Supports financial analysis and forecasting efforts for the ARD, including fiscal year and long-term projections on cash and Fundraising Progress (FRP).
Analyzes and communicates fundraising results, generate insight into ARDâ™s growth trajectory, and understand, analyze, and help to communicate the influence of fundraising on outcomes on the Universityâ™s overall financial position.
Supports teamâ™s partnership with central budget office to contribute to long-range strategic finance model, as well as other ad hoc initiatives.
Initiates help to develop, and test system enhancements that bring efficiencies to the financial analytics team.
Serves as key liaison for ARD partners as needed.
Develops complex queries using Business Objects. Develops and delivers ad hoc reports and analysis to a variety of stakeholders, including senior leaders.
Works to integrate the findings of the financial analytics team into the work of teams throughout Strategic Information, Events, and Stewardship (SIES).
In partnership with Prospect Management, generates insight into donor behavior, and works with partners throughout ARD to incorporate that insight into fundraising strategy. Generates insight into the performance of fundraising pilots, programs, and fundraising initiatives.
Develops and maintains relationships with colleagues University-wide and at peer institutions to keep pace with best tools, techniques, and practices in application of quantitative analysis techniques to ARD programs.
Develops and expands analytical skillset on an ongoing basis. Finds and applies new tools and techniques to achieve maximum effectiveness in data informed analysis.
Seeks opportunities for professional development that will enhance job performance, including building networks within the University and with colleagues at peer institutions. Â
Works closely with budget administrators to help ensure the integrity of financial analysis and planning.
Prepares statistical reports, analysis, presentations, and financial studies related to the financial situation.
Performs other related work as needed.
Coursework in project management, business, finance, economics, analytics, library and information science, or non-profit management.
Professional involvement in nonprofit management, development, alumni relations, marketing, public relations, sales or similar professional work.
Professional background in financial sectors.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
Demonstrated skill and knowledge of, or ability to learn quickly, the internal workings of the University as well as the technology tools available to the Office of Alumni Relations and Development, including Griffin (the University's Donor Relationship Management System), Microsoft Windows computer environment, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
Knowledge of statistics and statistical software packages (R, Python, etc.).
Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills characterized by the ability to listen, to speak, and to write effectively.
Manage confidential information with discretion and tact.
Act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
Work collegially and collaboratively in a team setting.
Self-motivated and able to take initiative.
Prioritize multiple projects and independently follow through with detail.
Standard office environment
Willing and able to travel to campus and/or non-campus locations for University business.
Willing and able to work evenings and weekends.
Cover Letter (preferred)
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