Knox College, Financial Analyst

Knox College invites applications for a Financial Analyst. This is a full-time salaried position reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Administration. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Developing and maintaining forecasting models for complex data and benchmarking.
  • Preparing reports and projections based on analysis which will be used to guide and influence long term and strategic decision making.
  • Preparing yearly and quarterly reports
  • Recommending actions to improve financial performance by analyzing results, monitoring variances, and identifying trends
  • Assist with the development of the annual budget and monitoring budget-to-actual performance.

Job qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in accounting, finance, or other related area; two years of successful experience in financial analysis; exceptional analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and identify trends; exceptional interpersonal skill and the ability to communicate well with all levels.  Knowledge of higher education financial systems and industry-specific issues is preferred.  The successful candidate will have a strong ability to assume initiative by identifying required tasks and completing them with little supervision.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, Employment Application, and information for three professional references to Knox College, 2 E. South Street, K-200, Galesburg, IL 61401, or email to Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Knox College is a nationally ranked, private, residential liberal arts college of 1,400 undergraduate students located in Galesburg, Illinois. Founded in 1837 by social reformers strongly opposed to slavery, Knox was one of the first colleges in the United States open to all, regardless of race, gender, and financial means. With a campus population of remarkable diversity that includes students from 48 states and 51 countries, significant representation of first-generation college students, and substantial cultural and racial-ethnic diversity, Knox is a vibrant and creative community.

Knox College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.