Financial and Operations Analyst

Posting Number 2023-11529
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/26/2023 12:56 PM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
60% to 80% Onsite
Business Operations and Administration
University Development and Alumni Relations (WS1006)
Compensation Grade
Band 52
Finance/Real Estate/Procurement/Grant Management

Position Summary

University Development and Alumni Relations (UDAR) is dedicated to soliciting the private funding necessary to support the strategic goals of the University in teaching, learning, and research. The personnel of UDAR work university-wide as well as within individual schools and colleges of the University to discover, motivate, cultivate, solicit, and steward alumni, parents, faculty, and friends for immediate, long-range, and future financial support, through gifts and pledges to the University, for critical operations such as student aid, faculty support, academic and research program development, and facilities and infrastructure. UDAR's endeavors raise funds for immediate University use and also for the University's endowment.


The Financial and Operations Analyst’s primary role is to provide analytical, technical, and execution support to the UDAR Business Operations and Administration team, reporting to the Associate Director of Business Operations and Administration. On a day-to-day basis, the Financial and Operations Analyst will monitor and perform daily maintenance on UDAR operational budgets, including expense tracking, preparation of financial and operational reports, and the submission of budget modifications and journal entries as appropriate. This role will provide technical and operational support during annual review and submission of UDAR fiscal year operational budget, as well as maintain strategic financial and operational plans as directed.


In collaboration with the Associate Director and NYU central administrative units, this position will also: 

  • Monitor and maintain tools for global staff travel and fundraising, including credit cards and other payment solutions, ensuring compliance and timely payment of balances
  • Provide financial and operational support to UDAR budget managers and administrative staff, including the delivery of financial reports, triage of basic financial and operational issues, and guidance on University and UDAR financial and operational policies and procedures
  • Compile and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) for UDAR (financial, operational, and programmatic)
  • Draft and deliver regular UDAR-wide communications regarding financial and operational processes, trainings, and deadlines
  • Manage UDAR student employee program, facilitating hiring, budget, and space allocation for on-campus student workers
  • Triage staff facilities and operational requests for UDAR
  • Assist with special projects as necessary


UDAR encourages work-life integration for our employees, therefore this position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience:
3+ years of operational and quantitative analytical experience, or a combination of experience and education

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Strong quantitative skills.

Ability to use databases, workflow systems, and presentation and graphic design software

Ability to understand management strategic goals and broader processes, identify operational and financial needs, and develop action plans for ongoing support

Intermediate understanding of finance and budgeting concepts, and ability to create complex analyses using quantitative and qualitative departmental data

Demonstrated proficiency with intermediate to advanced level Microsoft Word, Excel, and Visio

Excellent oral and written communication skills required

Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with colleagues

Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and directives

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $58,500.00 to USD $95,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

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