Financial Analyst

Posted June 3, 2014
Business Purdue Research Foundation
Kurz Purdue Technology Center,
Purdue Research Park of West Lafayette ,
1281 Win Hentschel Blvd., West Lafayette
Position Type Full-time, Exempt (Full benefits apply)
Start Date Immediate Availability

Duties / Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare timely, relevant and accurate reporting and financial analysis for Purdue Research Foundation.
  • Prepare specific real estate reports and perform analysis related to Purdue Research Foundation’s real estate portfolio.
  • Evaluate real estate leases, purchases, sales and record transactions appropriately.
  • Evaluate facility projects including rate of return and provide recommendations to management.
  • Assist with monthly, quarterly and annual budget reports and analysis.
  • Maintain and develop various financial models and standard templates distributed for use by all of Finance during the planning processes ensuring quality, accuracy and focused analytic review.
  • Prepare financial reports, charts, tables and other exhibits as requested.
  • Research and resolve inquiries from management.
  • Utilize various computer financial information systems in the preparation of analyses, evaluation and reports.
  • Using financial analysis techniques, tools and concepts,  provide practical counsel to departments and management in order to drive business results.

Requirements / Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Exceptional skills in Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to use good judgment, diplomacy, maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion on various operational matters.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet multiple deadlines.
  • Must be a motivated, adaptable team player with the ability to exercise initiative and work well with others.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • 5-7 years financial experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding and working knowledge of accounting principles.

Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to the Director of Human Resources at A criminal conviction check and negative controlled substance test are required for employment in this position. Purdue Research Foundation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.