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Financial Reporting Analyst

Apply now Job no: 502841
Work type: Exempt Staff Full-time
Location: Partial Remote, Bethlehem
Categories: Finance/Accounting

To coordinate, improve, develop, analyze and implement complex financial accounting methods used for financial planning, reporting and control. The Lehigh community takes seriously our commitment to antiracism and The Principles of our Equitable Community.

Position Number: S86520

This position is a Grade: 9-40 with an approximate salary range of $54,390-$66,190 and is subject to change based on experience, skills and qualifications

Lehigh University offers a comprehensive and family friendly benefits package which includes but is not limited to Health Care, Retirement and Educational benefits. Information can be found on our website at

1. Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports

•Develop tasks lists and coordinate schedule of reporting requirements within Controller’s Office.
•Create, utilize and maintain databases and provide audit trails and thorough documentation.
•Prepare and reconcile the University’s audited financial statements, including the statements of financial position, statement of activities, statement of cash flows and footnotes.
•Prepare various monthly reconciliations to ensure accurate financial reporting.
•Prepare monthly/quarterly/annual financial report journal entries and other journal entries as assigned.
•Prepare Athletics EADA/NCAA Report of Revenue and Expenditures and footnote(s).
•Prepare surveys for various external agencies. (Examples include, but are not limited to Moodys, IPEDS, AICUP, Middles States, Petersons, US News, and FM Global).
•Serve as contact and support for the internal and external auditors in regards to the audited financial statements, EADA/NCAA audit report and any relevant internal audits.

2. Provide specialized accounting and reporting assistance to Controller's Office

•Identify and implement opportunities to improve processes, accuracy and controls.
•Establish databases of pertinent information for use in analyzing future plans and forecasts.

Special Considerations

• Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing an accommodation for any part of the interview or hiring process may contact Lehigh's Accommodations Specialist at

• This position has fiscal or financial responsibilities other than employee expense activity, such as processing or approving transactions; monitoring or preparing budgets; or generating income for University

The duties of this position may allow the employee to work partially remote as deemed appropriate by their supervisor


•Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, a related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience

•Three to five years of related work experience

•Proficiency in financial analysis and reporting techniques

•Experience in providing audit trails and thorough documentation for financial transactions and reports

•Effective communication and collaboration skills

Successful completion of standard background checks including but not limited to: social security verification, education verification, national criminal background checks, motor vehicle checks, PATCH, FBI fingerprinting, Child Abuse Clearance and credit history based upon the requirements of the position

Only complete applications will be considered therefore please complete the application in its entirety.  Once the posting is removed from the website applications may no longer be allowed to be completed.

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