Financial Analyst – College of Law Job at University of Tennessee – 4.2 in Knoxville, TN


Provide financial analysis and support across a variety of areas potentially including revenue and expense budgeting, forecasting and analysis, and other ad hoc analysis projects

Develop and maintain complex Excel financial spreadsheets and charts

Produce frequent financial and key performance indicator reports including variance analysis and trending reports

Support the month-end financial closing process by analyzing data and identifying errors and inconsistencies

Support the Assistant Dean of Finance with other duties and special projects as needed

About College of Law

CHANGING LIVES TOGETHER, Founded in 1890, the college prepares tomorrow’s lawyers through clinical and skills training, innovative classroom teaching, legal writing, and professional values. UT Law is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a charter member of the Association of American Law Schools. We are fostering the next generation of leaders and lawyers through academic diligence, experiential learning, and a call to improve the lives of those in our communities.


Our mission is to prepare students for the practice of law by integrating theory and practice across the curriculum. We do so with emphasis on clinical and skills training, innovative classroom teaching, legal writing, and professional values we endeavor to produce high-quality scholarship that examines, explains, critiques, and improves the law and the legal system. We strive to serve the university, the profession, and the public by developing and sharing our talents and expertise. Visit law.utk.edu to learn more.

Required Education, Skills & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Analytics

3 to 5 years of professional finance or accounting experience to include experience involving financial analysis, budgeting, and modeling

Possess exceptional computer and analytical skills with the ability to translate raw data into information and knowledge through the use of reports and graphical displays. Knowledge of data warehouse methodologies, data modeling, and analytics.

Analytical, accurate, detail-oriented, and a self-starter able to meet deadlines and work successfully in a fast-paced environment

Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. Must possess organizational skills; strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external management and college faculty and staff

Ability to manage projects and facilitate successful and timely completion; must be self-motivated and able to self-direct the work

Proficiency with advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint is essential and absolutely required

Must be adaptable and able to quickly learn new software programs

Preferred Skills & Experience:
Experience in Higher Education; experience working with SAP; experience with fund accounting and non-profit or governmental reporting.

Application Process:
The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.

Interested individuals should provide a cover letter addressing professional experience relevant to each required minimum qualification, a resume, and complete contact information for 3 professional references.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.

About the Company

Company: University of Tennessee – 4.2

Company Location:  Knoxville, TN

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About University of Tennessee - 4.2