Associate Director of Finance - Goizueta Business School

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Goizueta Business School
GBS: Finance Administration
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Revenue Cycle & Managed Care
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The Goizueta Business School at Emory University is looking for a highly motivated Associate Director of Finance with strong analytical skills and a growth mindset. A quick learner and team player who is self-driven with the willingness to go above and beyond to ensure outstanding service to business school staff, faculty, and leaders.



  • Plans and manages a variety of financial and related activities.
  • Provides leadership and participates in long-range financial planning, trending, and budgeting.
  • Analyzes and presents financial trends and generates executive summaries of consolidated and unit specific financial reports.
  • Prepares recommendations regarding the appropriate utilization of budgets/funds.
  • Ensures the integrity and accuracy of financial information and reporting for assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Develops short and long term financial goals and implements fiscal policies to support the financial viability of the organization.
  • Assesses cash needs, manages cash flow and maximizes the appropriate use of funds.
  • Oversees, coordinates and manages special projects.
  • Finalizes budgets, conducts feasibility analyses, researches and drafts business processes, and performs comprehensive operational assessments of business units.
  • Prepares financial sections for various reports.
  • Evaluates and recommends funding levels for various business operations/programs.
  • Monitors, develops and facilitates action plans to address deficit accounts.
  • Tracks and addresses funds flow and cash reserves, capital equipment funding, debt service and new building construction.
  • Researches and assists in forecasting the financial impact of changes to programs.
  • Prepares materials and keeps leadership informed about budgets, funds flow, accounts, surpluses, deficits, and other financial affairs.
  • Collaborates with others to facilitate projects and ensure timelines and action plans are accomplished.
  • Reviews financial and statistical reports, summarizes trends, and recommends actions to take.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with banks, auditors and other constituents.
  • May supervise staff.
  • May represent the organization in external financial or business activities.
  • Develops and prepares operational and statistical reports.
  • May utilize data analytics tools and techniques to effectively identify patterns in data, predict expected outcomes, and facilitate more informed business decisions.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business management or a related field.
  • Five years of professional experience in accounting, finance, project management or strategic planning.
  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • A working knowledge of financial information systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department. This role requires residency in the state of GA. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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