing systems, Medicare and insurance reimbursement regulations, etc.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Highly skilled in Excel and related products. Able and willing to quickly learn and master new software. Expected to be the person in the organization to know the most across several software options, including but not limited to: PeopleSoft, Salesforce, and payment pocessing applications.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students and patients from all backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented students and patients.

All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

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