Yale University — Senior Financial Analyst


Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

General Purpose:  Reporting to the Director of Finance and Administration for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office, the Graduate School and Yale College. Plans and performs analysis with significant scope and impact in support of business and information needs of leadership. Analyze large data sets to identify and develop potential improvement opportunities. Refine and standardize financial reporting procedures for management. Works under general supervision to support the development of projects and specifications to assist the deans; assist in the identification and gathering of necessary resources; and support implementation.

Required Education and Experience:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Economics or Finance and six years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated application of financial, accounting and economic concepts.


  • Demonstrated ability to work independently on analytical projects, strong project management experience.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills; high level customer service orientation; mediation, negotiation and consensus building skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrated strong problem-solving skills and ability to listen and adapt quickly. Demonstrated ability preparing and presenting understandable analysis of complex financial information.
  • High level analytical and quantitative skills, strong background in finance and financial analysis, a solid understanding of accounting and internal controls and excellent computer/systems skills. Expert Microsoft Excel skills and experience.
  • Ability to work directly and effectively with multiple levels of organization; including senior leadership, external oversight offices and clerical staff.
  • Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: MBA or related graduate degree. Work experience within higher education financial administration. Experience using Tableau, Microsoft Access and Workday.

Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at http://bit.ly/2wGczK9.  Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.

We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country’s great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.