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Financial Analyst at Nemours in Wilmington, Delaware

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own. 

The Financial Analyst - Research is responsible for providing financial support for the Research Department annual operating budget, and monthly and ad hoc financial reporting and analysis under the direction of the Research Financial Performance Manager.   Responsibilities include collecting and summarizing full time equivalent information for the Annual Operating Budget process, preparing cost transfers, managing R&D accounts, distributing financial reports for Nemours sponsored activities, coding APIA expenses, tracking graduate student funding and acting as the primary contact for miscellaneous cash invoicing and deposits. 


  • Must have a business degree where an understanding of numbers and analysis is required (Accounting, Finance, Economics).

  • At least one year of relevant financial experience required.

Needed Skills:

  • Solid understanding of accounting principles

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills

  • Ability to work independently and multi-task

  • Build and foster professional relationships​

  • Financial skills including reconciliations and using excel to summarize and analyze data.

Essential Functions:

  • Collect and summarize FTE information for all Research sites.  Maintain current FTE budget data for reporting and management review.  Responsibilities include reconciling data to approved FTEs and maintaining effort information in the institution’s effort reporting system. 

  • Distribute monthly financial reports for Nemours sponsored activities to researchers and administrators.  Prepare summarized information for management review.

  • Prepare cost transfers for Delaware Valley payroll corrections.

  • Manage department’s R&D accounts.  Distribute finanical reports to researchers and prepare summary reports for management.  Assist researchers with inquiries, provide guidance on allowable spending and assist with preparation and submission of reimbursements.

  • Maintain the graduate student funding summary for monthly accruals and management decision considerations.  Liaison with external university partners to ensure internal processes are followed.  Code invoices and reconcile expenses to individual funding agreements.

  • Code expenses and related functions as needed.

  • Code deposits and provide backup.

  • Prepare miscellaneous invoices for payment and implement process improvements.

  • Perform special projects as identified by Research Administration management.

Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.