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Financial Analyst III

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Company Name
The Jackson Laboratory
Physical Address
600 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Job Description

Financial Analyst III
Job Locations

US-ME-Bar Harbor

Job ID



Financial Analysts’ are responsible for providing financial and analytical support to various laboratory programs including Scientific Services. Duties include but are not limited to working with directors/managers of these areas in developing their budgets, forecasts and financial strategic plans as well as day to day financial management of their areas and will also conduct complex cost/financial modeling analysis as needed.

Budgeting, Forecasting and Strategic Financial Planning: Works with program managers, financial managers, department managers or designated budget personnel to assist in operating/capital budgets, forecasts and longer term financial strategic planning. Assists in the development and financial viability analysis of capital projects lab wide.

Account Management / Variance Analysis: Monitors operations to assure compliance with budgets. Conducts variance analysis of actual costs/revenues vs. budget or forecast. Provides detailed explanations of the monthly financials, proposed budgets, forecasts and strategic plans. Assures accurate capture of costs and accruals as needed.

Cost Analysis: Analyze the financial impact of operational changes on operating budgets and reports to senior management. Assists managers in controlling their costs via cost and planning analysis specific to the managers’ areas. Insure that managers understand and can use the results of these analyses. As a result of these analyses, recommend process improvements that increase quality and/or reduces costs.

Financial Modeling: Evaluate operations and develop financial models for use of senior management to make sound financial resource and strategic planning decisions.

Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or a related subject and 5 years of successful experience in a position having financial analysis as the principal responsibility.

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of budgeting with three (3) or more years of successful experience providing a systematic review, analysis, interpretation and/or evaluation of budgets as the principal responsibility.
  • High level of proficiency using Excel, extensive work with pivot tables and report writing tools such as Power BI are required
  • Ability to prepare a variety of financial statements, reports, analyses and model the economic dynamics of the departments they support.

Please submit a cover letter of interest and resume!
About Us

The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,300 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

The Jackson Laboratory’s 43-acre scenic Bar Harbor campus is nestled between the Gulf of Maine and the mountains of Acadia National Park. Some of the best hiking and biking in the world (over 50 square miles of mountains, lakes, views, and dramatic coastline) is accessible from our campus. We are one mile from downtown Bar Harbor, which offers a vibrant downtown district with a plethora of restaurants, shops, museums, and galleries.

JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients’ lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 “Best Places to Work in Academia” in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!

Our Values:

INTEGRITY – Courage and commitment to do what is right

PEOPLE – Inspiring our people to enhance the health of all

ONE TEAM – Unified by our promise to transform medicine and science

EXCELLENCE – Achieving world-class results

INNOVATION – Leading with discovery and creative solutions

STEWARDSHIP – Caring for and enhancing the resources entrusted to us

What do we have to offer?

JAX offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, including a medical plan, outstanding retirement plan, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement including an MBA program. Our campus offers a fitness center with an award-winning wellness program, an onsite full service cafeteria, and a fully operational primary care facility available to employees and their families.

Most importantly, every position contributes to JAX’s mission of discovering precise genomic solutions for human disease and empowering the global biomedical community in our shared quest to improve human health.

Employment will require successful completion of references, background check and credit check.

The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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