A Commonwealth of Virginia Website
Virginia Mountain View

Financial Analyst


Financial Analyst

  • R0041192
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Research
  • The University of Virginia
UVA Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is seeking a Financial Analyst to join their team. Reporting to the Assistant Director of OSP Post Award, this position provides an option to work on-site, hybrid or fully remote, following the University's remote work guidelines. Financial Analysts should have a strong focus on financial compliance to minimize the University’s risks related to sponsored awards.

Financial Analysts assist with developing, interpreting, and implementing highly complex financial and accounting concepts and techniques for financial planning, control, and analysis. Collaborating with all levels of management within the University, Analysts gather, evaluate, summarize, and prepare recommendations regarding financial plans, future requirements, operating forecasts, and similar complex financial matters.

Analysts also offer guidance to and work with department administrators and OSP functional areas on complex financial matters to ensure Sponsor and University policies and procedures are followed consistently, utilizing data and reporting tools where appropriate. Financial Analysts may provide functional and technical direction to other staff members as appropriate.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Gather and organize information from a variety of sources to establish data banks for use in analyzing and creating future plans and forecasts. Prepare and present reports of findings and recommendations to management.
  • Provide advice and interpretation regarding all levels of financial activity, assist with the planning, coordination, and execution of policy implementation applicable to the installation of improved financial operations, and provide specialized technical analysis to determine present and future financial performance.
  • Work with the OSP Post-Award Assistant Director of Financial Compliance and Senior Financial Analyst on system upgrades or strategic realignment of the workforce necessary to increase quality and/or efficiency in achieving financial compliance objectives.
  • Provide guidance to departments on financial management of sponsored programs and ensure sponsor and University policies and procedures are followed consistently to minimize the University’s risk related to non-compliance with federal requirements.

Minimum Requirements:
Education: Bachelor's degree

Experience: At least three years of grant and contract experience. Seven years of experience may be accepted in lieu of degree.

Preferred Certification:
Licensure: Certified Research Administrator (CRA) certification.

Physical Demands:
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

To Apply:

Please apply through Workday, and search for R0041192 by searching ‘Find Jobs.’ Complete an application online with the following documents:
  • CV
  • Cover letter

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.

References will be completed via UVA’s standardized process Skill Survey. A total of five references will be requested via SkillSurvey during the final phase of the interview process.

For questions about the application process, please contact Jessica Speth, Academic Recruiter, at js9rk@virginia.edu.

For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

Sign up for job alerts

Not You?

Thank you

Share this job

Not You?

Thank you for sharing this job

Similar Jobs

Program Administrator (GO Virginia)

Business Operations Specialists, All Other Dept of Housing & Cmnty Devel 495333 RICHMOND Virginia United States 600 E MAIN STREET SUITE 330, Downtown, RICHMOND, Virginia, United States, 23219 Dept of Housing & Cmnty Devel Administrative Services
Do you want to be a part of a dynamic team helping to diversify regional economies and drive new job growth in communities across the state of Virginia? If so, this position is for you! The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development ...

Business Administration and Management Adjunct Faculty (Part-Time)

Virginia Western Community College https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/57136 Roanoke Virginia United States Roanoke, Virginia, United States Business, Technology & Trades (VW286)
Title: Business Administration and Management Adjunct Faculty (Part-Time) Agency: Virginia Western Community College Location: Roanoke (City) - 770 FLSA: Exempt Hiring Range: Per credit hour rate is determined based on qualifications. Full Ti...

Apply Now

Not You?

Thank you